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