August 2017 Current Issue 398

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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
2 Portfolio
A look at art activity from around the country
10 Art Materials News
S & S products
12 Professional Artist
by Graeme Smith
14 Art Material News
Carson products
16 Where are they now?
We feature the artwork of Camelia Smith
Features
20 Special Feature: Masters of Melbourne Part 2
We feature artworks and top tips from Bill Caldwell and Maxwell Wilks as a prelude to the Twenty Melbourne Painters Inc exhibition this year
Cover Stories
26 A Bold and Energetic Approach
Capturing the moment with bold color and confident mark-making
by Anne Melloy
36 The Power of Art for Good Causes
How to tackle an art project with a mission, which requires considerable research and planning
by Pamela Griffith
Features
46 Four Amigos Demonstration - what happens when from arty friends hit the easel running for an afternoon?
Demonstrations by Mike Barr, Alan Rakmachandran, Gerhard Ritter and Bill Truslove
Regulars
59 Art Event
Noosa Open Studios
Watercolor 60 Learn How to Colour Co-ordinate Your Painting
Continuing a series on painting Australian light
by Jenny MacNaughton
Features
Pastel 66 Pastel Perspetives Series
Part 12 - More about under-painting
by Amanda McLean
Regulars
73 Art Prizes & Competitions
80 Classified Advertising