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

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

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

A Jerry’s Online Street Team Art Project with Nathalie Kalbach and Liquitex

Last week, we introduced you to Nathalie Kalbach and her paintings in our Artist Spotlight. To show off some of her skills and teach you how to create a similar mixed-media masterpiece, we sat down with Nathalie for a step-by-step walkthrough of how she creates her art. Take it away Nathalie! “Being able to mix…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 23/06/2015

A Jerry’s Online Street Team Art Project with Ron Croci and Da Vinci Panels

Jerry’s Artist Spotlight Artist Ron Croci Is Back With Another Great Art Project 1. The Da Vinci Birch Panel Label. The enclosed tutorial is an explanation of how I have used a Da Vinci, Cradled, Birch panel supplied by Jerrys Artarama to create the art work titled HAMAKUA POKO for the book, THE ATLAS OF…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/05/2015

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

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

5 Ways to Improve Your Drawing

Try these Tips When Putting Pencil to Paper Have you ever wanted to learn to draw better? Get bogged down hitting the same roadblocks over and over again? Think only repetitive practice makes perfect?  Guess again! While it is true that practice will make you a better drawer or sketcher, these 5 simple tricks will…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 08/07/2014

5 Mistakes New Artists Need to Stop Making

A Quick List to Help You on Your Way Many new painters will often make the same mistakes over and over again when they are starting out, often not knowing that they are even making them. While mistakes are definitely okay and should be expected when starting out; correcting those mistakes can become the first…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 10/06/2014