Understanding Acrylic Mediums

How These Extras Can Improve Your Painting! “When I was but young painter, I started with my paints, my cup of water, and my brush and I was ready to take on the world. How dumb I was”– Rob of Jerry’s Blog Squad It’s possible that when we decide to start painting, we all think…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/06/2014

Winsor & Newton’s Complete Guide to Brush Selection and Care

CHOOSE THE BRUSH THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU The Complete Guide to Brush Selection and Care A HERITAGE OF SKILLEvery artist knows that painting takes years of dedication, patience, and skill. Just like making the world’s finest brushes. For thousands of years, the basic elements of the brush have remained the same. But making a brush…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 31/01/2011

Don’t Miss Our Summer Contests!

  I am Dara Goldstein, Assistant Brand Manager of Jerry’s Artarama, and I will be updating you with the latest and greatest with regards to our exciting contests at Jerry’s Artarama.  We are currently holding two contests ending in September. Our Summer Pastel Challenge ends September 15th.  Whether you prefer using soft, semi-hard, or oil…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 31/08/2010

Jerry’s in the Community

The members of the ChromaZones are Triangle area artists that specialize in abstract art. Each of the artists brings to the group unique qualities but all share a common goal of celebrating and promoting the Triangle area’s visual arts community. The group originally came together during a charity fund raising effort and promotion of the…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 17/08/2010

He’s Going to be an Artist Since he got Laid Off by Valerie (Valry) Drake

  A while back I was in Jerry’s just looking to see if there was anything new that I couldn’t live without and there was this guy looking at acrylic mediums and he looked kind of lost. So I sort of made friendly sounds and we started talking. Later I found out that he had…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010

WINTER STREAM Project Lesson in Oils by Wilson Bickford

I thought I’d share some insights as to my thought processes and techniques with this painting. This was created just recently and I took step-by-step photos along the way to highlight certain points. Although this is considered an Oil painting, I did start with some Acrylic gessos for the underpainting; a blue-gray for the snow…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010