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Issue #98 August / September 2014

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Issue 98

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. 82, People & Figures
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 84, Landscapes. Or, you can enter using digital printouts and online!
24 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
28 Chairman's Letter
29 An Annual Celebration of the Arts
by Krystle Stricklin
34 16th Annual Award Winners Showcase
40 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Sketching Animals from Life: Part 2
46 Starting Over
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
52 Advance Practice in Art
Understanding, Light, Value and Color, Part I
by Tim Breaux
56 Seeing Color in the Desert
by Eric Merrell
64 The "Perils" of Using Photographic Reference
by Bob Brandt
70 Suggesting Reality
Working directly from life without a drawn composition, Ingrid Christensen relies upon setup, tone and colour to paint a contemporary still life.
78 Finding Light in the Darkness
Using the clair-obscur technique, John Boe Paulsen paints figurative works that are technically sound and filled with narrative
88 Hands-on Process
From the subjects to the setup to the lighting, Stefaan Eyckmans freely controls each aspect of his realistic still lifes
United States
98 Wash Over White
In four demonstrations, John Stephens provides tips on how to get smooth blends with acrylics by scumbling and glazing
108 Fine Lines
John Lovett explains methods to painting thin lines and the importance of keeping your brushes and tools fresh
112 References as Inspiration
Through photos and studies Yael Maimon identifies the ideal composition, direction, color and value for each of her works
120 The Aura of Landscapes
Rather than exactly reproducing lands, Susanne Mull captures her perceived reality of a scene in pastels
131 Professional Artist: Is Copyright Worth Money?
How to earn extra income through artwork copyrights.
by Graeme Smith
134 Painting Workshop
New Zealand artist Richard Robinson critiques some student paintings from his online workshop and demonstrates key points with his own painting
138 Discovering Art: The Making of an Artist Part 54
Color Map and After the Party
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things that no one else will tell you