October 2017 Current Issue 400

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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
4 Portfolio
A look at art activity from around the country
11 Art Materials News
CANSON products are demonstrated by artist Antoinette Blyth
Cover Stories
Watercolor 18 The Power of Black and White... and Grey
Tonal structure forms the road map for great golour painting
by Harry Westera
Scratchboard 24 Where Are They Now?
We feature the scratchboard art of Judy Edwards-White and colored scratchboard demonstration
Features
32 2017 Archibald Prize
Annual review
by Helen Grant
Cover Stories
38 More Than An Historic Record
The art of the late John Duncan Firth
Features
49 Special Feature Playing with Fire Part 2
An encaustic painting demonstration by Sandra Henderson
54 Art Story
A tribute to David Halton
Pastel 62 Pastel Perspectives Series
Part 14 = work your paper
by Amanda McLean
68 Art Tuition Pricing Your Paintings
comprehensive and honest advice
by Maria Field
Regulars
73 Art Prize & Competitions
80 Classified advertising