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Monday in Motivation – This week we’re excited to share Robert Caswell and Holly Wherry’s unique Kickstarter campaign, “Art Therapy Pedalers,” which is raising money for a very inspiring, artistic journey. If you’d like to learn more, come by tomorrow for the full story!

Tuesday in Painting Tutorials – Our resident pastel expert Niki Hilsabeck will share a few great tips for using black pastels in unique and interesting ways. If you’re a pastel painter and you’ve been discouraged from using black, or if you’re just curious about pastels in general, don’t miss this article!

Wednesday in Featured Artists – Drop in for some gorgeously textured landscapes (all painted with a palette knife) from Jonathan Van Brunt. And of course, if you’d like your own artwork to be featured on EE, please send it in—we’re always looking for new artists to showcase!

Thursday in General Art Advice – Finish out the week with a simple tutorial from Adriana Guidi describing how to create your own multi-purpose sketchbook.

Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

How to Improve Old Artwork (Without Re-working It)

4 Ways to Encourage Art Buyers to Buy Your Art a Second Time

Richard Stone: Stunningly Lifelike Portrait Paintings in Oil

The Art of the Picture Book: A Craftsy Course on Children’s Book Illustration

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Monday in Painting Tutorials - Have you been dying to start an encaustic painting, but didn't know where to start? Come by tomorrow and learn all the basics with a well-written and thoroughly illustrated article by Kellie Day and Shawna Moore.

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