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Monday in Painting Tutorials – Tomorrow the very talented Brandi Bowman will be demonstrating how to realistically paint a wine glass, or any other clear glass object, using oils. As always, she’ll be including a series of step-by-step photos of her process—it’s another must-read for any painter.

Tuesday in Art Marketing Tips – Come back on Tuesday for 5 great tips from Niki Hilsabeck on writing blog posts that are inviting, interesting, and also give readers a reason to return.

Wednesday in Featured Artists – This week we’ll be showcasing three gorgeous paintings by Vanessa Aves, a watercolor and ink painter with a talent for abstracts. Incidentally, if you’d like your work to be featured on EE, please send it in as well! We’re always looking for new artists to feature.

Thursday in Drawing Tips – Finish things out on Thursday with Carrie Lewis’s latest article—a study of surface textures and how they change when light hits them.

Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

Fearless Creating by Eric Maisel: A Must Read Book for Any Artist

6 Tips for Creating and Running a Successful Artist Newsletter

Alyice Edrich: Mixed Media Paintings & Digital Photographs

Even a Kitchen Sink Can Be a Still Life!

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Monday in Painting Tutorials - Tomorrow, Niki Hilsabeck will demonstrate how to combine soft (AKA, chalk) pastels with oil pastels to create richly-colored, textured paintings. Tuesday in General Art Advice - Ever. . . read more

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