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Painting With SoHo Acrylics - Abstract

Dan Nelson

Raleigh artist Dan Nelson demonstrates how to use SoHo Acrylic colors to paint an abstract court jester! Painting With SoHo Acrylics - Abstract Painting Techniques

Basic Palette Skills in Oils

Mike Rooney

Join professional plein air painter Mike Rooney for an exciting Free Video Art Lesson on basic palette skills.

How to Prepare Canvas, Paper, Panel - Amy Gardner-Dean

Amy Gardner-Dean

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?!?

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 Dust and grime can accumulate on the surface of paintings over time, especially if a painting hangs in a smoky…..

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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

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

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 Watercolors – Ultimate Mixing Set of 15

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!)…..

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Michael Marchetta -- 16/01/2020

Artist Spotlight Rachel Christopoulos Review Soho Acrylics

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/07/2019

Artist Spotlight 0073.UV Review Turner Watercolors

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 #96

  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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 21/03/2019

Create An Oil Pastel Painting, Step-By-Step LIVE How To Jerry’s Live #95

  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?…..

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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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/03/2019

Beginning How To Colored Pencil Skills With Basic Supplies – Jerry’s Live #93

  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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 27/02/2019