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
They may be fake but they still left quite an impression on the art world Although Movies and TV will often glorify occupations such as cops, doctors and lawyers in suits, it’s not too often that artists are portrayed and when they are, lets admit it, they’re played as a bit off. However, many times…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 25/07/2014
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
A Dictionary for the Struggling Art Viewer Have you ever been looking at an art exhibit when the label catches your eye? You see the title of the piece, author, medium and then a description of the piece. Often the description of the piece will read something like this: “Above the artist expresses the banality…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/11/2013
Composition is a very important part of the painting process. A good composition makes your painting more pleasing to the viewer and will enhance your chances to sell more paintings. Let me start by suggesting that you use a pencil to draw a very light vertical line down the center of the paper and…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010
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…..