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Issue #95 February / March 2014

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Issue 95

In This Issue

The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.

4 International Prize Winners
All the Prize Winners in International Artist magazine Challenge No. 79, Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 81, Still Life. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
23 Leverage
Applying new business tactics may help magnify your efforts toward increased sales and interest
by Graeme Smith
24 A Day in the Life of an Artist: Ellen Eagle
A series where we take a look into the lives of some of the world's most noted artists.
by Wendy Caporale
The Art of the Portrait
28 Chairman's Letter
30 Face-to-Face
With the 2014 The Art of the Portrait Faculty
by Christine Egnoski
38 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Two Artists Paint a Blacksmith Shop
42 Part 15 Lines
This final column by award-winning, all-media artist Bill James discusses an important element of art-line.
46 Finding His Way
Jeremy Lipking has discovered his subject matter and is exploring it deeper than ever before
by Joshua Rose
56 West of Modern
Logan Maxwell Hagege shares his simplistic approach to his 2014 Masters of the American West signature piece Mesa Drifters
by John Geraghty
United States
66 Collaborating on Concepts
Husband-and-wife Hans and Beth (de Loiselle) Guerin constantly push one another leading to new and challenging projects
76 Composition, Value and Placement
Using a set of fundamental principles, Teresa Oaxaca shares how to create works of art that will hold a viewer's attention
82 From On Site to the Studio
By beginning with a plein air painting and reference photos, Elaine Lisle expands her pieces into detailed large-scale studio works
90 Supporting the Original Version
Beginning each painting with a specific goal, Aaron Westerberg comgines elements that help support and enhance his ideas
United Kingdom
96 An Architectural Perspective
Robert Wells records places around him in sketchbooks, finding unique vantage points that help design his cityscapes
New Zealand
104 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
108 Juxtaposing Elements
Artist Josh Tiessen is inspired by nature's naturally occurring contrasts for his works that showcase a limited palette with edge lighting
116 Creating the Illusion of Depth with Lost and Found Edges
Working wet-in-wet, Fabio Cembranelli shares techniques for shape definition in watercolour compositions
124 Regions of Suggestion
By using suggestion and subtlety, John Lovett allows viewers to actively interpret his paintings
138 Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 51
Saturation Changes in Shadows and Evening Sentinels.
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you.