December 2018 Current Issue 414

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In each monthly issue of Australian Artist magazine we take you inside the studios of the Australia's best artists. They tell you the thought processes behind their creative methods and reveal their painting techniques.

In This Issue

The magazine for artists by artists.
Regulars
6 Portfolio
A look at art activity from around the country
9 Special Feature form CHROMA Acrylics
Features
10 Artist Workshop
How did you paint that?
by Annee Kelly
Regulars
14 Mike Barr on "Everything Art"
Blogs, demos and pictorials
by Mike Barr
Features
Watercolor 18 New Watercolour Series
Demonstrations and top tips from John Lovett
by John Lovett
24 Artist's Information: The Challenge of Commissions
The nuts and bolts of commission work explained in a jiffy
by Elena Parashko
28 Just Put Your Art Onto EVERYTHING!
Make money and create gifts out of your art this Christmas
by De Gillett Cox
Cover Stories
Watercolor 34 A mini-series on the three key issues in watercolour painting; starting with composition
by Mike Kowalski
Features
46 Micro and Macro: Mixing Mediums for the Right Effect
Combining Metal Point and Coloured Pencil for detailed subjects
by Carole Bann
58 10 Steps to Paint Like an Impressionist
Part 8 Assessing your work
by Colley Whisson
68 Artist's Pictorial
Lyn Mellady & Julie Goldspink
68 Paint, Paper, Play #6
by Antoinette Blythe
Regulars
72 Professional Artist
by Graeme Smith
76 Art Prizes & Competitions
80 Classified advertising