Past Issues

Issue #48 April / May 2006

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Issue 48

In This Issue

The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.

Departments
1 Letter from the Publisher
The World
4 All the Prize Winners in our International Artist magazine Challenge No 32 Flowers & Gardens
13 Call for entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No 34 Favorite Subjects. Now you can enter using digital printouts and online!
17 International Art Society Awards Roundup
- The Central Ontario Art Association - Society of Canadian Artists - International Association of Pastel Societies - New English Art Club - San Diego Watercolor Society - Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club - Pastel Artists Canada - The Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour
United States
28 Portrait News and Notes
by Gordon Wetmore
30 Words from the wise
14 respected artists and teachers speak about some important issues impacting on artists today.
United Kingdom
36 How Paris worked its way under my skin and onto my canvas
How understanding the personality of a place can open the door to creating a visual narrative.
by Paul Kavanagh
44 Effectively portraying flowing water
This artist shares how he gained the knowledge to paint the endlessly challenging subject of flowing water.
by John Todd
56 My Country
Unity through colour continuity.
by Keith Cardnell
60 Freshen up your inspiration with a painting holiday
10 top tips for getting the most out of painting holidays abroad.
by Margaret Evans
Departments
64 International Artist Painting Workshop Vacations
Canada
66 Pouring oil on troubled waters
Have you chosen the right medium for your creative expression?
by Elizabeth Wiltzen
78 Once upon a time - telling a story through a series of images
Inspired by a folk tale a story in pictures comes to life.
by Kay Stanfield
Workshop
88 Architectural subjects
How to create interest and texture by layering detail upon detail
by John Lovett
United States
98 Color is the key to vibrant floral compostitions
This artist uses color to compose realistic traditional floral still lifes.
by Dawn Barnes
110 Enriching deep and meaningful subjects with pastel
How the unique characteristics of pastel can achieve transcendental light and lush hues for special subjects.
by Nicora Gangi
Burma (Myanmar)
118 Beyond technique
How eastern insights can shape the way you paint.
by U Lun Gywe
Departments
128 How to subscribe
Sweden
130 Symphonic variations
This Scandanavian artist produces variations on a theme that resonate well with his appreciative audience.
by Sven-Ake Svenson
Workshop
140 Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you
Let me lead you gently to your wild side.
by Harley Brown
146 The making of an artist
'Use saturated colors in the focal area' and 'Put more detail in one area'
by Barry John Raybould
Departments
148 The Biggest Book Sale in the World for Artists Starts Here!
157 Methods and materials
158 Classifieds