The Options are Endless! A fresh Canvas is like a new landscape to build upon, an open road of new possibilities and a staple in any artist’s creative arsenal. Some painting novices may assume that all canvas is the same and made from… well, canvas… but there are different types to choose from. Unfortunately, many…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/09/2013
Give a Round of Applause for our 2013 Contest Winners! We had so many great entries in our 2013 Ampersand Art Contest this year, it was a huge success! It’s nice to know that Jerry’s Artarama has so many talented artist friends. You all decided the winners on Facebook and here are the winners…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/09/2013
The New Alternative to the Stretched Canvas The Tabula Rasa means “blank slate”. And in the art world, that often translates to blank canvas. But what about a black canvas? The new Practica Black stretched canvas is a different kind of canvas for a new style of thinking and painting. The Practica Black stretched…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/09/2013
Do Canvases Breed in Dark Closets? You Decide! Dryden Art and Canvas Keepers – Get Organized! The ultimate organizer for studios, classrooms, galleries, museums and more! Disorganized artists, rejoice! The Dryden Art and Canvas Keepers are your perfect solution — so it’s time to get those half-finished paintings and raw canvas off the ground and…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/04/2013
Fredrix Archival Nature Core Paint Boards – An Artist’s Testimonial New Nature Core Paint Boards from world-renowned canvas makers Fredrix are an innovative and environmentally friendly new addition to the art supply world! Read below to learn more about this unique new painting surface from an artist like you! Also, be sure to see…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/09/2012
Ampersand Panels: Painting on Rigid Supports Ampersand panels have been around since 1994, gaining popularity with artists over the years as a trusted archival surface for their art. Since Ampersand began, the company’s mission has been to create the best painting surfaces on the market and to share its panel expertise with the artist…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 03/05/2012
Prove It! In this segment of Prove It! Mikey G will test the claim that Yes Canvas by Creative Mark can take any media you throw at it. Is the Yes Canvas an all media canvas? Can the Yes all media Canvas take on oils, acrylics, watercolors? Watch the video to find out! Please enjoy…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/11/2011
Learn how to mount canvas, paper, and other flexible supports onto Ampersand boards! Do you love the texture of canvas or paper, but prefer the stability of painting on board? You can get the best of both worlds by following along with Ampersand’s Andrea Pramuk as she outlines an easy and archival method of mounting…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/06/2011
Do you ever feel stuck? That may be a ridiculous question because I can’t think of any artist whose creative juices are always flowing. One of the best things an artist can do, in my opinion, is to PLAY and try something new! Sometimes I find that I get so involved in developing my…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010
By popular demand we added 2 NEW Stretched Canvases to our already large supply of Artist Canvases and Boards. We just added the Centurion Deluxe Oil Primed Linen and the Practica Economy Stretched Canvas and they are both on sale right now. New Item: Centurion Deluxe Oil Primed Linen As an oil colorist it is…..