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1. Harlan’s needle felted creations always make me smile and this one sings of the holidays.
2. Illustrator Kelley McMorris shares an excellent tool to help you price your art – Toggl.
3. The Huffington Post has a list of the 30 Best Art Books of 2013. Have you read any? Would you add any?
4. Creating Good Art Karma is another invaluable article, and a must read, on art marketing from EmptyEasel.com.
5. How Our Camera-Phone Nation is Inspiring Artists – “Now that everyone is a photographer, artists are redefining what photography is…” I would love to know your thoughts on this article!
1. For the last few weeks I’ve been posting winter/holiday artwork in the Friday Five. Can you guess what Luda Angel’s painting, Ballerina, brought to mind this morning?
2. How to Photograph your Paintings – Another gem from Muddy Colors.
3. December’s Mandala of the Month by Maureen Frank is titled Impedimenta–exploring the baggage that halts our creative progress.
4. Fate of Detroit’s Art Hangs in the Balance – Have you been following this story?
5. Artist Transforms Eyelids into Works of Art <– So cool!!
Today’s Friday Five is a taste of the spectacular art created by our artists and shared on their blogs. Featured above is: Go with the Flow by Karen Winters, Rooster No 19 by Delilah Smith, Ice Queen by Jo Hards, Blue Square Plate by Stephanie Amos, and Superb Fairy Wren by Janet M Graham.
1. Blue Creek by Millie Gift Smith feels like November. For those of you with snow on the ground, stay warm and save us some hot chocolate.
3. EBSQ Artist Georgia Papadakis has an excellent How-To post for a DIY Tripod Arm and Video Set-Up.
4. November’s Mandala from Maureen Frank is titled Putting Ourselves Out There, making your dreams a reality. Love it!
5. Lastly, from the New York Times: Excursions in a Digitally Fabricated Landscape -‘Out of Hand,’ a Survey of Computer-Assisted Art
1. Today’s featured art for the Friday Five is a call for help. Christine E Striemer’s cat Gary is missing. She’s offering an award for whoever finds him: My sweet little Gary went missing Oct 21/2013. An 8″ x 8″ custom pet portrait (or any 8″ x 8″ painting of your choosing) goes to whoever finds her in Eston, SK area!
UPDATE: Gary has been found!! She’s safe and sound at home with Christine. :)
2. We are nearing the end of our fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Don’t forget, when you make a donation of $5 or more I’ll send you an ACEO and you get entered to win a Think Pink bracelet by Lisa Wiktorek. See the full details here: Raising Funds for National Breast Cancer Foundation.
3. Speaking of Think Pink, have you entered EBSQ’s annual exhibit? The clock is ticking. Enter the Think Pink 2013 Exhibit today!
4. EBSQ artist Michele Lynch posted her show schedule for October through December. See it on the Michele Lynch Art Blog.
5. Exhibition Without Walls recently interviewed EBSQ member Michael Glover on his amazing HDR Photography. Congrats, Michael!
You can see these artworks and more in the EBSQ Think Pink 2013 Exhibit!
EBSQ Artist Lisa Wiktorek and I have joined forces to help raise funds via EBSQ for the National Breast Cancer Foundation. When you donate at least $5 you will receive from me an ACEO of Nature’s Fairy Dust, plus, you’ll be entered to win a stunning charm bracelet from Lisa! Please see my blog post, Raising Funds for National Breast Cancer Foundation, for the full details.
1. If you hadn’t noticed from the last Friday Five, I am in the mood for Halloween Art. This week I spotted Melinda Dalke’s adorable Mummy Terrier on the front page!
2. EBSQ Artist Windi Rosson is donated 50% of the proceeds from the sale of her ThinkPink painting, She will Prevail. The donation is automatic on eBay. Proceeds will go to The National Breast Cancer Foundation. Go place your bid today!
3. Debbie Millman’s advice on courage and the creative life. Here’s a quote I love from Millman: If you imagine less, less will be what you undoubtedly deserve. Do what you love, and don’t stop until you get what you love. Work as hard as you can, imagine immensities, don’t compromise, and don’t waste time. Start now. Not 20 years from now, not two weeks from now. Now.
4. 3D Printer Bot Creates Perfect Replicas of Classic Paintings <– Amazing!!
5. The EBSQ Forums are down for a few days while the site undergoes a major upgrade. You can still connect with us on Facebook. Check out our page!