Winners for Colored Pencil Magazine Contest Announced- Sponsored by Jerry’s Artarama

Awesome Job Janna and Fae! Jerry’s Artarama is a proud sponsor of the Colored Pencil Magazine’s June Art Challenge.  Every month, Jerry’s Artarama supports artists through the monthly art contest in Colored Pencil Magazine. Early on, each month, Colored Pencil Magazine offers a challenge by putting up a new photo for artists to attempt to…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 22/07/2014

Making Your Values Really Stand Out

Why Shading is Important in your Sketches Many people like sketching because of the realism that can be depicted from their drawings. However, when drawing on a two dimensional surface like paper, depicting that realism can be difficult. The solution to this problem is to create shadows and shade while you sketch. Light and shadows…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 15/03/2014

A Proportioner is a Great Tool for Resizing Drawings

  Resize Images Quickly and Accurately with No Math Involved!   With a new ingenious tool at their disposal, artists can now resize images the way that artists have struggled to do for centuries. In the past, correctly enlarging, reducing, and transferring images without ruining the proportions has been a nightmare. Artists have tried getting…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 18/02/2014

New and Innovative Technical Drawing Tools Will Change the Way You Draw!

Discover New Ways to Draw We really like to sketch here at Jerry’s Artarama. We’ve all been doodling and sketching since the first time our hands touched crayon to paper when we were young. Since then, we’ve been looking for new and better tools to accurately capture our subjects on paper or whatever wanton images…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/01/2014

Finesse Colored Pencil Blender Pens Review

  Blending Colored Pencils with Finesse Blender Pens by Elizabeth Gyles Johnson, artist and art instructor   Elizabeth Gyles Johnson is a pencil artist who focuses her art on the delights of life. Elizabeth teaches the intricacies of drawing at all skill levels to a collection of students worldwide through online workshops and classes at…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 04/04/2013

New Art Supplies from Faber-Castell

Faber-Castell: Makers of Fine Art Materials since 1761! For centuries, artists have depended on the high quality pencils and art supplies from Germany’s leading pencil makers, Faber-Castell. Now Jerry’s Artarama is pleased to be carrying even more fine art materials from this world-renowned brand!   Castell 9000 Jumbo® Faber-Castell‘s highest quality graphite pencil is now…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/12/2012

A Jerry’s Online Street Team Art Project with Elizabeth Gyles Johnson

Inspiring American paintings for Independence Day! This 4th of July weekend, why not brush up on your American art history?  Many great artists — and art movements — were born and worked right here in the USA, inspiring generations of artists after them.  From sculptors and photographers to filmmakers, performance artists, printmakers and more,  America…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 10/02/2012

New! SoHo Professional Colored Pencils

Introducing the all new SoHo Professional Colored Pencils “Developed by Artists for Artists” If you’ve received the latest Jerry’s sale catalog, or browsed our website recently, you may have noticed a brand new product that we are very excited about!  New SoHo Urban Artist Colored Pencils have recently come into stock, after months of research…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 10/06/2011

Learn About Matisse Liquid Pencil

There is some hype about a new product….the Sharpie Liquid Pencil.  This is a fun item that writes like pencil and remains eraseable for 24 hours before it becomes permanent. But wait!  This sounds familiar!  Matisse Derivan has been making a product called the liquid graphite pencil.  Although the Sharpie is great as an everyday…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/08/2010

Grrrrr by Valerie (Valry) Drake

Typically I am fairly good at technical stuff since my day job deals with technology. But recently a technical issue has really messed up one of my art pieces. I still haven’t resolved the situation but let me tell you about it. I have been doing a series of colored pencil abstracts for my product…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010