How To Prepare Canvas, Paper, Panel, Etc. For Your Medium Of Choice! Some artists buy low quality canvases or panels and never add additional primer when it screams for it. Then, there are those who buy exceptional quality, pre-primed substrates– only to add additional, low quality primer right over an existing, lovely surface that begs for paint. Why, why… WHY?!?
At Jerry’s we were asked to do an acrylic pour through a colander, so we did 3 of them! We have some great art materials and supplies that are perfect for you to achieve great effects, colors and real vibrant pours for your acrylic pouring art. We used the LUKAS Cryl Fluid Acrylics, and Da Vinci Wood Panels (you can use anyone of our canvas too) so you can easily create yours and even hang them with ease. (see supplies for pour painting below for easy purchase)… always better with real art materials! Acrylic pour painting for beginners or for anyone that just wants to create some real neat pouring effects! Watch the video for all exciting ways to do acrylic pouring.
How do you keep your paintings looking vivid and bright? With this easy finishing touch, Allen will teach you how to apply a glaze or varnish to your paintings once they are completed. By adding a varnish, you are preserving your painting for years to come, keeping the canvas hydrated and making them easy to clean. Using your Reel Art Academy Set for Allen Montague, you will have everything you need to learn and bring all your paintings to life!
MEET NEW ORLEANS ARTIST: CASEY LANGTEAU JOHNSON Artist Casey Langteau Johnson has been painting her entire life. She earned her degree in Painting and Drawing from Louisiana State University. Her primary inspiration comes from the natural beauty of her home, New Orleans, Louisiana. However, Casey constantly searches for new ideas abroad, trying to spend as…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 31/01/2020
We are proud to carry the exceptional line of Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolors. These paints are a go-to for many professional watercolorists. With Daniel Smith Watercolor Sets, pigments are key and each color offers unrivaled quality and versatility. This video shows swatching of the Ultimate Mixing set of 15 colors. (supply kits listed below!)…..
Michael Marchetta -- 16/01/2020
Rachel Christopoulos describes herself as an old soul, coffee addict, and a dreamer (though she’s not the only one). As a Wisconsin native living on the outskirts of Milwaukee, Rachel’s art is constantly being inspired by the energy of the big city. Though she paints a variety of subjects, her artwork focuses on blending the…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/07/2019
Artist 0073.UV is a watercolorist and illustrator creating on-trend portraiture in a vivid contemporary pop art palette. Inspired by manga and vaporwave style, 0073.UV regularly posts her work on Instagram and engages daily with her large follower base to educate them about watercolor painting. She creates reproduction prints, holographic prints and stickers of her originals…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 04/06/2019
Jerry’s LIVE Episode #96 – Painting & Palette Knives: Unique Techniques, Tips & Tricks Featuring: Painter’s Edge XL Palette Knives Set of 6, Paramount Professional Gallerywrap Canvas Would you like to imbibe your painting with a sculptural quality, but not quite sure how? Are you a texture junkie, but have grown tired of everything…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 21/03/2019
Jerry’s LIVE Episode #95 – Create An Oil Pastel Painting, Step-By-Step How To Featuring: Mungyo Oil Pastels Did you love that feeling of crayons in your hand as a kid? That freedom and feel of smooth application of color in your hand, where tight detail isn’t a thought seems just a lovely memory, right?…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 13/03/2019
Basic Watercolor Skills Demo-Creating a Small Landscape Using Watercolor Supplies – Jerry’s Live #94
Jerry’s LIVE Episode #94 – Basic Watercolor Skills Demo- Creating a Small Landscape Using Watercolor Supplies Featuring: Turner Professional Watercolors Take just the basic supplies needed to paint in watercolor: paint, paper, brushes, and a palette… and watch this basic watercolor LIVE demo of a small landscape! This event will feature pigment-rich, Professional Turner…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/03/2019
Jerry’s LIVE Episode #93 – Beginning How To Colored Pencil Skills With Basic Supplies Featuring: Cezanne Colored Colored Pencils The Colored Pencil medium has always maintained popularity with illustrators, designers, and students, alike. However, it has risen as a fine art medium to a huge number of devotees, demanding lightfastness improvements of manufacturers and…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 27/02/2019
Jerry’s LIVE Episode #92 – Water Mixable Oils: An Introduction to Solvent-Free Oil Painting Featuring: LUKAS Berlin Water Mixable Oils! So you’ve always wanted to try oil painting, but you have asthma, a compromised immune system, or other health issues that have kept you from it? The water mixable oils revolution can change all…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 20/02/2019
Jerry’s LIVE Episode #91 – Beginner Graphite Pencil Drawing Featuring Top Brands: Cezanne, Soho, Kum, Maries’s and More Possessing decent drawing skills seems like a logical, no-brainer foundation for all artists. However, with work, family, or a busy lifestyle, a lot of artists don’t practice drawing enough to be truly proficient. The allure of…..