Touching the Lives of Artists Through Every Step of Their Journey Having been part of the art supply business for over 225 years, Daler-Rowney has been with artists every step of the way making quality colors and materials since 1783. Started by brothers Richard and Thomas Rowney in London, Daler-Rowney has always been known for…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 28/04/2015
Here is Your Spring Inspiration! Spring is here and it’s gorgeous outside so its time to get out and start plein air painting. These famous artists wasted no time getting outside and neither should you. So for some inspiration, here are a few famous professional artists who were superior at plein air painting. …..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 21/03/2015
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…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/10/2014
A ‘Painter’s Paint’ From the very beginning Williamsburg has been known as a ‘painter’s paint.’ The founder of the company, Carl Plansky, was first and foremost a painter by both temperament and training. Everything he made was infused with a painter’s sense of touch and passion for color. This passion for paint continues today as…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 04/09/2014
Develop Contrast and Values Before Color Sometimes when starting a new oil painting, nothing can be more intimidating than a big white blank canvas staring you down. Each paint squeezed out on your palette looking more vibrant, vivid and intimidating. If you’re the type of person who see’s that blank canvas and it terrifies you…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 24/06/2014
Which Masters Used Impasto and How You Can Too Impasto is a technique used in painting where paint is laid on thickly to give a painting texture and an almost 3D effect. It can be accomplished with mediums such as acrylic, oil, or gouache. Early in painting, it was thought that the image being captured…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 04/03/2014
With the right paints and these tips, you’ll be a pro in no time! Oil Painting can be quite tricky, especially for beginners. But with the right knowledge and the perfect paint, oil painting can be a breeze. Painted with SoHo Urban Artist Oil Colors 1. Find the right kind of paint for you. It…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 22/02/2014
Jerry’s has all the answers! Having trouble searching for the perfect item for the Oil Painter in your life this winter? Look no further than Jerry’s Artarama where we have gifts for all oil painters from beginners to advanced professionals! If you’re stumped on what to get your picky or finicky Oil Painter for the…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 19/12/2013
So you’ve finished painting. Now what? You’ve just finished painting your masterpiece. A magnificent oil painting that you want to hang in your living room or even a museum for the rest of your life. All of a sudden, you begin to notice all the dust, dirt and pollution that your masterpiece needs to…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/09/2013
How To Prepare Ampersand’s Unprimed Wood Panels with Oil Painting Ground or Acrylic Gesso Ampersand’s collection of unprimed wood panels, the Natural Wood Panel™, Unprimed Basswood™ and Hardbord™ are excellent substrates for all types of oil primers and acrylic gesso grounds. When properly sealed, a wood panel is a better painting substrate than canvas because…..