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Highlights Simple Secret of Composition: the Vertical Line All About Alkyds The 30 Winners of the 28th Annual Art Competition Plan Ahead: 170+ Workshop Here & Abroad Master Spatial Relationships by Drawing Triangles Features The winners of this year's competition describe the tactics and techniques that underlie their dynamic works. Still Life/Floral By Louise B. Hafesh Portrait/Figure By Rosemary Barrett Seidner Abstract Experimental By Ruth K. Meyer Animal/Wildlife By Tamera Lenz Muente Landscape/Interior By Michael Chesley Johnson Find the Vertical Energize compositions that are horizontal in format by imposing a vertical line. By Ian Roberts Columns and Departments Letters Exhibitions Stave off the wintry doldrums by taking a trip to see these shows. Edited by Cherie Haas Brushing Up Learn about all that alkyds have to offer to painters who are impatient, outdoors or in transit. By Michael Chesley Johnson Holiday Sweepstakes Don't miss the Artists Network Annual Holiday Sweepstakes—with prizes for every day, starting on November 24! The Artist's Magazine's 29th Annual Art Competition Drawing Board Try this exercise to master spatial relationships in compositions in any genre. By Jim Phalen Ask the Experts Why use odorless mineral spirits, and how archival are oils on paper? By Bradley Lance Moore Workshop Guide Make plans now for studying here and abroad next year. Master Class Although brilliant, Thomas Eakins was no stranger to rejection. Here's the story of his painting The Gross Clinic. By Jerry N. Weiss