Monday in Motivation – Whether you’re a brand new artist, or just taking the plunge as a professional for the first time, it can always be a struggle to have confidence in your art. Come by tomorrow for an excellent reminder by Steff Metal on where your confidence can come from.
Tuesday in Featured Artists – This week we’ll be showcasing some beautiful abstracts by Maria Kitano. Feel free to stop by and peruse her work on Tuesday, and don’t forget to submit your own artwork to be featured on EE as well.
Wednesday in General Art Advice – Have you been craving some quality time with other, like-minded artists? Artists retreats are a fun way to spark your creativity without locking yourself in your studio, and they’re the type of event that you could even host yourself! Learn how on Wednesday.
Thursday in Artist Interviews – Last but certainly not least, drop in at the end of the week for a great interview with self-taught painter, Claire McElveen.
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Finally, my "big project" is finished! It’s been a crazy day with a lot going on, but foliotwist.com is finally live and online! Since I’ve kept it a complete secret up until launch, here’s a quick (mostly visual) overview of what it does. . .read more
Would you like a free custom-designed art website? If so, now's your chance! Throughout the next few weeks, EmptyEasel will be teaming up with our good friends over at ArtFlock.com to host a special, one-of-a-kind competition just for artists—so if you're an artist and you're reading this, you. . . read more
Most artists would rather cut off their right arm then engage in the entrepreneurial dance that we call "selling." For many artists, I think that's because trying to make a sale feels like an uncomfortable means to an end. But selling your art doesn't have to be forced and awkward. I believe t. . . read more
The real world can affect your art in a negative way, and sometimes it's important to get away for a few days (or weeks) to really concentrate on your creative process. Artists' retreats are a popular way for creatives to get a fresh dose of inspiration and have lots of quality time to work, w. . . read more
Everyone loves a party, but a party hosted by an artist where you're surrounded by fabulous art and delicious snacks sounds extrafun. Hosting your own open studio event can be a fun and inexpensive way of selling a lot of art, as well as getting people from your local community interested in w. . . read more
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