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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
6 New Special Feature from CHROMA Acrylics
Cover Stories
12 Preparing an Exhibition
Top tips on your next exhibition, and equally, on painting buildings and architectural features.
by Maxine Wade
Features
19 The Magnificent Eucalypt
Saluting the humble gum by painting it well.
by Amanda Hyatt
26 Painting interiors using Wet-Into-Wet technique
The benefits of wet-into-wet technique and applying it to sheds and other interior subjects.
by Sue Hibbert
34 Facebook Friends
A special feature showcasing paintings by new artist sourced from our Facebook pages.
Cover Stories
38 The Sheer Complexity of Colour
Color can be baffling, but it's all about relationships and logic.
by Lyn Diefenbach
Features
Acrylic 50 Fundamentals of the New Era Acrylics, Part 2
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 58 Wet-Into-Wet Portrait Painting
Speed up your watercolour portraits by using this practical technique.
by Lorraine Lewitzka
Oil 66 Easy Working Process in Oils
From photo to finished painting, this demonstration from Grampians Brushes 2017 explains a working process that breaks down a painting into manageable stages.
by Robert Knight
Regulars
70 Professional Artist
by Graeme Smith
74 Art Prize & Competitions
80 Classified Advertising