EBSQ Friday Five

Dreamer by Alma Lee
Dreamer by Alma Lee

1. If you frequent our forums, today’s featured art should look familiar to you. Artist Alma Lee has been creating a series of digital artworks inspired by Tamara de Lempicka. Her latest, Dreamer, is my favorite in the series.

2. Did you know 71 percent of all art collectors having purchased art online? Read: How Mobile Technology is Accelerating Online Art Growth.

3. This year’s Twitter Art Exhibit is taking place in Orlando to benefit the Center for Contemporary Dance, Special Needs Classes. Deadline to enter is February 21st! I won’t be able to make it to the exhibit, but my art will be there.

4. Have you seen the Disney Dream Portraits by Annie Leibovitz? Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at Jessica Chastain as Merida.

5. Ever wanted to learn how to paint digitally? Concept Artist and Illustrator Matt Kohr has a FREE video library at CtrlPaint.com that begins with traditional skills and progresses into advanced digital painting. Did I mention it’s FREE?


Sneak Peek at our relaunch plus your chance to win

2010 is EBSQ’s 10th Anniversary and as a result, we are working on some major updates to our website and the services we offer artists. The first of those updates will be rolling out later this month.

Here’s an early sneak peek:

But in the interim, we would like to get a better idea of where and how our community sells art online. Help us by taking this 5-minute survey so we can learn how to serve you better!


If you’re interested in winning a free year’s paid subscription, please include your email address at the end of the survey in the space provided for you. The poll itself closes on 14 October and the winner will be selected randomly and notified via email on 15 October 2010.