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Issue #97 June / July 2014

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Issue 97

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. 81, Still Life
18 Make Your Exhibition a Sellout
Developing a system can lead to consistent sales during gallery exhibitions
by Graeme Smith
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 83, Wildlife.
Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
24 A Day in the Life of an Artist: Wendy Shalen
A series where we take a look into the lives of the world's most noted artists.
by Wendy Caporale
28 Chairman's Letter
30 Portrait Society
Draper Grand Prize Winners: Where Are They Now?
by Christine Egnoski
36 What's in a paint sketch?
by Ellen Cooper
38 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Sketching Animals from Life: Part I
44 The Low-chroma Portrait, Part 2: Noah Becker
by Noah Becker, with Daniel Maidman
50 Natural Talent
Young artist Brittany Weistling uses her keen drawing and observation skills to paint from the heart.
by John Geraghty
58 Once Upon a Time in the Fields of Monterey
by Warren Chang
66 Drawn to the Light
Evan Wilson uses the "slight-size" method to create his stunning light-filled oil paintings.
by John O'Hern
United States
76 Understanding the Details
Julie Bell shares how she came to recognize the patterns and rhythms of painting an animal and its coat
84 Reflections through Formalism
Through the subject of water, Danielle Eubank shows how to paint a work that relies on form, pattern and color
92 Painting Fundamentals
To portray ideas in her paintings, Andrea Kemp uses elements and principles of design such as space, pattern, value, harmony and shape
United Kingdom
100 Scumbling to Modify Layers
Bob Brandt shows how scumbling unifies elements in his complex oil paintings
United States
106 Lindsay Goodwin
Alla Prima Painting with "Shorthand" Colors
New Zealand
108 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
112 Using Soft Pastels to Capture Atmosphere
Coastal scenes and landscapes allow pastel artist Ros Harvey to create works full of color and light effects
120 Painting Water
Oliver Kohls demonstrates how to capture the dynamics of the sea using soft pastels
131 Workshop Holiday
Embarking on a painting trip with fellow artists is a unique experience that sparks learning, interaction and exploration
by John Lovett
138 Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 53
Simulation of Detail and Pianello Spring
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you