Creative Adventures Episode 3: Composition

Welcome to Creative Adventures Episode 3: Composition by Lisa Kowieski In this in-studio teaching episode, I will be going over 7 elements that make up a great composition for your artwork. I’ll also be giving you a real life example of how I use composition elements when working on painting commissions. I hope this video…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 28/03/2018

Creative Adventures Episode 2: How to Paint Outside in Telluride, Colorado!

Welcome to Creative Adventures Episode 2: How to Paint Outside in Telluride, Colorado! (Plein Air Painting Tutorial) – Lisa Kowieski In this first Plein Air tutorial episode of Creative Adventures with Made by Lisa Marie we will be learning how to paint outside, anywhere! This is recommended for artists who wish to improve upon their skill…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/02/2018

Block Printing with Artist Bill Fick featuring Speedball Art Products – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 42

Jerry’s LIVE Episode 42: Block Printing with Artist Bill Fick featuring Speedball Art Products – See Video Below Summary After our basic printmaking episode was such a success, we have decided to up the ante with the help of Speedball. They are bringing out the big guns– and are graciously loaning us renowned printmaker Bill Fick…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 17/01/2018

Creative Adventures Episode 1: Beginners Watercolor Tutorial

Welcome to Creative Adventures Episode 1: beginners watercolor tutorial In this first In-Studio teaching episode of Creative Adventures with Made by Lisa Marie we will be learning how to paint with watercolors. This class is recommended for beginners and artists who wish to improve upon their skill sets with watercolor painting. We will be learning…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 09/01/2018

Stretched Canvas – Stretching your Budget with Knowledge – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 30

Jerry’s Live – Episode #30 Stretched Canvas Episode: “Stretching your $$$ with Knowledge! – See Video Below Summary Most artists paint on stretched canvas, yet few would be able to tell you much about what they were using and why if hard pressed… What is the canvas weight, and what does it mean? Why are there…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/01/2018

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