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Basic Drawing Skills - Human Figure

Dan Nelson

Join professional artist Dan Nelson for an exciting Free Video Art Lesson demonstrating key drawing skills.

How To Prepare A Canvas Using Gesso

Joe DiGiulio

Welcome to another exciting free art lesson with Joe DiGiulio! In this video, Joe will show you how to prepare your canvas using Matisse Gesso and a gloss medium to give your finished painting a more interesting look! This lesson is an excerpt from his upcoming DVD, The Abstract Expressionist Mind: A Matter of Scale.

Blending in Acrylics

Bob Rankin

Join professional acrylic artist Bob Rankin for an exciting Free Video Art Lesson demonstrating color blending techniques. Learn exciting tips and tricks from a true pro as Bob shows you how blending can add depth and realism to your paintings.

Pop Art Painting DIY – Using Acrylic Paints

DIY Pop Art Painting- Acrylic Pop Art Tutorial Designer:  Lindsay “The Frugal Crafter” Weirich Media: Acrylic Skill Level:  Beginner Level of Difficulty:  2 (out of 5) Supplies Needed: Soho Acrylic Paint Set of 24 – # 86457 Soho Gloss Gel  – # 87656 Creative Inspirations Dura Handle Flat Brush – # 87620 Artist’s White Tape – # 11821…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/10/2016

Artist Spotlight- Artist Eric Armusik

Article: Artist Eric Armusik – Artist Spotlight Helen and Paris, oil on birch, 48 x 60” 2016 (Painted in 13 days – 178 hours in preparation for this year’s Art Renewal Center International Salon) Products used: Charvin Extra Fine Oils Black Swan Creative Mark Filberts, Rounds and Flats First, let me say what an honor…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/08/2016

How Do I Clean An Oil Paint Brush?

Products Used in this Video NOTE: Click on images to go to product pages Chelsea Classical Studio Lavender Brush Cleaner A Safer Natural Alternative To Turpentine That Actually Smells Like Lavender! Made from 100% natural distilled fruits and flowers, featuring lavender, Chelsea Classical Studio’s Lavender Brush Cleaner is a safer natural alternative to turpentine, petroleum…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/05/2016

Artist Spotlight- Lisa Marie Kowieski

  Lisa Kowieski Multi-disciplinary Artist and Designer from Chicago. “My work is influenced by nature and storytelling with themes of adventure and passion. More than anything, I strive to create work that inspires others to explore their passions and live their best lives. As a multi-disciplinary Artist and Designer, I’m trained in both traditional and…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 26/05/2016

Drone Art Adventure- Made By Lisa Marie and The Outbound Life

Hey guys I’m Lisa, with Made By Lisa Marie. Art and adventure go hand in hand for me. Last fall, I had the opportunity to explore the Pacific Northwest and make two oil paintings on site of some very famous landscapes. Here’s the catch: my personal assistant for these paintings was a drone (a DJI…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 10/05/2016

Top 20 Celebrity Painters

  Celebrities who create art as well as sing, act and more! In researching for our previous post on celebrity art investors, we came across an amazing array of celebrities who not only collect art, but create it as well! We couldn’t resist, and had to dedicate a post to some of these multi-faceted artists……

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 09/05/2016

Great Gifts for Mom on Mother’s Day

  Give Mom the gift of art for Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day is almost here! Just a few more days before it’s time to give Mom a great big Thank You for all she does and has done for you. But never fear! Here at Jerry’s Artarama, time is on your side when it comes…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 01/05/2016

Art Changes Everything

You Accepted Our Challenge And We Proved Art Can Change Everything! “Create Art, Change Everything” by Amy Gardner Dean (pictured middle) Jerry’s Artarama started out to prove that artists are passionate about what they create and that art should be a part of everyone’s life. Here at our corporate offices, we bet our boss that…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 18/03/2016

How To Clean Your Brush

A Quick Tutorial Taking excellent care of your paintbrushes is important. Paintbrushes are likely one of the greatest investments you will make when purchasing art supplies, so cleaning paint brushes after each use is vital to your painting experience. If you properly care for your brushes, they can last for decades. Cleaning your brushes at…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/03/2016

Art Show Necessities

Preparing You For Selling Your Art At This Summer’s Art Shows! As the summer Art Show season gets ready to start, we want you to be prepared to have the best displays so that you can get your art out there and make some sales. To help you prep, we’ve designed a list of items…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 29/02/2016