We are an online artist community sharing ways to create and sell art. Join us to save big on art supplies or try our easy websites for artists.

Monday – Tomorrow I’ll be writing about blogging. More specifically, why EVERY artist should have a blog. I’ve written down several good reasons already and I’m aiming for ten—you won’t want to miss this article.

Tuesday – On Tuesday I’ll be looking at the life and works of Henri Matisse, a powerfully colorful painter who lived—and impacted art greatly—through the first half of the 20th century.

Wednesday – Speaking of color, this week’s featured artist uses bold color in a delightfully fun way, and so I just had to show some of her work this week. Check back in on Wednesday for the full story.

Thursday – There’s a new player in town when it comes to selling artist’s work online—so new in fact, that I thought I might as well do the neighborly thing and send some traffic their way. Who is it, you ask? I’ll let you know this Thursday along with a full review of their website.

Friday – I posted a tutorial several months ago on how to make stretcher bars to stretch your own canvas, and this week I decided to do a more thorough follow-up tutorial on the actual stretching part. If you’ve never stretched your own canvas, you might as well come back on Friday and learn how.

Saturday – Another art cartoon, coming up on Saturday. Have a funny idea? Send it in and I might use it for the weekly cartoon!

*Note: this post may contain affiliate links*

Monday - Artist Rising recently sent out an email to its members stating their future course of action. Since I’ve been interested in the Artist Rising situation from the very beginning (as many of you are), I’ll share what their email said and my opinion on what it means for all of us. Tuesday - Thanks to all of you who have been submitting artwork for. . . read more

If you're looking for something else. . .
Love the Easel?

Subscribe to our totally free weekly newsletter for artists. Sign up today!

EE Writers
Cassie Rief Niki Hilsabeck Lisa Orgler Carrie Lewis Aletta de Wal Phawnda Moore

If you'd like to write for EmptyEasel, let us know!

We love publishing reader-submitted art tutorials, stories, and even reviews.Submit yours here!
© 2006-2017 EmptyEasel.com About Contact Sitemap Privacy Policy Terms of Use Advertise