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Monday in Painting Tutorials – Brandi Bowman will demonstrate the importance (as well as the many uses) of shadows in a painting. Whether you’re giving an object mass, creating mood, or adding a design element to lead the eye, shadows do it all.

Tuesday in General Art Advice – Not every work of art turns out to be a masterpiece. . . some are simply disasters from start to finish. But before you toss that hated painting in the trash, swing by on Tuesday and see what Niki Hilsabeck suggests instead.

Wednesday in Featured Artists – Don’t miss this week’s talented featured artist, Eric Sweet. And as always, if you’d like to submit your own art to be featured, please send it in! We’re always looking for new artists to showcase.

Thursday in Painting Tutorials – Check in at the end of the week for an excellent overview of watercolor easels and their uses by Michelle Morris. Easels are simply another tool for the watercolor painter to use if needed—and you may find out that you don’t need an easel at all!

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Monday in Art Marketing Tips - Group art exhibits are a great way to bring local artists and art lovers from your community together. Tomorrow, Steff Metal will list 10 excellent group themes that are sure to get your creative juices flowing - and perhaps even start you thinking about 2014.. . . read more

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