Get Creative for the Holidays and Make Your Own Greeting Cards!

Create your own cards this holiday season! Strathmore makes it easy with their complete offering of blank cards and envelopes. Draw, paint, collage, print, stamp or even use your inkjet printer. Jerry’s offers great savings on Strathmore Creative Cards, Photo Mount and Photo Frame Cards and environmentally-friendly Greener Options cards. Check out Jerry’s complete offering…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 29/11/2010

Art as Play by Deb Bartos

Thinking about how much we have invested in art materials and frames, can lead to careful but un-inspired work.  Painting from reference materials (even your own, hopefully they ARE your own) can also produce nothing but stagnation. Before I start a new piece, I usually ask myself, “Why am I painting this?” If I have…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 23/11/2010

The Emerging Artist Label by M Theresa Brown

Far away from the fantasy art auctions of Christie’s and Sotheby’s is the real world of art  sales where there are many thousands of artists who create and sell their art.  In this world, the artist is usually working directly with the buyer and for sums far less than the multimillion dollar art in the…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 22/11/2010

Gloves In A Bottle on NBC Today Show!

Do you have Gloves in a Bottle?  Artists have been using it to protect their hands from paints and toxic mediums.  A guest on NBC’s Today Show came by to talk about protecting your skin in the harsh winter weather.  What was one of the products she suggested?  Gloves in a Bottle!  The formula is…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/11/2010

Finding Inspiration in Shanghai by Heather Goldstein

I was recently lucky enough to get to visit China and I cannot even begin to express what an extraordinary experience it was. One of the most special things I was able to do was visit the M50 in Shanghai.  The M50 is a new art district with over 120 art galleries and art studios. …..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 17/11/2010

Strathmore Artist Papers

Strathmore Artist Papers announces their new Visual Art Journal Online Workshop Series! Learn visual journaling techniques from experienced artists through free online videos and downloadable instructions. Get inspired by other students in Strathmore’s Visual Journal virtual classroom, keep motivated with ideas and tips from the instructor, and discover the creative and emotional benefits of journaling!…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/11/2010

Recycle Art by Miles Wickham

I came across a video on Youtube some year’s back that was a little documentary on an artist who used his old spraypaint cans to create sculptures. It looked like fun and a good idea to put the trashed cans to use, so I tried it myself. Over the years ive figured out a few…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/11/2010