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Monday in Art Opinion – Are you looking for a great place to take a painting vacation this summer, but don’t know where to start? If so, come by tomorrow for Jay Deratany’s list of the 5 best artist retreats in the US.

Tuesday inArt Marketing Tips – Our good friend Aletta de Wal returns with another article in her “ABC’s of Art Marketing” series this Tuesday. Drop in for a look at the letter “R”—and the importance of relationships when marketing your art.

Wednesday in Featured Artists – Don’t miss your chance to see some amazing portraiture this week by Bamdad Resvanian, art professor at Tehran University. And, as always, if you’d like your own artwork to be featured on EE, send it in!

Thursday in Drawing Tips – Finish out the week with Carrie Lewis’ latest post, entitled “7 Lessons Learned from a Simple Drawing.”

Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

3 Creative Ways to Promote Your Art at Fairs and Festivals

Sketching Landscapes in Pen, Ink & Watercolor: A Craftsy Class Review (NOTE: This class is on sale for EmptyEasel readers at over 50% off until Tuesday)

Clare Horne: Vivid Abstract Paintings in Acrylic and Oil

4 Ways to Turn your Art Skills and Experience Into Income

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I'll be taking a few days off to enjoy a bit of vacation time, but we'll be back to normal next Sunday with our regular schedule of articles. See you then!

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