Artist's Palette

magazine No 174 · Artist's Palette

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Artist's Palette is the perfect magazine for the aspiring and accomplished artist alike. Provides insights on, as well as step-by-step demonstrations from, Australian and international artists. Featuring the latest in news, reviews and products from the art world as well as exhibition previews and reviews.

Artist's Palette is sure to stimulate your artistic sense.

Inspiring People • Here is a North Queensland artist who particularly loves to paint portraits of elderly people … because she discerns so much in their faces. She enjoys inspiring people, by painting inspiring people.

Caladiums • Real Caladiums from the artist’s shadehouse were used as subjects for this delightful demonstration work. As the splotches and patterns on the Caladiums were all different, they were fun to paint … making this an easy project for the beginner.

Profound Gift • Talent is viewed as a profound gift by this painter in western New South Wales. She uses her creativity as a form of meditation … losing herself in her art.

Enjoyment • Pleasure is the motivation for this lady who urges her peers to have fun creating. She believes it is vital to enjoy what she is doing; and her enjoyment shines through her work.


Sketching and Painting in Paradise • Paradise conjures up clear azure skies, white fluffy clouds bouncing along on a warm tropical breeze, swaying palm trees on white sandy beaches, and a serene and relaxing ambience.


Lifelong Passion • This amazing man takes great pleasure in discussing his devotion to art … and the fascinating journey he is enjoying in an endless pursuit of creativity.

Billy’s Boiled • A master of the acrylic medium describes in careful detail his technique for creating this glowing work of art … with realism that makes it almost too hot to touch.

Multi-Talented Mosaicist • This clever lady has studied photography, weaving, creative writing, glass art, basketry and mosaics. She has also become an accomplished artist and enjoys working with pastels … although mosaics seem to command most of her time.

Galapagos Lizard • This artist believes that if you find a subject that you love, which truly fascinates you, the picture will seem to come to life on its own. She also feels that, to allow for spontaneity, it is good not to have a final outcome in mind.


Mandy’s Sundrenched Studio Contributed • Beautiful art galleries are located all over this country, hosting and promoting the works of Australia’s diverse exponents of art. Artist’s Palette magazine showcases a broad selection of these venues. In this Issue, we focus on Mandy’s Sundrenched Studio.

Honest Art • The biggest pleasure for this country artist is knowing that somebody honestly likes a piece of her work. Success is hers when her heart is really engaged in what she is doing.

Proud Eagles • The artist referenced her memory and some treasured photographs to compose this demonstration painting featuring iconic birdlife. Her article is presented in a tutorial style.

Floral Abundance • Her favourite subjects are flowers … and this artist has always been a keen gardener. She has found the way to cultivate the objects of her admiration beautifully on canvas, as well as in the soil.

Waterlilly • A careful and structured approach yields stunning results for this artist who prefers stretched linen canvas and top quality oil paints.

Flooded Gum • This artist has been featured previously in Artist’s Palette magazine. He is skilled at working in various media – and in this special Demonstration article he shares some valuable acrylic techniques.

The Music is Back • This artist has the gift of Synesthesia which enables her to translate specific musical...

Artist's Palette