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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.

Stretching A Large Canvas

Heather Goldstein

Stretching a Large Canvas on stretcher bars  - Heather Goldstein demonstrates how even a small person can easily stretch a large canvas using staples, glue and stretcher bars!

Blending and Crosshatching in Drawing

Luana Luconi Winner

Join professional pastel artist Luana Luconi Winner for an exciting Free Video Art Lesson demonstrating blending and crosshatching techniques with pastels.

Block Printing with Artist Bill Fick featuring Speedball Art Products – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 42

Jerry’s LIVE Episode 42: Block Printing with Artist Bill Fick featuring Speedball Art Products – See Video Below Summary After our basic printmaking episode was such a success, we have decided to up the ante with the help of Speedball. They are bringing out the big guns– and are graciously loaning us renowned printmaker Bill Fick…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 17/01/2018

Painting & Pouring with Turner Acryl Gouache – Jerry’s Live Episode 1

Jerry’s Live – Episode #1  Painting & Pouring with Turner Acryl Gouache – See Video Below Summary Painting And Pouring With Turner Acryl Gouache The Super Concentrated Vibrant Acryl Gouache – Relax, play, and enjoy the process of producing a pouring painting with Turner Acryl Gouache and Pouring Medium, on a DaVinci Pro Liquid Art…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/01/2018

Creative Adventures Episode 1: Beginners Watercolor Tutorial

Welcome to Creative Adventures Episode 1: beginners watercolor tutorial In this first In-Studio teaching episode of Creative Adventures with Made by Lisa Marie we will be learning how to paint with watercolors. This class is recommended for beginners and artists who wish to improve upon their skill sets with watercolor painting. We will be learning…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 09/01/2018

Stretched Canvas – Stretching your Budget with Knowledge – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 30

Jerry’s Live – Episode #30 Stretched Canvas Episode: “Stretching your $$$ with Knowledge! – See Video Below Summary Most artists paint on stretched canvas, yet few would be able to tell you much about what they were using and why if hard pressed… What is the canvas weight, and what does it mean? Why are there…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/01/2018

Creative Adventures: The Introduction Video Series For Aspiring Artists

  Creative Adventures is a video series for aspiring artists, freelance artists who are looking to further develop their skills, and for those that love travel and adventure.  Welcome to Creative Adventures with Made by Lisa Marie!   This year, Jerry’s Artarama is launching a new special video collaboration with  Lisa Kowieski (of Made by Lisa Marie) a nature based artist,…..

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Lisa Kowieski -- 03/01/2018

eGift Cards Make Great Last Minute Gifts

Send one instantly! If you’re like me and always shop last minute, I’m going to let you in on a little secret…eGift Cards from Jerry’s Artarama are the way to go! They can be sent anywhere, right to someone’s electronic mailbox, and instantly too. They let the person receiving the card choose what they want…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/12/2017

Styled After the Books Renaissance Masters Used – Luxury Leather Sketchbooks

Old World Luxury Italian Leather Bound Soft Cover Sketch Books Luxury Leather Bound Sketch Books – 4 Sizes In 7 Styles Imported From Italy! Premium leather scketchbooks Leather wrap tie Available in 4 sizes: 2.7×4.1”, 3.5×5.1”, 4.7×6.5” and 5.7×8.3” 120gsm acid-free cream colored paper 112 pages each (except the 2.7×4.1” size, which contains 64 pages)…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/12/2017

Paint on anything this Halloween, including your pumpkins – With Turner Acryl Gouache

  Paint on anything this Halloween, including your pumpkins (no sharp blades, bandaids or bloody fingers required!), with our Turner Acryl Gouache Super Concentrated Artist Acrylics – the most vibrant, pigment packed acrylics we can get our hands on! Seriously, the black is so pigmented and matte, it’s almost like painting with velvet! Shop Turner Acryl…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 30/10/2017

Jerry’s Artarama, The Story and Vision – Empowering Artists Since 1968

Proudly serving artists since 1968! Thank you for choosing Jerry’s for purchasing your art supplies. Jerry’s only business is serving the interests of artists like you. From the first time artist to the professional we have everything under one roof at factory direct savings as much as 75% off traditional retails. We have always championed…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 10/10/2017

Artist Spotlight- Artist David Kofton

For years, I have been addressed as a most prolific artist. I am not sure if I fit that mold, but I do push out a lot of paint, words, pastels, graphite and sculpture. Yes, it has not been unusual for me to push out 150-200 pieces a year. Many have said, “Slow down.” Many…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/07/2017