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Monday in Video Tutorials – Lesley Riley will be demonstrating her hands-on design process for creating unique, fabric collage books. If you like working with cloth, photographic transfers, and other collage elements, you’ll definitely enjoy this video.

Tuesday in General Art Advice – As artists, most of us probably fit into one of the following categories: hobbyist, amateur, or professional. This Tuesday, art career coach Aletta de Wal will talk about the pros and cons of moving to a different category.

Wednesday in Featured Artists – Drop by mid-week to see some of Clare O’Neill’s hauntingly beautiful encaustic photography. As always, if you’d like your own art to be featured on EmptyEasel please submit it here.

Thursday in Art Marketing Tips – Many of you already know that Flickr.com has a lot of photos which are free to use under the “Creative Commons” license. On Thursday, Alyice Edrich will explain exactly what that license means for you, whether you’re sharing your own photos on Flickr or using someone else’s.

Friday in Motivation – Ever been told to “stop daydreaming and get to work”? I know I have, but on Friday Karen Middleton will share why daydreaming—or more specifically, visualization—might be just the thing for us creative types.

Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

VIDEO: How to Paint with Watercolors Using a Mouth Atomizer

How to Plan for a Successful Year of Art (by Padraig McCaul)

Ian Stuart Campbell: Sketching the Skyline

The Creative Journey – An Interview with Shana James

How to Deal With Kibitzers When Painting in Public

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Monday in Video Tutorials - Sherri Haab will demonstrate how to create a metal clay pendant, using just a few materials and a simple pattern. Whether you work with clay already or just want to try something new, I think you'll find this video fascinating.

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