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Monday in General Art Advice – Author and illustrator Vicky Rubin will share how to find the perfect illustrator for your unpublished children’s book. Whether you’re an author searching for an artist, or an artist looking to illustrate books on the side, this is a fantastic resource to learn how it all works!

Tuesday in Featured Artists – Drop by for a look at Tom Glendenning’s gorgeous collage and mixed-media artwork. And as always, if you’d like your own art to be featured on EE, just send it in—we’d love to showcase your work too!

Wednesday in Video Tutorials – Finish out the week with a new video from Carrie Lewis demonstrating her methods for blending colored pencil with rubbing alcohol.

Plus, don’t miss Kellie Day’s FREE master class for artists!

Besides being a frequent writer here at EmptyEasel, Kellie Day is an art educator and artist who has made art for Trader Joe’s, The North Face, and Alpinist Magazine. Now she’s created a free online class to share what she’s learned!

5 Steps Creative Women use to go from Dabbling to Pro-Quality Painting


In her own words. . .

“Most artists never go from amateur to professional. They have talent, drive and ambition, yet for whatever reason, they don’t make that leap from dabbling to selling.

But my art students are bucking this trend. They’re learning a step by step transformation to creating professional quality paintings, and expressing their full creative talent, regardless of past success or failures.

My method teaches you how to take your paintings from good to great, and even sale-worthy, even if your art has only been a hobby up until now.

If you want to learn how to do this, click here for a spot in my free master class! It will be the most worthwhile time you’ve spent on your art!”

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