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Monday in Video Tutorials – Tomorrow, watercolor painter Robbie Laird will be demonstrating a few different “scraping” techniques for artists who want to add more texture to their paintings—no special tools required.

Tuesday in Painting Tutorials – H. Edward Brooks is back with another excellent tutorial this Tuesday. He’ll explain how to start any painting off on the right foot by beginning with a well-drawn underpainting.

Wednesday in Featured Artists – With the art of photo-manipulation, anything is possible, and this week’s featured artist, Jennifer Mulcahy, is ready to prove it. Come back on Wednesday for a few of her superbly-crafted photomanipulations.

Thursday in Artist Interviews – Doris Glovier has asked three artists (Madeleine Kelly, Ron Morrison and Leslie Saeta) to share how they achieve vibrant, cohesive, awe-inspiring colors in their paintings—and I have to say, some of their answers may surprise you!

Friday in General Art Advice – At the end of the week, drop by for Lori McNee’s primer on hanging paintings. If you’ve got your own show coming up or you just need a crash course in hanging your art, this article will definitely help.

Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

VIDEO: How to Make a “Rub-out” Drawing Using Watercolors and Pencil

How To Set Up and Integrate Twitter With your Art Blog

Quirky Watercolor Paintings by Brian Cody

Does SEO (Search Engine Optimization) REALLY Help Artists Sell Art?

9 Very Common Figure Drawing Mistakes – And How to Avoid Them

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Monday in Video Tutorials - Tomorrow, Mark Mehaffey will be covering 5 elements of design that any artist can be use to increase visual interest in their work. This video is a bit longer than some of the others we've posted, but very informative.

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