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Monday in Painting Tutorials – Tomorrow, Alice Sawicki will share how she created a painterly, sun-filled landscape with watercolour crayons on stretched canvas. You’ll also want to see how she used handmade paper for texture in the foreground. :) Don’t miss it!

Tuesday in Featured Artists – Drop by for a look at Louis Blondiau’s woodcut-esque monochromatic oil paintings. As always, if you’d like to your own art to be featured on EE, send it in!

Wednesday in General Art Advice – Dianne Panarelli Miller was kind enough to answer a few questions about how she got started doing live paintings at weddings for the bride and groom. She’ll also share some tips if you’re interested in doing it yourself. Get the full scoop this Wednesday!

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Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

Participating in an Open Studio Event? Here are 5 Tips to Make it a Success!

Brett Polonsky: Intensely Colorful, Large Scale Mixed-media Portraits

What it Takes to be a Successful Artist

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