Artist Confessions – Joe DiGiulio

Artist Confessions feauring abstract artist Joe DiGiulio Recently, professional artist and art instructor Joe DiGiulio sat down with us for the first of what may become many “Artist Confessions” spots! What has Joe been hiding all these years? See what he wants to confess to his fans in this episode of Artist Confessions, and look…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 28/12/2012

New Art Supplies from Faber-Castell

Faber-Castell: Makers of Fine Art Materials since 1761! For centuries, artists have depended on the high quality pencils and art supplies from Germany’s leading pencil makers, Faber-Castell. Now Jerry’s Artarama is pleased to be carrying even more fine art materials from this world-renowned brand!   Castell 9000 Jumbo® Faber-Castell‘s highest quality graphite pencil is now…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/12/2012

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Weekly $25 FREE eGift Card Giveaway Every week from Decmember 28th-January 31st 1 random winner from our email list will win a $25 eGift card to shop on jerrysartarama.comWinner will be notified by email. No purchase necessary. Available to anyone on the email list so sign up today + Receive a special offer after signing up…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/11/2012

Winners Announced for Prismacolor Contest

Jerry’s Artarama and Prismacolor Announce Winners of the 2012 Back To School Contest! Back in August, JerrysArtarama.com teamed up with artist’s favorite Prismacolor to create a fun Facebook contest where artists could show off their artwork done in any of Prismacolor’s vibrant and versatile drawing mediums. We were absolutely blown away by the quantity and…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 16/10/2012

Artist Testimonial – Fredrix Nature Core Paint Boards

Fredrix Archival Nature Core Paint Boards – An Artist’s Testimonial   New Nature Core Paint Boards from world-renowned canvas makers Fredrix are an innovative and environmentally friendly new addition to the art supply world! Read below to learn more about this unique new painting surface from an artist like you! Also, be sure to see…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/09/2012

New GOLDEN Acrylics Virtual Paint Mixer

GOLDEN Artist Colors Introduces Virtual Paint Mixer Unique online tool allows artists to experiment with color mixing — without wasting any paint! Mixing paint with control and getting predictable results is a skill that takes years to master. It also requires a lot of paint. Compounding the challenges of time and expense is the plethora…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/09/2012

Prove It – Water-Mixable Oils vs. Traditional Oils

“ Prove It! Can YOU tell the difference between water-mixable oils and traditional oil paints? In this Prove It!, Mikey G sets out to see if people of various degrees of familiarity with art supplies can actually make out a discernible difference between two paintings, both exactly the same except for the paints used. Arist…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 29/08/2012

A Jerry’s Online Street Team Art Project with Julie Petro

Julie Petro is an artist working in paint and residing in Colorado, and has gravitated to the impressionist school of art since she was a child. Her gallery of work is substantial, impressive, and varied. Beautiful painted flowers, commissioned portraiture, and smaller scale still-lifes find homes within her portfolio of work. But it is her…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 24/08/2012

Artist Spotlight – Julie Petro

A Portrait of the Artist: Julie Petro by Kyle Kirves for Longmont Council of the Arts It’s easy for the mind’s eye to conjure an image of a child, legs akimbo, head down, gazing intently at an open book. Maybe the level of exactitude in the details varies, some highly realistic, others as if seen…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/08/2012

How To Prime Ampersand Wood Panels

How To Prepare Ampersand’s Unprimed Wood Panels with Oil Painting Ground or Acrylic Gesso Ampersand’s collection of unprimed wood panels, the Natural Wood Panel™, Unprimed Basswood™ and Hardbord™ are excellent substrates for all types of oil primers and acrylic gesso grounds. When properly sealed, a wood panel is a better painting substrate than canvas because…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 01/08/2012