Month: August 2012
Water-Mixable Oils vs. Traditional Oils: Can YOU tell the difference?
Prove It! Can YOU tell the difference between water-mixable oils and traditional oil paints Can YOU tell the difference between water-soluble oil paints and traditional oil paints? In this Prove It!, Mikey G sets out to see if people of various degrees of familiarity with art supplies can actually make out a discernible difference between…..
Jerry's -- 29/08/2012
A Jerry’s Online Street Team Art Project with Julie Petro
Julie Petro is an artist working in paint and residing in Colorado, and has gravitated to the impressionist school of art since she was a child. Her gallery of work is substantial, impressive, and varied. Beautiful painted flowers, commissioned portraiture, and smaller scale still-lifes find homes within her portfolio of work. But it is her…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 24/08/2012
Traditions of Impressionism by Julie Petro
A Portrait of the Artist: Julie Petro Petro, an artist working in paint and residing in south Longmont, has gravitated to the impressionist school of art since she was a child by Kyle Kirves for Longmont Council of the Arts It’s easy for the mind’s eye to conjure an image of a child, legs akimbo,…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/08/2012
How To Prime Ampersand Wood Panels
How To Prepare Ampersand’s Unprimed Wood Panels with Oil Painting Ground or Acrylic Gesso Ampersand’s collection of unprimed wood panels, the Natural Wood Panel™, Ampersand Unprimed Basswood Artist Panels and Hardbord™ are excellent substrates for all types of oil primers and acrylic gesso grounds. When properly sealed, a wood panel is a better painting substrate…..