Past Issues

Issue #137 February / March 2021

Issue 137

In This Issue

The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.

4 International Prize Winners
All the Prize Winners in International Artist magazine Challenge No. 121, Still Life
21 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 123, Wildlife. Or your can enter using digital printouts and online!
Departments
25 Are there basic sales steps?
by Graeme Smith
Columns
26 New Column!
Beyond the Palette with Scottsdale Artists' School
A conversation with artist and instructor Derek Penix
28 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
Columns
30 Station Points
Tips & Insights form James Gurney TRIADS, Part 1: Plein Air Experiments
The Art of the Portrait
34 Acting Chair's Letter
36 'Be Still and Know'
The Art of Suchitra Bhosie
by Krystle Stricklin
40 Master Showcase
42 Arcus
by Brendan Johnston
Columns
44 Defining Your Creative Voice
Using three essential aspects of visual expression can help artist stay true to themselves
by Larry Moore
52 Mastering Still Life Painting
Part 4 -- Avoid the Anxiety of Painting Roses with the Easy Stage-by-Stage Process
by Kelli Folsom
United States
56 Luminous Stillness
Michael Lynn Adams blends beauty and curiosity to create his luminous still life paintings
62 Working with Color
Paul Baldassini explains how to use piles and puddles for color mixing and value matching
Canada
70 Light and Atmosphere
The luminist quality of Ray Ward's landscapes allows for drama, light and atmosphere to take center stage
United States
78 Rob MacIntosh
Developing Style
82 Nature Abstracted
Aparajita Sen's latest series of painting was inspired by climate change
88 Painting Dualities
Greg Hargreaves' abstract landscapes focus on a number of contrasts, including real versus abstract and man versus wild
Australia
94 A Different Approach
John Lovett explains how using a CMYK color palette can inform your artwork
Departments
101 Painting Workshop
Join artist Kathleen Dunphy in capturing the light in the foothills of the magnificent Sierra Nevada mountains.
106 Virtual Art Academy
Making Grays & Isola del Tino, Cinque Terre, Italy
by Barry John Raybould
108 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you