This Week: 8/29 through 9/4

Published Aug. 29th 2010


Monday in Video Tutorials – If you’re an acrylic painter, don’t miss tomorrow’s video by Hugh Greer. He’ll be demonstrating a great technique for testing out ideas mid-painting, using clear plastic Mylar.

Tuesday in Drawing Tips – Charcoal artist Ronnie Tucker has graciously provided a second step-by-step tutorial for us that I’ll be posting on Tuesday. This time, however, it’s on how to use pastels to create a realistic animal portrait.

Wednesday in Featured Artists – Drop in for some amazingly detailed drawings by Stefan Bleekrode, an artist whose passion for architecture can be clearly seen in each of his intricate (and completely imaginary) cityscapes.

Thursday in Art Marketing Tips – Finishing out the week early, Alyice Edrich will be sharing an excellent article on how to use social networks to promote your art blog.

Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

VIDEO: How to Create Simple Background Texture for Collages or Paintings

Drawing a Charcoal Portrait From Start to Finish – The Easy Way

Tim Nyberg: Jazzy Acrylic Paintings

Combining Art and Outreach: An Interview with Pastor David Weiss

Introducing a New Foliotwist: Coming Fall of 2010

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