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Monday in General Art Advice – Tomorrow, Steff Metal will finish up her series on arts and craft fairs by sharing her very own “craft fair checklist.” Her checklist covers exactly what you need to take with you in order to stay comfortable AND sell your art.

Tuesday in Drawing Tips – Our colored pencil expert Carrie Lewis has put together a useful list of terms, definitions and techniques which she’ll be publishing on Tuesday. If you’re a beginner or intermediate colored pencil artist, I guarantee you won’t want to miss it.

Wednesday in Featured Artists – Drop by for some modern, “everyday” scenes painted en plein air (or occasionally sketched in charcoal) by Tom Hughes. As always, feel free to submit your own artwork to be featured on EE as well.

Thursday in Art Marketing Tips – At the end of the week, Alyice Edrich will discuss 4 ways that artists can use Pinterest—a social online pinboard—while still respecting others’ copyright.

Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

How to Market and Promote Your Art At Local Craft Fairs

Jennifer Perlmutter: Thought-provoking Abstract Mixed-media

How Artists Can Avoid Contract Insanity by Using Plain English

An Interview with Teen Emerging Artist, Josh Tiessen

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Monday in General Art Advice - Tomorrow, Steff Metal will discuss several pros and cons to accepting commission work, including some benefits from a marketing perspective. (This may be a good article to pair with Thursday's tip on the same topic.)

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