How Using Negative Space Can Be Useful What do you see? Negative Space is the space that surrounds an object in an image. While we typically focus on how drawing a painting or object can improve an image, today we will focus on how not using this space can make us better artists. …..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/01/2016
New Research Shows that Making Art Helps Improve Brain Functions Painting by Belle Yang It is often said “age before beauty”, but a recent study says that creating beauty and art may just help you in aging. According to a recent study conducted in Germany suggests that those that make art on a regular basis…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/07/2014
Saluting the Army Art Program In keeping with our Patriotic Week theme, today we thought we’d bring up a little known fact about the American Military. Most people don’t think of the army as being a source to empower artists when some incredible American Art has come out of it! Casualties, Ogden Pleissner, 1944…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/07/2014
A display of work testing the Reflexions Pocket Journal by Elizabeth Gyles Johnson, artist and art instructor Elizabeth Gyles Johnson of Wind and Honey Creations 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…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 06/05/2014
Tuesday April 15th marks this master painter’s 562nd birthday! Although this Tuesday marks tax day, it also marks the birthday of the original Renaissance Man! Leonardo da Vinci was born April 15, 1452 and was renowned for being a true archetype of the Renaissance with areas of expertise in fields such as art, painting,…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/04/2014
Folks, Lisa Ober has done it again! If you remember, Lisa Ober reviewed Mungyo Gallery Soft Pastels in Artist Lisa Ober Reviews Mungyo Gallery Soft Pastels. As an incredible pastel artist, she continues to stun us all with her beautiful work. Using Gallery Handmade Professional Pastels and UART Sanded Professional Pastel Paper. Gallery Handmade Professional…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/01/2014
New Year, New Reviews! Happy New Year! Recently, we gave Pastel Artist Lisa Ober a 200 Piece Set of Mungyo Gallery Soft Pastels to try out and she gave the world an amazing piece of art in return! The deluxe set of 200 we gave her features every color of Gallery Handmade Soft Pastels in…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/01/2014
In your search for Watercolor Paint gifts, Jerry’s has everything you need If you are having trouble finding a gift for a watercolor painter this winter, Jerry’s Artarama has gifts for artists of any skill level. Jerry’s has paints, brushes,art instructional DVDs, watercolor paper and even watercolor pencils, all for Artists. But if you still…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/12/2013
Capturing Your Dreams One Drawing at a Time Elizabeth Gyles Johnson has been exploring the world through an artist’s pencil for over 25 years. During those years, she has experienced and even taught many avenues of art, but pencils remain her first love and continue to be her favorite way to express creativity. Elizabeth’s art…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/02/2012
ARTIST STATEMENT Even as young children, especially as young children, we often embrace superstitions and imbue harmless objects with the power to help us control our lives. I remember playing with Ouija boards as a preteen, reciting the alphabet as I twisted off a soda can tab, playing MASH and always having a rabbit’s foot…..