Get Outside Like These Famous Plein Air Painters

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.  …..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 21/03/2015

Top 10 Memorable Fictional Artists from TV and Film

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…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 25/07/2014

Holiday Art Supply Wish List for the Oil Painter

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 19/12/2013

Can You Speak like an Artist?

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/11/2013

Tips on Composition of a Painting by Tom Jones

  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…..

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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