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Issue #118 December / January 2017

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Issue 118

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. 102, Abstract/Experimental Art
21 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 104, Favorite Subjects. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
The Art of the Portrait
25 Focus on Materials
In each issue we examine some of the essential art materials available to practicing artists
Departments
26 Professional Artist: Do people buy artwork the first time they think about it?
Strategies for marketing your artwork to current and new collectors
by Graeme Smith
The Art of the Portrait
28 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
Columns
30 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Maquettes for Fantasy Architecture
The Art of the Portrait
36 Chairman's Letter
38 Balancing a Creative Life: An Interview with Artist Susan Wakeen
by Christine Egnoski
42 Master Showcase
44 An oil demonstration with Candice Bohannon
Columns
46 From Inspiration to Artist - Part 2
Professional artist Janet A. Cook shares her insights on the path to a successful career
52 Inspiration Around Every Corner
The people and scenes of California's Monterey Peninsula often inspire the paintings of Warren Chang
58 Contemporary Classicism
The artwork of Hollis Dunlap blends the academic tradition with his own unique vision
by Rochelle Belsito
United States
68 Individual Style
Paul Balmer shares his unique approach to painting that utilizes unconventional tools and perspectives
Italy
78 Interior Settings
Alexander "Sasha" Sergeeff relies on research and observation to paint rooms filled with life and energy
United States
88 Victoria Herrera
Creating harmony
92 The Art of Persistence
The super-realistic paintings of David Holmes highlight his extreme precision and meticulous methodology
102 Josef Kote
Expressing your inner vision
China
106 The Language of Watercolor
Zhou Tianya shares the importance of color, value, composition and individuality in watercolor painting
Australia
116 Amanda Hyatt
Lessons in Watercolour, Part 7 - Painting Figures
120 From Little Things...
Painting small-scale sketches enabled John Lovett to experiment with technique and compositions
124 Amanda McLean
Pastel Perspectives, Part 7 - Seascapes
Departments
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 74
Color Spots & The New Mengu Village
by Barry John Raybould
140 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you