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Monday in Painting Tutorials – Drop in tomorrow for Michelle Morris’s detailed introduction to “flat washes” (as well as a few other very important watercolor techniques) for beginning painters.

Tuesday in Featured Artists – This week we’ll be featuring Carol Heyer, an award-winning full-time illustrator and writer whose illustrations are whimsical, layered, and magical. As always, if you’d like your own art to be featured on EE, send it in!

Wednesday in General Art Advice – Have you ever been told that it’s easier to paint an unfamiliar object or face than a familiar one? Is that always true? Niki Hilsabeck doesn’t think so, and will explain why this Wednesday.

We’ll be knocking off early this week, so there will be no new article published on Thursday. From all of us at EmptyEasel, have a great Valentine’s Day weekend!

Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

5 Reasons Why Every Plein Air Painter Needs A Painting Buddy

Should You Allow Art Instructors to Paint on Your Classwork?

Elke Schulz: Abstract Paintings in Acrylic, Oil, and Watercolor

2014 Art World Survey Responses

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There will be no article on Monday in honor of Presidents Day here in the US.

Tuesday in Painting Tutorials - Brandi Bowman will be demonstrating some excellent wet-on-wet oil painting techniques, using photos of one of her own paintings to illustrate each step of the painting. . . read more

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