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Issue #88 December / January 2013

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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 72 Favorite Subjects
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No 74 People & Figures Now you can enter using digital printouts and online!
24 A Day in the Life of an Artist MEL LEIPZIG
A series where we take a look into the lives of some of the world's most noted artists
by Wende Caporale
United States
28 Chairman's Letter
30 Masters Showcase
Four top artists showcase their work
32 Painterly Style with a Contemporary Vibe
Mary Sauer talks with executive director of The Portrait Society of America, Christine Egnoski
36 Aaron Westerburg
Demonstrates his technique
38 Oil Pencil
A Long Journey
Bill Vuksanovich views design as the quintessential concept of art
48 Station Points Tips & Insights from James Gurney
Sketching people in the wild
52 Part 8 The S-Design and the Circle Design
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
56 Mastering Brushstrokes
Albert Handell talks about his painting technique
62 Tuning in
Stanka Kordic paints alla prima AND with glazes for heightened luminosity and texture to get a feel for what the paint needs
70 Are you a Form Painter or a Color Painter?
Daniel Maidman demonstrates transparent and opaque techniques in figurative painting
76 The Liberty to Explore
Ali A. Aryan benefits from the complete freedom of endless experimentation
84 Master Painters of the World
Francis Gingras
86 Bringing the Past Alive
John Bradley finds inspiration from old photographs and the story they tell
New Zealand
94 Do we see what is real?
By limiting the 'clutter', Miranda Woollett can focus on the big questions she is trying to resolve
United Kingdom
102 Master Painters of the World
Vanja Crew
106 Master Painters of the World
Natalie Toplass
110 True to Life
Hisamu Kido adores portraiture and recommends a practiced, respectful and thoughtful approach to the art form
124 The Making of an Artist Part 44
'Eye Pathways' and 'Atmospheric Perspective'
by Barry John Raybould
126 Do You Have a Long Term Vision About Your Art?
Develop a career path and boost your cash flow with these handy tips
by Graeme Smith
128 How to Subscribe & Order
136 The Little Things
John Lovett shows us how getting the punctuating marks right can bring your painting to life
140 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
144 Art Materials & Instruction Locator
144 Classifieds