May 2019 Past Issues 419
- Over 80 pages in every monthly issue
- More like a book than a magazine
- More articles for your money
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 IssueThe magazine for artists by artists.
A look at art activity from around the country
Special Feature from CHROMA Acrylics
Micke Barr on "Everything Art"
Blogs, demos and pictorials
by Mike Barr
Art Materials News from Canson
Motivated by Emotion
Combining the subject's expression with the artist's interpretation of it, can produce poignant images of wildlife
by Sharon Moroney
Showcasing two artist from this year's USQ McGregor Winter Arts Retreat
We asked 8 artists to select a recent artwork and reflect on their inspiration and working progress.
Shadow Play - Easy Steps to Bring a Painting to Life
How to use strong, concise areas of light and dark to create depth and impact in watercolour.
by James McKay
Special Features: The Power of a Place - Responding to Arkaroola
Proficiency in expressionism comes from responding to inspiration and being driven to orchestrate marks. It's a journey from randomness and chaos to poetry
by Peter Griffen
Special Feature: the Beaks and Bills of Birds
We continue this mini-series on anatomical structure for artists, putting the spotlight on a intriguing part of the heads of birds - beaks and bills
by Dr. Natalia Balo
Showcasing more en plein air watercolour demonstrations from Chan Dissanayake
by Chan Dissonayake
Art Materials Series
Paint, Paper, Play #11
by Lynette Orzlowski from Canson
We showcase the Artists Society of Canberra Member's Exhibition
by Graeme Smith
Art Prizes & Competitions