Monday in General Art Advice – Creating art for a living can feel a bit solitary at times, especially when it comes to marketing your work to the public. But why go it alone? Drop in tomorrow to learn how you can start your own arts collective, and begin working with other artists to promote, network, and sell your art.
Tuesday in Drawing Tips – Carrie Lewis will be finishing up her two-part tutorial on drawing with water-soluble colored pencils. If you haven’t yet read the first installment, click here, then come back on Tuesday for the rest of the story.
Wednesday in Featured Artists – Drop in mid-week for a look at John Wentz’s futuristic dystopian landscapes. . . an oddly chilling set of paintings that cast a girm eye towards our world’s possible future. As always, if you’d like to have your own artwork featured on EE, please send it in!
Thursday in Photography Tips – Zach McCabel will be sharing several key concepts on how to organize your photos, including some helpful software and methods to make the most of your time.
Friday in Art Marketing Tips – Finish out the week with Alyice Edrich’s latest marketing article, titled, “4 Questions to Ask When Branding Your Art Business.”
Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:
Where to Find Cheap (or Free) Objects for Your Up-cycled Art Projects
3 Tips for Taking Better People Pictures
Cecilia Rosslee: Impressionistic Light-filled Oil Paintings
How to Market Your Art by Fostering Friendly Familiarity
An Interview With Kevin Meredith
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