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Issue #91 June / July 2013

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Issue 91

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. 75 Wildlife
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 77 Florals & Gardens Now you can enter using digital printouts and online!
24 A Day in the Life of an Artist PATRICIA WATWOOD
A series where we take a look into the lives of some of the world's most noted artists.
by Wende Caporale
30 Chairman's Letter
32 Masters Showcase
Four top artists showcase their work
34 Charles Reid - A Watercolor Pioneer
Amanda Hollis takes a look at the illustrious career of this popular artist
38 Ryan Brown
A demonstration in oil
The World
40 Station Points Tips & Insights From James Gurney
Urban Sketching
44 Part 11 Unity, Texture and Form
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
48 Stimulation can involve a change of emphasis
Part 3 Gerald Brommer examines what stimulates creative expression and production
52 The Importance of the Specular Highlight
Daniel Maidman shows why no one part plays a more pivotal and dramatic role in a painting than the 'specular highlight'
58 Evolving Artwork
As John Dawson constructs his pieces, the work undergoes changes and alterations
by John Dawson
66 WATERCOLOR PROJECT From Sketchbook to Painting
Try your hand at this watercolour project, guided by renowned watercolorist, Malcolm Beattie
70 From a Great Height
James Zwaldo shows how an aerial view can intensify the subject, the message, movement and color
76 Look for Design in Nature
Karen Benco looks for the best view of any scene and works with Mother Nature in "re-designing" what she finds
86 The Reality of What You See
After a career in architectural rendering, Marilyn Liedman now paints as much as possible on location to use all the elements available in nature
94 A Natural Approach to Realism
Paula Henchell works in a very realistic manner, but her approach to her subject is based on asbtract design
102 Observe With Care
John Chapman stayed awhile at one of his favourite locations to obtain a better understanding of his subject
110 Painting the Cotswolds
John McCartin shows how the distinction between what you physically see and how you paint what you see, makes all the difference
122 Making, Breaking and Bending Rules
Richard Rogers explores the many possibilities presented by acrylics in this series
128 How to Subscribe & Order
128 A Guide to Writing Sales Literature
Writing copy or sales literature is not too difficult if you remember a few pointers
by Graeme Smith
131 Brush Lines
John Lovett shows his technique for perfect brush lines
134 The Making of an Artist
Part 47 'General to Specific' and 'On the Beach, Carmel'
by Barry John Raybould
136 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.
140 Harley Brown's Fascinating Things No One Else Will Tell You
Part 63 Oh, the frustrations!
144 Art Materials & Instruction Locator
144 Classifieds