Jul
15
2014

Making Art Can Change Your Brain for the Better Says Science

New Research Shows that Making Art Helps Improve Brain Functions Painting by Belle Yang It is often said "age before beauty", but a recent study says that creating beauty and art may just help you in aging. According to a recent study conducted in Germany suggests that those that make art on a regular basis are helping different areas of their brain work better together.  The Test A recent study conducted on a newly retired group of people tested people before and after a ten week course where recently retired people aged 62-70 were entered into a group that created art hands on and a group that appreciated and critiqued art. The study ... [More]
Jul
3
2014

War Artists

Saluting the Army Art Program In keeping with our Patriotic Week theme, today we thought we'd bring up a little known fact about the American Military. Most people don't think of the army as being a source to empower artists when some incredible American Art has come out of it!   Casualties, Ogden Pleissner, 1944 The Army Art program  The Army has been officially funding artists dating back to World War I as part of the Army Art Program. It all started as a need to document and record the activities of American Expeditionary Forces, so the army commissioned eight artists as Captains in the Corps of Engineers. Through paintings, thes... [More]
Jun
17
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.  Los Colores Del Futbol by Amy Gardner Dean Acrylic on Watercolor Paper Just as the World Cup brings together teams from countries all over the world and unifies them under the goal of a world wide Soccer Tournament, Jerry's Artarama's goal is a similar one: to bring together paints and art products representative from all over ... [More]

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