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On Monday there will be no new article published in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day here in the US.

Tuesday in Featured Artists – Make sure to drop in for a look at J.S. Brown’s silent, evocative landscape paintings this Tuesday. As always, if you’d like your own art to be featured, send it in!

Wednesday in Drawing Tips – Carrie Lewis will finish out this short holiday week with an excellent article on overcoming disappointment. Don’t miss it!

Want to make ART a bigger part of your life in 2018?

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You’ll learn to mix paint, collage, illustrate, and layer transparent patterns and prints that you make yourself. Kellie’s step-by-step instructions and tips will introduce you to new mixed-media painting skills in each lesson, while helping you complete a series of beautiful little mixed-media paintings as you go.

The course begins Feb. 1, 2018, so don’t wait to join! Plus, if you sign up before Jan 22nd, you’ll receive 20% off!

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Last week’s articles on EmptyEasel:

How to Honestly Evaluate your Own Artwork

Vibrant, Sun-soaked Paintings by New Mexico Artist Allegra Sleep

Our Survey Results! (re: Which App Should we Build for Artists?)

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