Issue #38 August / September 2004
In This Issue
The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.
Letter from the Publisher
All the Prize Winners in our International Artist magazine Challenge No. 22 - Your Favorite Subject
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 24 - People & Figures
International Showcase of Award Winners
This issue we present the major prize winners from the American Watercolor Society's annual competition.
Mastering the sublime landscape
See how this master of the sublime vista translates the energy and truth of plein air studies into magnificent studio paintings.
by Wiliam Scott Jennings
Learning from the best of the Portrait
Our report on the Portrait Society of America's Conference in Boston
by Jennifer King
Painting on demand Part 12:
Commission painting can be an enjoyable challenge or distinct pain in the brush.
by Graeme Smith
The watercolors of American artist Thomas Sgouros
Learn only what you need
A rich relationship with his environment gives this artist vision for a lifetime.
by Lawrie Williamson
Classic subject, classic approach
Using the time-honored techniques of the Dutch Still Life Masters.
by Dianne Branscombe
Robert Jennings, Inez Schrader, Irene Marsh, William H. Jones, Sandra Nicholl and Pierre Bamin
Where true magic is found
This artist draws on several artistic traditions to create contemporary realist works.
by Gabriel Picart
Fairy tales and myths
Drawing inspiration from subconscious memories of a Balkan childhood.
by Andrey Yanev
A language of color
The secret of oil painting success is at your fingertips.
by Yim Mau-kun
Ways and means Part 1:
Experimenting with texture in oil paint.
by John Lovett
Pages from Bob Wade's international sketchbooks
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you Part 12:
Abstract is the key
by Harley Brown
Exploring your dark side
How to use the new crop of deepest dark pastels to create show-stoppers.
by Dianna Ponting
Jack Pardue, Nancy Slaght, Sandra Nicholl, Nicholas Sacripante, Robert Dutton, Jonathan Taylor, Kyle Thomson, Robert Beaulieu, Tim Daniels, P.O. Douslin, Ellen Dreibelbis and Guylaine Jacques
The nature around me
The fjords and the northern lights provide ample opportunity to use flowing color for glowing light effects.
by Dagfinn Bakke
How to subscribe
Tom McNeeley, Lorraine P. Dietrich, Douglas Purdon, Neil Boyle and Frances Alty-Arscott
Tiziana Ciaghi, Kim Eng Yeo, Jon Ingi Sigurmundsson and Slava Semerikov
This US artist is famous for sketching. And he thinks you should be too.
by David R. Becker
Bestsellers - Our recommended book, video and DVD buyer's guide
Methods and materials