Featured Artists: Painters, Mixed-media Artists, Photographers, and more



Virginia “Ginger” Reed’s serene paintings echo the peace she has found in art after her mother’s passing. Although always interested in art, it wasn’t until the loss of her mother—a talented and highly-admired artist herself—that Ginger felt tremendous yearning to paint. Each. . . read more
Terri Einer is a master of the abstract arts, creating deliciously bold, colorful renditions of still life, flowers and landscapes with lose, quick strokes. Although her artistic journey began at a young age with crayon in hand, it wasn’t until Terri raised her family and moved through a. . . read more
Roena King brings 41 years of experience to the easel. A teacher of all things art (oils, watercolor, colored pencils, and graphite) she has also earned several first place and best of show awards throughout her career. . . and today we’re going to focus on her awe-inspiring photographs. . . read more
Where Ana Guerra paints, happiness follows. Whether it’s her own joy in creating, or others’ delight in her work, the sheer feeling of happiness in her craft is what makes Ana pick up her paintbrush again and again. Her vibrant mixed-media paintings are developed with air brush, oil,. . . read more
Painter Sally Bullers has grown in leaps in bounds throughout her artistic career, but one thing that’s never changed is her desire to express a sense of emotion on paper, and use that emotion to create a connection with the people who view her art. Although she prefers to paint primarily. . . read more
Painter Ruslana Levandovska displays subliminal sensibilities of the human spirit in all her oil paintings. From passion to sorrow, her traditional paintings are filled with romanticism and nostalgia—and her palette knife paintings are every bit impressionistic and bold. The vivid, joyous. . . read more
Artist Cecelia Feld of Dallas, Texas, feels strongly about the art of conversation, especially when it’s her artwork telling the story! Cecelia says that when color, line, shape and texture are in conversation with one another, it brings about a lively, energetic quality to the composition.. . . read more
From maritime to landscapes to figurative paintings, award winning artist Dan Simoneau has a gentle, yet firm touch when it comes to applying paint on canvas. Dan’s dynamic maritime creations are inspired by a life in southern Maine. Transfixed by the movement and clarity of water, he. . . read more
Finishing out our Holiday Updates this year, we’re taking a second look at watercolor painter Jinx Morgan’s colorful island paintings! Jinx’s art has always showcased the vibrant hues of island living, and her current work is no exception. Here’s one that I. . . read more
Happy New Year, folks! I hope you had a great time ringing out the old last night. :) Today, we’re taking another look at acrylic painter Marianne Hornbuckle’s colorful abstracts! Marianne’s style has continued to evolve over the past 6 years, but I think the painting below,. . . read more
Happy New Year’s Eve, everyone! Today we’re taking a second look at the intricate pen & ink artwork of Melissa B. Tubbs! Although best-known for her finely-crafted architectural drawings, some of the diverse pieces available in Melissa’s Etsy shop include her beautifully. . . read more
Welcome back for another special Holiday Update! Today we’ll be looking at one of EE’s own writers, Adriana Guidi, who you may remember from her posts on creating a multipurpose sketch journal and painting a local restaurant en plein air. Adriana’s work has been featured. . . read more
Welcome back to our final week of Holiday Updates! Today we’re taking another look at Angela Westerman’s gorgeous organic abstracts. Angela (who goes by “AK” professionally) has recently branched out into a new niche market with her hand-painted skatedecks, for. . . read more
As we finish up our first week of Holiday Updates, we have an extra special artist that we’d like to revisit. . . Doris Glovier, a former EmptyEasel writer AND an excellent painter in watercolor, oil and pastel. Picking just one of Doris’s paintings was tough, but I think. . . read more



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