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Issue #86 August / September 2012

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In This Issue

The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.

1 Letter from the Publisher
The World
4 All the Prize Winners in our International Artist magazine Challenge No 70 Abstract/Experimental
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No 72 Favorite Subjects. Now you can enter using digital printouts and online!
24 A Day in the Life of an Artist JOHN HOWARD SANDEN
A series where we take a look into the lives of some of the world's most noted artists
by Wendy Caporale
United States
28 Chairman's Letter
29 Art of the Portrait
An Annual Celebration of the Arts
34 Masters Showcase
14th Annual Awards
40 An Endless Source Wonder
For Guy Combes, the life of wildlife painting begins in the field
52 Master Painters of the World: USA Angela Vance
54 James Gurney Masterclass Part 10 Top Tips
James Gurney, artist and author of best-selling art instruction book Color and Light, wraps up his series with some useful tips
58 Part 6 Surfaces for Oils
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
62 Holistic Harmonizing of All Elements
Hunter Eddy shares his preparation, design and composition tactics for figure and portrait painting
United Kingdom
70 The Pure Inspiration of Raindrops
Sarah Wood turned to botanical art to satisfy her drive for a precise way to paint
78 Master Painters of the World: UK Martin Kinnear
80 Master Painters of the World: UK Richard Bond
82 Peter Meseldzija
The Right Color in the Right Place in the Right Manner
90 Eye-popping Details
Irene Georgopoulou invites the viewer into the secret world of the objects she depicts
98 Irresistible Mix of Elements
Heidi Willis sifted through her mind's flip file of images to revisit one that just begged to be painted
106 An Ongoing Process
A systematic and continuous process of comparison and correction works well for Sergei Oussik
114 Master Painters of the World: India Vijay Kakde
116 The Making on an Artist Part 42 'Flattening Values' and the Analysis
by Barry John Raybould
118 OUR 2012 SCHEDULE Painting Workshop Vacations
124 Various Media
Your Painting Workshops Continue
New Zealand artist, Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
128 How to Subscribe
135 What is Quality?
Graeme Smith Examines whether there really is a correlation between quality and sales
136 There's Something about Water
John Lovett reflects on the merits of depicting water in your paintings
140 Harley Brown's Fascinating Things No One Else Will Tell You Part 60 Liking Art...My Way
144 Art Materials & Instruction Locator
144 Classifieds