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

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

5 Pro Tips for the Beginning Watercolor Painter

Get Better with the Right Knowledge and Right Tools! In the past, we’ve taught you 5 Pro Tips for Beginning Acrylic Artists and 5 Pro Tips for the Beginning Oil Painter, and now its time for the budding watercolor painters out there! Watercolors, while typically thought of as light and fun, they can also be…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/02/2016

How To Hold Your Pencil When You Draw

Get More Control Out of Your Pencil While doodling can create amazing pieces of art like the ones we’ve recently shared in our facebook posts, for the most part wont produce the kinds of lines you want to make to really get your drawings to show off the fluid or gestural lines you really want……

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/02/2016

Watercolor Terms You Should Know

A Quick Guide to 10 Easy Watercolor Techniques   Here at The Splatter, we try to be as helpful as we can when it comes to teaching you more about art. So, in the spirit of keeping things simple, here are a list of terms for beginner watercolor painters to learn more abut the techniques…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/01/2016

One Easy Trick To Being a Better Artist

How Using Negative Space Can Be Useful   What do you see?   Negative Space is the space that surrounds an object in an image. While we typically focus on how drawing a painting or object can improve an image, today we will focus on how not using this space can make us better artists. …..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/01/2016

5 Easy Printmaking Tips

Pro Tips for Printmaking Beginners AlthoughPrintmakinghas been around for hundreds of years now, with famous prints from artists such as Rembrandt, printmaking has recently exploded on popular social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest. We here at Jerry’s are all for this explosion of impressions, etching, lithography, and lino carvings, so we thought we’d share…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/04/2015

Adding Art Into Other School Subjects Makes Learning More Fun

Art is Important as a School Subject, but Can It be a Teaching Tool too?   Although many schools cut arts first in their search to slash budgets because of the expense of art supplies (the answer is that they aren’t shopping at Jerry’s where all the deals are), recent studies have shown that exposure…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 24/01/2015

Jerry’s New Year’s Resolution Number One: Learn New Techniques

This Year I Vow to Learn More As we start off this new year, we thought we would share some of our own New Year’s Resolutions for 2015 to help Artists learn and grow this year.  For our first new year’s resolution we wanted to share, we thought we would tell you all about some of…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 06/01/2015