25 Perfect Reasons Why Being an Artist is the Best

 Why its more than good for your soul     Scientists recently found out that your brain might be wired to enjoy art. However, we already on the inside of the artist community know that there are so many more rewards to enjoy art and being an artist. We know the true values and benefits…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 28/06/2014

Understanding Acrylic Mediums

How These Extras Can Improve Your Painting! “When I was but young painter, I started with my paints, my cup of water, and my brush and I was ready to take on the world. How dumb I was”– Rob of Jerry’s Blog Squad It’s possible that when we decide to start painting, we all think…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/06/2014

Underpainting: Why You Need to Do It

Develop Contrast and Values Before Color Sometimes when starting a new oil painting, nothing can be more intimidating than a big white blank canvas staring you down. Each paint squeezed out on your palette looking more vibrant, vivid and intimidating. If you’re the type of person who see’s that blank canvas and it terrifies you…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 24/06/2014

Top 10 Perfect Summer Paintings

Inspiration for the First Day of Summer! As today is the Summer Solstice and the First Day of the Summer Season, we at the blog squad sure needed some inspiration and with the sweltering heat of summer upon us we did some research and pulled up some of the best representations of what summer is…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 21/06/2014

The Complete Liquitex Acrylic System

New Complete Liquitex System offers Seamless Crossover and Color Consistency among Acrylic Products Shared Color System Blends Perfectly You may have heard about two recent additions to the family of Liquitex Professional Acrylic Colors. Liquitex Professional Spray Paints Watch Video Liquitex Professional Paint Markers Watch Video Liquitex is unique in that it is the only…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 21/06/2014

Did You Know- The Statue of Liberty

Fun Facts About Our Country’s Largest Statue Did you know that the Statue of Liberty arrived at its permanent home at in New York Harbor on June 19th, 1885? That means that today is the 129th anniversary of the statue arriving on the French frigate Isere. Although thought more of as a monument than a piece…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 19/06/2014

Jerry’s Keeps the Ball Rolling During the 2014 World Cup

Special Painting Commissioned for World Cup 2014 In the spirit of a special event such as the FIFA 2014 World Cup bringing the world a little closer over a love of Soccer, Jerry’s Artarama decided to commemorate the event with a painting by one of Jerry’s own resident artists and product tester Amy Gardner Dean. …..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 17/06/2014

2014 World Cup Art

World Soccer Tournament Attracts and Inspires Artists from Around the World We all know that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is the premier event for Soccer or Futbol, but how many of us think about it as a hub for world art? Most events that bring the world together so dynamically such as this…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/06/2014

What’s the Buzz- Creative Mark Painter’s Edge Palette Knives

Find Out What Real Users Have to Say About our Popular Palette Knives In this edition of What’s the Buzz, we will be seeing what real customers and artists have had to say about the Creative Mark Painter’s Edge Palette Knives, one of our most popular brands of palette knives! These Italian style palette knives…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/06/2014

5 Mistakes New Artists Need to Stop Making

A Quick List to Help You on Your Way Many new painters will often make the same mistakes over and over again when they are starting out, often not knowing that they are even making them. While mistakes are definitely okay and should be expected when starting out; correcting those mistakes can become the first…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 10/06/2014