I was recently lucky enough to get to visit China and I cannot even begin to express what an extraordinary experience it was. One of the most special things I was able to do was visit the M50 in Shanghai. The M50 is a new art district with over 120 art galleries and art studios. …..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 17/11/2010
Strathmore Artist Papers announces their new Visual Art Journal Online Workshop Series! Learn visual journaling techniques from experienced artists through free online videos and downloadable instructions. Get inspired by other students in Strathmore’s Visual Journal virtual classroom, keep motivated with ideas and tips from the instructor, and discover the creative and emotional benefits of journaling!…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/11/2010
I came across a video on Youtube some year’s back that was a little documentary on an artist who used his old spraypaint cans to create sculptures. It looked like fun and a good idea to put the trashed cans to use, so I tried it myself. Over the years ive figured out a few…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/11/2010
Really, all we needed last night in our studio was a crackling fire to add a little more of the already present ambiance of the evening! Munching away on cookies and relaxing with hot coffee and lemonade (the wine has to be next for the all adult classes!) the two hour class zipped by. It…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/10/2010
October 13, 2010 Right now, we are set up with our art, at a show. Sure it’s a long day, every day, for several weeks but after a few days we get into the rythym of it and we can work while we sell so to speak 🙂 While we work, we chat with prospects…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 15/10/2010
Our Summer Pastel Contest at Jerry’s Artarama has come to a close. Thank you to all who entered and congratulations to all of our winners! Daniela Nikoleava in 1st place with “Fighter” Sandy Nelson in 2nd place with “Festival Dancer” Tricia Reilly-Mathews in 3rd place with “Memories of the Heart” In addition, I would like…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 13/10/2010
When I graduated last December and started my job full-time here at Jerry’s, I was beyond motivated to make it work. I had read somewhere that something like 90% of art school graduates do not create any art in the 2 years after graduation. That was not going to be me! I left school feeling…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 11/10/2010
Is art fun? Today I was asked this question at my job during a meeting for a new fledgling project. A question that I would think would have a definite YES – seemed much more difficult to answer. I spend hours and hours each week in front of my easel, at my day job I…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 06/10/2010
The next couple of months are crunch time for artists! You hand create your art product and have time, energy, a bit of you and your creativity involved with each piece. And there is no doubt that you, along with every other merchant in the world sees the next few months of sales as critical…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 04/10/2010
I like to paint ideas as they develop and often use different styles to express myself. The life that goes on around me, the places I’ve been, or the times I’ve lived through are reflected in my paintings, and have always helped me refine my understanding of myself, and provided an outlet for expression. As…..