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Subject: The Fine Arts Magazine - Fine Arts NEWSLETTER, Vol 2. No. 18, Nov/Dec 2003
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2003 11:49:04 -0800


The Fine Arts Magazine's
Fine Arts NEWSLETTER 
Vol 2. No. 18.
November/December 2003


Dear Friends,

Here is the November/December issue of The Fine Arts Magazine.

You may easily access every article, interview and magazine section mentioned
below by simply going here:
www.sierra-arts.net/MagazineHOME2.html

Or just click on any of the links provided here below to get to the item of
particular interest to you.

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A WORD FROM THE EDITOR, James Leonard-Amodeo
   Every now and then I like to share with readers up-to-date information on
where we are with the magazine. Here, then, is an update.
http://www.sierra-arts.net/EditorialNovember2003.html


ARTISTS' MARKET PLACE
   Many companies need the services of talented artists. Here are just a few: 
Avanti Press, Canadian Art Prints, Courage Arts & Gifts, Art-O-Take.
http://www.sierra-arts.net/MarketPlaceINDEX.html


CALL FOR ENTRIES
   Opportunities for Artists abound: Exhibitions, Festivals, Gallery Shows, and
much more!
http://www.sierra-arts.net/CallForEntries.html


FEATURED ARTIST INTERVIEW with ROBERT GAMBLIN
Interviewed by James Leonard-Amodeo
   Besides owning, with his wife, Gamblin Colors, Robert is also a fine artist
who loves to paint landscapes. We caught Robert at a very busy time of the year
but, in the end, the interview was well worth it. 
http://www.sierra-arts.net/InterviewROBERTGAMBLINNovember03.html


EMERGING ARTIST INTERVIEW with DAVID GALLUP
Interviewed by James Leonard-Amodeo
   David's landscape paintings invoke a depth rare to find. This artist uses
colors with purpose and achieves what he sets out to do superbly. His work of
California's land and seascapes inspires and has soul. 
http://www.sierra-arts.net/InterviewEmergingDaveGallupNov03.html


INTERVIEW with AUTHOR DR. DAVID SILCOX
Interviewed by Norm Goldman
   Managing director of Sotheby's Canada, Dr. Silcox talks about his expertise
and new book on the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. He shares insights on this
historically famous Canadian group of artists.
http://www.sierra-arts.net/InterviewBooksDrDavidSilcoxNov03.html


ART MOVEMENTS down the CENTURIES: GOTHIC ART REVISITED
by Vivian Vakili: 
	Last month I spoke on Gothic architecture. This month I want to look at Gothic
painters like Simone Martini, Vitale da Bologna and Jacopo Bellini. We will
also briefly look at various Gothic sculptures and their respective styles.
http://www.sierra-arts.net/ART_MOVEMENTS_November2003.html


WHOLESALING YOUR ART
by Jack White: 
	If you are thinking of getting into the wholesale art business you'll have to
understand that it's not like retailing. Wholesalers work on volume in order to
earn any money.
http://www.sierra-arts.net/JACK_WHITE_Nov2003Wholesaling.html


The PROS and CONS of RENTING a STUDIO
by Ann Baldwin: 
   There are advantages and disadvantages in renting space for your studio. In
this article Ann looks at both angles and also discusses the benefits of
working from home.
http://www.sierra-arts.net/ANN_BALDWIN_November2003.html


THIS BUSINESS of ART: GALLERY-ARTIST PARTNERSHIPS: PRICING & FRAMING
by Kate Burridge 
   Not wanting and not knowing how to sell your artwork are two different
things. Here's a way of placing value on your art. Kate includes an article by
her husband on framing art. Your questions are also answered here.
http://www.sierra-arts.net/KateBurridgeNov03.html


ART FROM AROUND THE WORLD: The EQUINE ART GUILD 
by Ivan Lloyd 
   The heart and soul of Equine Art pulsates in Saskatchewan, Canada with many
members who share, among other things, techniques and family recipes for their
ailing horses.
http://www.sierra-arts.net/ArtFromAroundTheWorldNov03.html


ART & HEALTH: CREATING The WATERCOLOR JOURNAL
by Shifra Stein
   We identify ourselves as artists, but we are much more than what we appear
to be. In this article Shifra invites you to take part in an important exercise
that will help you stay healthy.
http://www.sierra-arts.net/SHIFRA_STEIN_Nov2003.html


ARTICLES & ESSAYS
	~Understanding & Working with Synthetic Pigments, by Jackie Dial
	http://www.sierra-arts.net/ArticlesEssaysJackieDialNov03.html

	~The History of Pigments, by Vivian Vakili
	http://www.sierra-arts.net/ArticlesEssaysVakiliPigmentNov03.html

	~The Energy of Color, by Aleta Pippin
	http://www.sierra-arts.net/ArticlesEssaysAPippinNov03Color.html

	~Achieving Clarity, Power and Success, by Susan Ann Darley
	http://www.sierra-arts.net/ArticlesEssaysSADARLEYNov03.html


ART TRAVELS
	Diane Stearns' painting trip to Italy is simply delicious. Her story is
accompanied by many beautiful photos
http://www.sierra-arts.net/ArtTravelsINDEX.html


MICHELANGELO'S FORUM
1. How does an artist go about asking a gallery what type of art is selling now?
2. Is it smart for a woman who remarries to change her artist's name?
3. What are the correct proportions to make a good medium?
4. Where did Vincent Van Gogh study art?
5. Why are the hands of Michelangelo's David  oversized?
6. And more questions....
http://www.sierra-arts.net/MichelangelosForumHOME.html


ART BOOKS REVIEWED
   1. Turner's Britain by James Hamilton - reviewed by David Cambridge
   2. The Flemish Primitives by Dirk De Vos - reviewed by Nicole van Deusen
   3. The Group Of Seven and Tom Thomson, by David P. Silcox
       Reviewed by Norm Goldman and Lily Azerad-Goldman
   4. The Craftman's Handbook: "Il Libro dell'Arte", by Cennino d'Andrea
Cennini; Reviewed by Kristine Leonard-Amodeo 
   5. Africa: An Artist's Journal, by Kim Donaldson, Reviewed by Elizabeth
Hayes 
http://www.sierra-arts.net/BookReviewINDEX.html



PLUS OUR REGULAR FEATURES:


ART ORGANIZATIONS
http://www.sierra-arts.net/OrganizationsINDEX.html

LINKS to ARTISTS' WEBSITES
http://www.sierra-arts.net/Links.html

YOUR LETTERS
http://www.sierra-arts.net/LettersHOME.html

DAVINCI ARTISTS' DIRECTORY
http://www.sierra-arts.net/DaVinciArtistDirectoryHOME.html

CALIFORNIA ARTISTS' DIRECTORY
http://www.sierra-arts.net/CaliforniaArtDirectory.html

AND THERE'S MUCH MORE IN OUR ARCHIVES!
http://www.sierra-arts.net/ArchiveHOME.html


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http://www.sierra-arts.net/MagazineHowToPrintoutText.html

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The next general update to The Fine Arts Magazine will be made in the month of
December, but the next official issue will be in January, 2004.  

It is my hope that you will immensely enjoy our November/December issue of The
Fine Arts Magazine and find much inspiration and knowledge within its pages. 

Best Wishes


James Leonard-Amodeo
Editor

The Fine Arts Magazine
http://www.sierra-arts.net


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