EBSQ Friday Five

Zombie Pumpkin by Jordana Hawen

1. Art Seen: This Zombie Pumpkin by Jordana Hawen is soooo creepy cute! He’s on the front page now. Go have a look!

2. Inspiration: EBSQ’s Sherry Key shared a link to Danish artist, Lise Meijer, blog post on how to get unstuck. Her #1 one way is the same as mine: ‘move the body.’ Going for a walk or anything that takes me out of the studio and gets the blood flowing is my best fix for any problem I’m having a with a painting.

3. Artist Guide: Muddy Colors has an excellent post by Greg Ruth titled, The Art and the Artist. The article is a guide for how we present ourselves as creators in this digital age–our online and offline presence and actions.

4. Learning Resources: Tip #116 from Cathy Johnson – Studio in a Backback. This is a must read if you’re planning a holiday and want to bring along some art supplies or if you’re on a mission to capture that hidden watercolor off the beaten trail.

5. In the News: If you’re lucky enough to earn a living from your art, you’re probably white. The thing about racial diversity among working artists in America is that it pretty much doesn’t exist.

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EBSQ Friday Five

The EBSQ Friday Five offers a brief look at noteworthy news from around the EBSQ Artist Blogosphere.

Aubrey by Catherine Darling

1. UWS Spring Show Entry – I LOVE Catherine Darling’s new watercolor painting for the Utah Watercolor Society Spring Show. Good luck, Cathy!

2. Figuring out just exactly what *do* I want from art – Carmen Medlin discusses her battle to be true to herself and her art.

3. Giggle Dogs Contest – KiniArt is having a contest! Find the Giggle Dogs and win a prize!

4. 7000 Bracelets for Hope – Vickie Miller is participating in the a project to help children who suffer from rare diseases. You can too, check out her blog for details.

5. March Giveaway – Tina Robertson is giving away a wonderful budget book, designed by her. See her blog for details.

 

Have a wonderful weekend folks, and please take a moment to think of those affected by the quake and tsunami in Japan.