“ Prove It! Can YOU tell the difference between water-mixable oils 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 two paintings, both exactly the same except for the paints used. Arist…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 29/08/2012
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
A Portrait of the Artist: Julie Petro 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, head down, gazing intently at an open book. Maybe the level of exactitude in the details varies, some highly realistic, others as if seen…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/08/2012
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™, Unprimed Basswood™ 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 than canvas because…..