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The Best Oil Paints & Brands

Before we get started discussing and outlining the best oil paints and oil paint brands, it is important to understand that every artist has their own unique wants and needs when painting in oils. Oil Paints are a pleasure to paint with and have many benefits over acrylics. Oil Paints dry more slowly than acrylics and…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/01/2022

How to Varnish Your Oil Paintings

Jerry’s Live – Episode JL203 – Varnishing Oil Paintings Let’s talk Varnishing! Jerry’s LIVE crew are going to go over everything you need to know when it comes to varnishing your artwork, specifically oil paintings. What are the best practices.. apply the first varnish, dust free area, which brush is best to use Varnishing Oil…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/10/2021

Artist Tessa Nicole – Meet Arizona’s Self-Taught Impressionist Palette Knife Oil Painter

Self-taught artist, Tessa Nicole, has only been painting for 5 years. While it first began as a “new hobby”, she has tirelessly worked her way up to creating full-time and selling her work all around the world. Her vibrant color schemes and dramatic texture add a new life to every space and keep collectors smiling…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/08/2020

Making a House Feel Like a Home with Artist Casey Langteau Johnson

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 31/01/2020

Unbox & Swatch Daniel Smith Ultimate Mixing Set of 15 Watercolors

Unbox & Swatch We are proud to carry the exceptional line of Daniel Smith 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. Experience the quality of Daniel Smith Extra Fine Watercolor Paints! With Daniel Smith Watercolors, pigments…..

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Michael Marchetta -- 16/01/2020

Artist Rachel Christopoulos Reviews Soho Acrylics

Artist Spotlight: Rachel Christopoulos 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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/07/2019

Artist 0073.UV Artist Spotlight | Turner Watercolors Review

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 04/06/2019

Painting & Palette Knives: Unique Techniques, Tips & Tricks

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 always…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 21/03/2019

How To Create An Oil Pastel Painting, Step-By-Step LIVE

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? Well…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 13/03/2019

Basic Watercolor Skills Demo-Creating a Small Landscape

Jerry’s LIVE Episode #94 – Basic Watercolor Skills Demo- Creating a Small Landscape Using Watercolor Supplies Featuring: Turner Professional Watercolors Basic Watercolor Skills Demo – 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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/03/2019