March 2018 Current Issue 405

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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.
4 Portfolio
A look at art activity from around the country
10 Art Societies
Watercolor 14 The Thinking Medium
Shared thoughts on handling a medium which requires planning.
by Diana Jackson
Cover Stories
Acrylic 24 Fundamentals of the New Era Acrylics Part 1
In this mini-series learn how to make the most of modern acrylics by taking a closer look at the "fundamentals" of their nature and use.
by Vivi Palegeorge
Watercolor 32 Traditional Watercolour Portraits
How to progress a drawn portrait into a watercolour painting
by Lorraine Lewitzka
Plein Air 40 Plein Air is a Revolution!
It's not new, but there is a huge revival happening globally in plain air painting
by Mike Barr
Professional Artist 40 Professional Artist
by Graeme Smith
Cover Stories
Acrylic 50 Spray Painting for Creative Effects
It's a fun technique and can add an interesting dimension to your artworks
by Mitzi Vardill
Acrylic 60 Using Acrylics in Representational Art Part 5
We concluded this popular instructional series
by Barry McCann
73 Richard Robinson
Workshop and critiques
by Richard Robinson
76 Art Prizes & Competitions
80 Classified Advertising