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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
5 Portfolio
A look at art activity from around th country
Acrylic 9 Special Features from CHROMA Acrylics
Features
12 New Series Paint, Paper, Play #2
by Lynette Orzlowski
16 Artist's Pictorial: Refined Realism
Featuring art by Herman Pekel and Paul McDonald Smith
Watercolor 20 Seeing the Light
This Central Australian exploration of the subject highlights the impact of light
by Diana Edwards
Cover Stories
Watercolor 30 Using Granulation in Watercolour
Textural effects are exciting, but also have practical applications in landscapes
by Yesim Gozukara
Watercolor 38 Paint a Watercolor Using Black
Using black in watercolour is seen as breaking a rule, as traditionally you make your own darks
by Lucy McCann
Features
48 Charcoal Drawing: Cutting Loose
Use the paper as a highlight and stay true to the beauty of black and white, with charcoal
by Robert Knight
Oil 59 Tips for Traveling with Oil Paints
by Colley Whisson
60 10 Steps to Paint like an impressionist
Part 4 on the edge of reality
by Colley Whisson
64 Artistic Elements by Robert Hagan
Part 4 The Magic of Water
by Robert Hagan
68 Art Materials News from Canson
70 Professional Artist
by Graeme Smith
Regulars
73 Art Event
Noosa Open Studios
76 Art Prizes & Competitions
80 Classified Advertising