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

Traveling Artist with Lisa Kowieski

Lisa Kowieski – Traveling Artist Materials Used: LUKAS 150th Anniversary Watercolor Wood Box Set of 70 Half Pans Mimik Kolinsky Synthetic Watercolor Brushes Arches 140 lb. Cold Press 20 Sheet Block 9×12″ Staedtler Technical Pencils Strathmore Mixed Media Sketchbook 5.5×8.5” Last summer I had the opportunity of a lifetime to go on a two week…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/06/2017

2017 Artful Gathering Blog Hop

Art Share and Blog Hop Destination Cristina Zinnia Galliher, Director Artful Gathering Online Art Retreats When I first began experimenting with Turner Gouache Paints, I started out with just a few tubes that included some primary colors and a tube or two of metallics and pearls. I was accustomed to painting with acrylic paints, which…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/02/2017

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

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

Whats the Buzz- LUKAS Aquarell 1862 Artists Watercolors

A Jerry’s Exclusive! LUKAS, Germany’s best paint makers have made on of our most popular lines of watercolor paints- LUKAS Aquarell 1862 Artists’ Watercolors. It’s been one of our most popular and best selling watercolors. We thought we’d share the buzz that’s being said since Artists have been clamoring for these wonderful watercolors. LUKAS Aquarell…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 25/02/2016

AKUA- Pushing the Limits of Printmaking and Beyond

Originally created by professional printmaker Susan Rostow, Akua Intaglio Inks and Liquid Pigment Inks have pushed artists well beyond the boundaries of traditional printmaking. These revolutionary inks possess unique working properties that allow artists creative opportunities unlike anything else on the market: Formulated to dry through absorption not evaporation, Akua Inks possess incredibly long open times…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 06/02/2016

Nathalie Kalbach in Jerry’s Artist Spotlight

Nathalie Kalbach is a self-taught mixed media artist. She was born in Germany and lived most of her adult life in Hamburg before moving to the United States in September 2013. She now lives in Jersey City, NJ. Nathalie’s early love of paint was squelched by an art teacher who told her she had no…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/01/2016

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