Did You Know- Paul Gauguin

This Weekend Celebrates the Painter’s 167th Birthday Although his birthday is technically tomorrow, June 7, we like to celebrate our artists. Although he was not overly appreciated while he was alive, the artwork Paul Gauguin is certainly appreciated today. And to recognize him as the genius he is, we wanted to share some fun facts…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 05/06/2015

Did You Know- The Mona Lisa

Fun Facts About the World’s Most Popular Painting Although it is the world’s most recognizable painting, the Mona Lisa has an incredibly storied past that not many of us know about. The Painting has a fascinating history to it that not many of us know about that we at the Splatter thought it might be…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 26/05/2015

Did You Know- Salvador Dali

Celebrating his 111th birthday a day late with some fun facts about this twisted artist! Salvador Dali and his pet ocelot, Babou We all know Salvador Dali as one of the more eccentric and flamboyant artists that graced the 20th century. Although we mostly know Dali for his trademark curly mustache and “melting clocks”, how…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2015

Turn to Turner

Did you know you can turn 12 colors to 120? Every artist has some fun mixing colors, and part of the fun of it is exploring the different hues we can create. However, this can also be quite frustrating when we can’t make the exact color we’re looking for. If only there was a way…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 11/04/2015

Did You Know- Vincent Van Gogh

Little Known Facts About One of Our Favorite Painters! Yesterday was Vincent Van Gogh’s birthday! And while we know that he is  the father of Post-Impressionism and the painter of such favorite paintings as Starry Night, sunflowers, wheat fields, self portraits and cypress trees, there are still a lot of interesting facts that fall to…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 31/03/2015

Once Again Science Says Art is Great for your Brain

As if we didn’t already know this! At this point, we know that art has multiple effects on our brain, can keep our brains healthy longer and have other health benefits that we might not know about. Here are some of them. Our brains were designed to appreciate and process artwork. Recent studies have shown that looking…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 17/01/2015

Fat Over Lean

Want Less Cracking in Your Oil Painting? Many oil painters will advocate “Fat over Lean” painting but not everyone knows exactly what that means. Today, we are going to explore that topic and share some of the best new mediums to improve your oil painting. Fat Over Lean   In order to make sure the…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/10/2014

Bizarre Facts About The Way We See Colors

Top 5 Reasons Why Colors Are Absolutely Crazy We each probably think of colors as pretty simple. There’s red, blue and green and the rest are made from those three right? Well… Our minds conceptions of colors are all crazy. We see such a spectrum of colors that we have only just begun to understand…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 10/07/2014

Did You Know- The Statue of Liberty

Fun Facts About Our Country’s Largest Statue Did you know that the Statue of Liberty arrived at its permanent home at in New York Harbor on June 19th, 1885? That means that today is the 129th anniversary of the statue arriving on the French frigate Isere. Although thought more of as a monument than a piece…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 19/06/2014

Did You Know- Jerry’s has Brand New Shout Out Videos

New advancements to website shows art supplies and attributes in use! Did you know that the Jerry’s Artarama Website now has Shoutout videos that pop up when you roll your mouse over one section of a page? Certain descriptions/keywords will launch a quick video showing one of the incredible features or attributes of our products when you…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 17/04/2014