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Monday in General Art Advice – If you read last week’s article on why you might want to host a community art event in your town, then get ready for the next installment—tomorrow’s article explains HOW to start preparing for it.

Tuesday in Drawing Tips – Come back on Tuesday to learn about the one drawing skill that every artist needs (and that any artist can improve upon). It’s the first article written by EmptyEasel’s new resident tutorial writer, Paula Lee, and it’s a good one!

Wednesday in Featured Artists – Contemporary French painter Dominique Amendola has a beautifully vibrant style which I know you’ll love. Check out a few of her paintings and learn more about her, right here, this Wednesday.

Thursday in Painting Tutorials – What do you do when you can’t find a reference image, don’t want to use the one you have, or need to paint something that doesn’t exist in real life? Theresa Bayer has the answer, in this week’s submitted article.*

Friday in Artist Polls – Which part of a painting (or drawing) is the most difficult for you? The beginning, middle, or end? Vote today, I’ll post the results on Friday.

And here are last week’s articles one more time:

Why Every Artist Should Consider Organizing a Community Art Event

Artocracy.org: Affordable Art Prints and Downloadable PDF Artwork

The Surrealist Duo: Collaborative Paintings by Jim and Lynn Lemyre

Pocket Art: What you Need to Know about ATCs and ACEOs

The Winners of the ArtFlock and EmptyEasel Art Competition Are. . .

*Every week, a reader-submitted article is published on EE with links back to the author’s website or blog. Submit your own article or learn more.

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Monday in General Art Advice - Hosting a successful community art event takes a lot of planning (as we discussed last week) and a hefty dose of promotion. Drop in tomorrow for some good advice on how to promote your own. . . read more

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