Get Better with the Right Knowledge and Right Tools! In the past, we’ve taught you 5 Pro Tips for Beginning Acrylic Artists and 5 Pro Tips for the Beginning Oil Painter, and now its time for the budding watercolor painters out there! Watercolors, while typically thought of as light and fun, they can also be…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/02/2016
Pro Tips for Printmaking Beginners AlthoughPrintmakinghas been around for hundreds of years now, with famous prints from artists such as Rembrandt, printmaking has recently exploded on popular social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest. We here at Jerry’s are all for this explosion of impressions, etching, lithography, and lino carvings, so we thought we’d share…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/04/2015
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…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/06/2014
Hello to all my artist friends.Â We just returned home from a great workshop and trade show in Houston and it is time to get some painting in while getting ready for up coming workshops, the next being a one day painting demonstrations followed by a one day workshop at the Jerry’s Artarama store in…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 25/08/2010
This project utilizes an acrylic basecoat, over which oils are applied. The key to this approach is in letting the dark background show through, which yields a great deal of depth to the rocks and water areas. Tips for rendering foliage are also highlighted. Also, for you budding Watercolorists, be on the look-out for…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/06/2010
After several weeks on the road teaching workshops I am back in the studio at home.â€¨I apologize for the delay in the newsletter and updates to my web site, but I have rebuilt â€¨my web site for the second time in two years. Â My goal is to make it as easy as possible â€¨for artist…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 28/05/2010
I love to paint the deep woods. There is mystery in the dark depth of the shadows. And the way the light filters through the trees is absolutely majestic! (At least to me.) What appeals to me above all, is the strong light and dark contrast, which is the entire basis of a good painting……
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010
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…..