Gamini Ratnavira was born and raised in tropical Sri Lanka. As a self-taught artist he uses his photographic memory and life experiences to produce vibrant, colorful images of the rain forest flora and fauna, which are complimented with intriguing stories about his work with wildlife and research information about each painting. His paintings reveal his love…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/03/2018
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…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/02/2018
About Alia El-Bermani Alia El-Bermani received her BFA in 2000 from Laguna College of Art and Design in CA. This talented figurative painter has had several solo exhibitions, most recently in 2016 at TAMU’s Reynolds Gallery. Her work has also been featured in numerous group exhibitions and showcased in museums across the country. In 2015 her…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 20/02/2018
Charvin Fine Artists’ Oil Paints are an Elite Artists’ Oil From The French Riviera. One Of The Most Honored And Time Tested Recipes For Oil Color Production, Charvin Fine Artists’ Oils use some of the oldest recipes still in use! Based on over 175 years of experience, Charvin has created a high quality elite oil…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/02/2018
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…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 17/01/2018
Jerry’s Live – Episode #1 Painting & Pouring with Turner Acryl Gouache – See Video Below Summary Painting And Pouring With Turner Acryl Gouache The Super Concentrated Vibrant Acryl Gouache – Relax, play, and enjoy the process of producing a pouring painting with Turner Acryl Gouache and Pouring Medium, on a DaVinci Pro Liquid Art…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/01/2018
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…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/01/2018
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…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/06/2017
Most experts will agree that linseed oil is the most flexible of all the oils used in the production of oil color. The reason pale oils are used is because linseed oil was not all that pale and tended to give a slight yellowish cast when the painting was finished. Additionally, it would darken over time,…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/11/2016
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