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Issue #134 August / September 2020

Issue 134

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. 118 Abstract/Experimental Art
19 Call for Entries
Entry form for International Artist magazine's Challenge No. 120, Favorite Subjects. Or you can enter using digital printouts and online!
Departments
23 Saving Time
Hiring an agent can help you concentrate primarily on creating artwork
by Graeme Smith
24 Art Workshop Guide
Find art workshops all around the world
Columns
26 A Painter's Journey
Part 6 -- A Year of Light
by John Hulsey
26 Focus on Materials
We spotlight essential art materials available for practicing artists
Columns
32 Station Points
Tips & Insights from James Gurney Using Complementary Colors
The Art of the Portrait
38 Chairman's Letter
40 Mario Moore: Several Lifetimes in Portraits for Princeton
by Krystle Stricklin
44 Master Showcase
46 Michael Shane Neal: Using a Photo Reference Wisely
Columns
48 Mastering Still Life Painting
Part 2 -- 3 Steps to a Successful Still Life Composition
by Kelli Folsom
52 Learning from the Masters
Painting copies of the old masters helps the artists of today to learn new techniques
by Vanessa Rothe
United States
60 Precision in Painting
Skillfully executing still lifes allows Blair Atherholt to elevate the objects depicted to new levels
68 Kim English
Capturing the moment
Canada
72 The Five Essentials
Sandy Terry shares the elements that are fundamental to her creative process
United States
80 Abstract Florals
Debora Stewart combines elements of drawing and abstract painting in her pastel works featuring bountiful blooms
Australia
88 Stephen Bennett
Pencil power
United States
92 Frank Eber
Personal visions
Departments
99 Painting Workshop
In every issue of International Artist we will feature a Painting Workshop from Richard Robinson, one of New Zealand's best artists.
Australia
104 Drawing, Sketching and Scribbling
John Lovett shares the importance of drawing and its relationship with painting
Departments
108 Important Principles of Art
Harley Brown's fascinating things no one else will tell you