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On Monday there will be no new article posted in honor of Memorial Day. For those of you that are celebrating, either here in the US or around the world, have a safe and happy holiday!

Tuesday in Drawing Tips – Carrie Lewis will be demonstrating how to capture a variety of coarse and fine textures for your pencil drawings. If you’re looking for more easy textures to use, don’t miss it!

Wednesday in Featured Artists – This week we’ll be showcasing several gorgeous abstract paintings by John Monson. Remember, if you’d like your own art to be featured on EE, please send it in! We’re always looking for new artists to feature!

Thursday in Motivation – Drop by on Thursday to learn about a unique new Kickstarter project for woodworkers and wood artists. If you’re in a giving mood, you might even want to help support it!

Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

When (and How) To Use Spray Fixative on Soft Pastel Paintings

The RIGHT Way to Approach Artists About Using their Artwork

Isidora Marzano: Quirky, Collage Style Oil Paintings

How to Paint an Orange Using the “Color Wheel Method” of Painting

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I'll be hitting the road for the next several days to visit family, so there will be no new articles posted until this Saturday.

In the meantime, however, I thought I'd share a few excellent video tutorials provided for EE by Creative Catalyst that have been "gathering dust" and deserve a first (or maybe even a second or third). . . read more

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