January 2017 Past Issues 391

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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
Art Prize Challenge 9 Call for entries for Art Prize Challenge No. 67: Seascapes, Rivers & Lakes
Professional Artist 12 Is Selling Necessary if People Fall in Love with a Painting?
by Graeme Smith
Features
14 Artist's Pictorial
Scott Christensen makes a splash
Cover Stories
20 How to Maximize Your Visual Impact
Easy ways to boost the appeal of your paintings
by Colley Whisson
Features
26 En Plein Air Part 2: About Colour and Paint
If plein air painting has never worked for your, here is the definitive guide to making it a successful part of your creative process
by Brett "Mon" Garling
Cover Stories
32 Watercolor Series on Painting Australian Light
Part 4: Let's explore the beauty of backlighting
by Jenny McNaughton
Features
39 Reader Offer
Win a Tassie Art Holiday
40 Scratch Me Happy!
Using scratchboard to create realistic and expressive animal portraits.
by Geraldine Simmons
Art Prizes 50 The Coal & Allied Singleton Art Prize
56 Pastel Perspective Series
Part 5: Water
by Amanda McLean
Regulars
62 Workshops/Critiques
by Richard Robinson
Features
Art Societies 66 Pastel Society of Victoria and Ku-Ring-gai Art Society, Sydney
Regulars
73 How to Subscribe
75 Art Prizes & Competitions
80 Classified Advertising