This Week: 8/31 through 9/6

By Dan in Weekly Preview

We’re taking Labor Day (actually, almost the entire week) off, but we’ll be back on Saturday with a review of Craftsy’s “Drawing with Colored Pencils” class AND a special link to save 50% on that class as well.

Until then, enjoy the long holiday weekend and feel free to check out these 7 “best-of” posts from years past, as determined by Pinterest but in no particular order:

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1. Avoiding Tangents: 9 Visual Blunders Every Artist Should Watch Out For
2. VIDEO: How Pour Watercolors over Masking for Amazing Results
3. How to Add Incredibly Thick Texture to your Acrylic Paintings
4. Anton Pavlenko: Painting to New Heights
5. How to Paint with Negative Space
6. VIDEO: Making Paper Strips for Collage
7. How to Paint Portraits from Photographs: A Step-by-Step Oil Paint Tutorial

Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

Missing Painting Time? These 5 Tips Will Help You Get Back to Your Easel

4 Types of Edges You Can Draw Freehand

Cristina Jaco: Impressionistic Still Lifes and Landscape Paintings

VIDDY: The Cutest Little DIY Pinhole Camera (Probably in the Entire World)

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