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Issue #69 October / November 2009

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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 53 Still Life & Florals
29 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No 55 Landscapes. Now you can enter using digital printouts and online!
Inspiration
36 A Day in the Life of Sculptor Marc Mellon
The second of our new series where we take a look into the lives of some of our most noted artists
by Wende Caporale
United States
38 Portrait News and Notes
by Gordon Wetmore
40 Mary Kenyon Demonstrates
44 Portrait Masters Showcase
47 Joseph Todorovitch
Finding Beauty in the Everyday
by Amanda Apostol
50 Masterpiece in the Making
Experience the development of a new major work by Zhuo S. Liang from research to completion
by John Geraghty
58 Stay in Focus
Information gathered at a high school photography course helped Randy Ford lay the foundation for the painting process he still uses to this day
68 Turning watercolors into oils
Chris McHenry shows how he uses small plein air watercolor paintings as color studies for full sized oil-on-linen works
78 James Gurney Masterclass Part 1
James Gurney, the multi-talented author, artist and illustrator of the world famous Dinotopia series of books and television programs reveals some of the traditional methods used by artists since the Renaissance
Canada
82 In his previous life as an architect, Barrie Chadwick learned the proper way to make finely detailed field notes that he could later translate onto his canvas back in the studio
In his previous life as an architect, Barrie Chadwick learned the proper way to make finely detailed field notes that he could later translate onto his canvas back in the studio
100 Visions of an Unknown Land
Raymond Quenneville takes elements from countries near and far to create his mystical landscapes in oils
United Kingdom
108 An Affinity with our Fellow Travellers
Driven by the beauty and intricacy of the wilderness, Pollyanna Pickering traveled into some of the most remote and inhospitable parts of the world, to study and paint endangered species in their increasingly fragile habitats
116 Art in Epic Proportions Part 3 Rainforest
We continue with the next leg of Tony Foster's 6-part world journey in watercolour, showcasing his epic art book, Painting at the Edge of the World
Workshop
120 Understanding Color
Michael Wilcox is a leading expert in the science of color. Here in the second of his new series he explains the science of color
124 The Making of an Artist
Part 25: 'What are the 3 characteristics of Color?' and 'Contrast of Temperature'
by Barry John Raybould
Departments
128 How to Subscribe
Workshop
135 Let's Look at Size
What single service, product, or idea is your best hope for the future?
by Graeme Smith
136 Harley Brown's Fascinating Things No One Else Will Tell You
Part 43 The Main Dish
140 Across the Outback with My Paintbox
Earlier this year John Lovett left his home and studio in South East Queensland to take an extended trip across outback Australia which will end on the Margaret River in Western Australia
Departments
144 Art Materials & Instruction Locator
144 Classifieds