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Issue #83 February / March 2012

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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 67 Wildlife
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No 69 Flowers & Gardens. Now you can enter using digital printouts and online!
United States
24 Chairman's Letter
26 Words of Wisdom
Christine Egnoski speaks with the 2012 Portrait Society Faculty
32 Masters Showcase
34 Portrait Demonstration THOMAS REIS
Inspiration
36 A Day in the Life of an Artist GABRIELLA DELLOSSO
A series where we take a look into the lives of some of the world's most noted artists
by Wende Caporale
Illustration
40 Brom the Storyteller
We look at what drives this seasonal illustrator
by Rebecca Guay
Departments
48 OUR 2012 SCHEDULE Painting Workshop Vacations
United States
50 James Gurney Masterclass Part 7 Cloud Shadows
James Gurney, the author, artist, and illustrator of the #1 best selling art instruction books Imaginative Realism and Color and Light reveals useful insights about painting light.
54 Part 3 Landscape Painting with Oil and watercolor
Readers are in for a treat in the months to come as you enjoy this regular column by award winning all media artist Bill James
58 Control Your Acrylics With A White Paint Impasto
John Stephens recognized what Titanium White Underpainting could do for his acrylic paintings - and has not returned to oils!
68 Using Imaginative Color
Reiko Hervin enlivened her paintings by stretching her color boundaries
76 Big, Bizarre and Bountiful Painting the Everglades
The natural attractions of her home state have inspired a search for drama for Carmen Beechers
Bulgaria
84 Balancing Act
Aleksandar Alexov achieves authenticity in his miniatures by treating color and shape as equal partners in wildlife art
90 Your Painting Workshops Start This Issue!
New Zealand artist, Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
Canada
98 The Power of Sheer Beauty
Guy-Anne Massicotte's still life realism flirts with abstraction, creating a beautiful tension
Japan
108 Side-by-Side in Japan: Two Artists, Two Perspectives
Gary Snavely and Tatsuo Inoue prove that opposites truly do attract, resulting in a unique, shared, creative experience
United Kingdom
116 Expressive Evolution
Carole Baker uses colour as the prime motivator when designing a painting
126 The Making of an Artist Part 39
'Straight Line Approximation' & 'Unequal Space Division'
by Barry John Raybould
Departments
128 How to Subscribe
Workshop
135 Dealing With a Sales Problem is Like Baking A Cake
by Graeme Smith
136 Accent Colour
John Lovett shows you how to use watercolour's most powerful tool
140 Harley Brown's Fascinating Things No One Else Will Tell You
Part 57 Lost Edges and the Child's Eyes
Departments
144 Art Materials & Instruction Locator
144 Classifieds