My life is art. Art is my life.

Being an artist isn’t just about putting pencil to paper, or brush to canvas. Art can and does mean so much more than that, to so many people. Art is a way of seeing the world, a way of expression, oftentimes a compulsion: we simply must create! Art may be a way to explore your world…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 23/06/2011

How to say “NO.” The comeback reply that will change your life by M Theresa Brown

Change your life? Wow, that’s a big claim!  But it’s true 🙂 All of my articles come from my actual experiences or are areas of interest to other artists.  This is one article where my reply is from the “real life” experiences group and putting this advice into practice WILL , directly and indirectly, change…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 22/06/2011

Four-year-old art prodigy Aelita Andre

Budding young artist takes the art world by storm! Hailed as the “Pint-Size Picasso,” four year old prodigy painter Aelita Andre began her forays into the world of art at the amazing age of 9 months old, had her first exhibition when she was 2, has produced over 200 paintings and now has a solo…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 20/06/2011

Art Project: How To Mount Canvas Onto Ampersand Boards

Learn how to mount canvas, paper, and other flexible supports onto Ampersand boards! Do you love the texture of canvas or paper, but prefer the stability of painting on board?  You can get the best of both worlds by following along with Ampersand’s Andrea Pramuk as she outlines an easy and archival method of mounting…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/06/2011

TalentCall – A new and easy way to enter your art!

        Jerry’s Artarama has been working in a cooperative effort with a new company called TalentCall.  TalentCall.com is a platform that makes it easy for arts and entertainment-focused groups and individuals to issue and judge calls for artists and casting calls – and for artists and entertainers to instantly respond to those…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/06/2011

New! SoHo Professional Colored Pencils

Introducing the all new SoHo Professional Colored Pencils “Developed by Artists for Artists” If you’ve received the latest Jerry’s sale catalog, or browsed our website recently, you may have noticed a brand new product that we are very excited about!  New SoHo Urban Artist Colored Pencils have recently come into stock, after months of research…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 10/06/2011

“If Art Should Sell Itself” then why am I so broke?

“Art Should Sell Itself!” That would be nice. But it doesn’t and it won’t happen. Not in your lifetime.  And curiously enough, artists actually know this.  But somewhere back in their mind is some group, book or individual whispering that phrase to them and early education is very powerful…..even if it is utterly wrong!Artists who…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 09/06/2011

June Artist of the Month – Denise Saylor

I have been painting and drawing my entire life. My earliest memories were of drawing constantly on anything I could get my hands on! When I was around 12 years old, I spent some time taking oil painting classes with an instructor who only accepted children who were already talented. I basically had to “audition”…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 01/06/2011

Are you SURE you want a critique? by M Theresa Brown

Critiques. If you are an artist, you cannot escape the universal  useage nor  overexposure of the word, “Critique.”  It is used randomly about the art world to the point where you either embrace the concept or reject it entirely.  In art,  Critiques are used in grade school, in art lessons,  art lecturers and schools of…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 31/05/2011

Local Raleigh Artists Unite to Help Fellow Artist and Friend!

Raleigh, NC (May 18, 2011)//For nine  months in 2009 Raleigh documentary film director Robert King and his wife, Lisa created a film that followed the unique art-collaboration between three local artists: Georges Le Chevallier, Sean Kernick and Paul Friedrich. The result of this process is the film “3 the Hard Way”. Now, two years later…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 23/05/2011