Issue #98 August / September 2014
In This Issue
The magazine for artists by artists from around the world.
International Prize Winners
All the Prize Winners in International Artist magazine Challenge No. 82, People & Figures
Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 84, Landscapes. Or, you can enter using digital printouts and online!
A Day in the Life of an Artist: Max Ginsburg
A series where we take a look into the lives of some of the world's most noted artists.
by Wende Caporale
An Annual Celebration of the Arts
by Krystle Stricklin
16th Annual Award Winners Showcase
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Sketching Animals from Life: Part 2
Experimentation allows for development in your artwork; this article shows how to create an impasto painting after many years of creating works that have smooth blends.
by Daniel Maidman
Advance Practice in Art
Understanding, Light, Value and Color, Part I
by Tim Breaux
Seeing Color in the Desert
by Eric Merrell
The "Perils" of Using Photographic Reference
by Bob Brandt
Working directly from life without a drawn composition, Ingrid Christensen relies upon setup, tone and colour to paint a contemporary still life.
Finding Light in the Darkness
Using the clair-obscur technique, John Boe Paulsen paints figurative works that are technically sound and filled with narrative
From the subjects to the setup to the lighting, Stefaan Eyckmans freely controls each aspect of his realistic still lifes
Wash Over White
In four demonstrations, John Stephens provides tips on how to get smooth blends with acrylics by scumbling and glazing
John Lovett explains methods to painting thin lines and the importance of keeping your brushes and tools fresh
References as Inspiration
Through photos and studies Yael Maimon identifies the ideal composition, direction, color and value for each of her works
The Aura of Landscapes
Rather than exactly reproducing lands, Susanne Mull captures her perceived reality of a scene in pastels
Professional Artist: Is Copyright Worth Money?
How to earn extra income through artwork copyrights.
by Graeme Smith
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 54
Color Map and After the Party
by Barry John Raybould
Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things that no one else will tell you