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At EmptyEasel, our goal has always been to make art more accessible. . . Whether you’re an artist researching techniques to. . . read more

Like most things in life, art is a journey. Whether we take that journey at our leisure as a hobby artist or we make the journey. . . read more

This is what happens if you’re a man. . . You decide you want to do a bit of open air painting or drawing, so you get up,. . . read more

At EmptyEasel we LOVE getting reader-submitted articles. In fact, some of our best posts were written by people just like. . . read more

I’m not usually one for defining a way things need to be done. I tend to think that different things work different ways for different people. So, as I came across two different articles the other day, one talking about defining your style as an artist, and another talking about the . . . read more

Sorry, this contest has ended! Please check out PleinAirCo if you’d like more information about these easels. As we hinted. . . read more

Buying art supplies is always going to be a big expense for artists. . . we know that from our own experience, and we hear it all. . . read more

When you choose an art class, or a workshop, do you try to look for an instructor or a mentor? What I’ve learned from my. . . read more

Nearly every artist takes art classes at some point in their careers—after all, it’s one of the best ways to learn, and. . . read more

I recently read that a good way to get people to buy a piece of your artwork is to tell collectors the story behind it. I’ve sold works both with and without sharing their “stories,” but the aforementioned advice got me wondering: if asked to tell the story behind each piece I create, would I be able (or even need) to do so? Does every painting have a story?

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What do Matisse, Cezanne, and Van Gogh have in common? These three artists were not only painters who had a great influence on. . . read more




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