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Monday in Art Marketing Tips – Denise Telep has some great advice to share on getting your name and your art "out and about" in the real world. Drop in tomorrow to see what she has to say.

Tuesday in Painting Tutorials – Focal points in paintings: are they necessary or unnecessary? Dianne Mize looks at both sides of the discussion with an explanation of when focal points might be useful and when they’re not.

Wednesday in Announcements – November 12th marks two years since EmptyEasel.com first launched. Sounds like the perfect occasion for a little reflection, don’t you think? And, perhaps, even a hint at things to come. . . :)

Thursday in Featured Artists – Linda Rorer’s beautiful landscape paintings have a signature feel that’s hard to express in words alone. Come back on Thursday to see some of her work.

Friday in GIMP Help – Margot Dinardi continues her latest series of GIMP/Photoshop tutorials explaining blending modes. Check out her first or second article if you need to catch up before Friday.

Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

A Few Art Sites Are Going Mainstream. . . But is the Media Noticing?

How to Find the Correct Temperature of Colors when Painting

Ann Vandervelde: Beautifully Abstracted Landscapes

What’s Wrong with Wet-on-Wet Oil Painting Techniques?

How Blending Modes Work, Part 2. (Dodge, Burn, Soft Light, and Hard Light)

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