Monday in Drawing Tips – Swing by tomorrow for another great drawing tutorial by our resident pencil artist, Carrie Lewis. This week she’ll be demonstrating how to draw realistic wood grain details with colored pencils.
Tuesday in Selling Art Online – Artist and blogger Niki Hilsabeck will share several tips for making sure that your blog is actually helping (instead of hurting) your art website’s visitor traffic.
Wednesday in Featured Artists – Don’t miss your chance to see Dorv MacLaren’s fantastic murals and large-scale paintings this Wednesday. Plus, we’re always looking for new artists to feature each week on EE, so feel free to send in YOUR artwork via our online submission form as well!
Thursday in Art Marketing Tips – Steff Metal will continue her excellent series on “craft fair” marketing by explaining the best methods for setting up an attractive display booth at local arts and crafts events.
Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:
Three Things to Consider Before Selling Your Art at Craft Fairs
An Interview with Figure Painter and Classical Realist, Eric Bossik
Debbie Le Sueur: Wild African Animal Paintings on Leather
10 Smart Ways to Market Your Art so It will Increase in Value
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EmptyEasel gets quite a few visitors via Google, and I'll admit I'm always interested in the keywords and search terms that have led them here. Most are expected—phrases like how to sell art, or selling art online; as well as mixing colors, oil painting tips. . . things like that. But once in . . . read more
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