Lets Celebrate these Amazing Pastel Artists and Winners! It was really tough to judge this contest since we had so many wonderful entries! Here are the winners of the Mungyo Gallery Pastels 2013 Contest who put in so much hard work, amazing detail, contrast and color into their artwork and the winners of $2,250 worth…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 28/09/2013
The Options are Endless! A fresh Canvas is like a new landscape to build upon, an open road of new possibilities and a staple in any artist’s creative arsenal. Some painting novices may assume that all canvas is the same and made from… well, canvas… but there are different types to choose from. Unfortunately, many…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/09/2013
Give a Round of Applause for our 2013 Contest Winners! We had so many great entries in our 2013 Ampersand Art Contest this year, it was a huge success! It’s nice to know that Jerry’s Artarama has so many talented artist friends. You all decided the winners on Facebook and here are the winners…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/09/2013
It’s a Gouache, it’s an Acrylic, it’s…Turner Acryl Gouache! Although acrylic colors are very versatile and have been employed in more uses than any other type of paint, they still are lacking something, they have been missing the opacity and matte properties of gouache. If you were looking to get those matte and opaque…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 21/09/2013
What Is It Anyway? If you’ve never heard of it, GouacheÂ (pronounced gwaash) is the slightly misunderstood paint that essentially works as an opaque watercolor. It’s made of ground pigments and binders (such as gum arabic, ox gall, and preservatives), giving it velvety opaque, brilliant color– but what makes it opaque is the addition of either…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/09/2013
The Thicker, Heavier Impasto: Dries Fast, Work Quickly! Jerry’s Artarama is always on the lookout for new and different products and real game changers in the world of art. LUKAS CRYL Pastos Acrylics is one of the real, rare gems available for artists to create their art in new and profound ways. Compared to most…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 17/09/2013
The New Alternative to the Stretched Canvas The Tabula Rasa means “blank slate”. And in the art world, that often translates to blank canvas. But what about a black canvas? The new Practica Black stretched canvas is a different kind of canvas for a new style of thinking and painting. The Practica Black stretched…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/09/2013
Charvin Extra-Fine Artists’ Acrylics & Pro Stroke Powercryl Ultimate Acrylic Brushes In today’s round of Whats the Buzz we’ll look at some of our favorite products for Acrylic painters. We have the Charvin Extra-Fine Artists’ Acrylics and the Pro Stroke Powercryl Ultimate Acrylic Brushes. Charvin acrylics are known for being highly pigmented and the Pro…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/09/2013
Save up to 44% on a Bigger Jar! Did you know that all GOLDEN Acrylics and Mediums are intentionally priced to add value as you go up in size? Each time you buy a bigger container of a particular product, the ounce for ounce savings increases too. GOLDEN Acrylics offer some of the most…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 10/09/2013
So you’ve finished painting. Now what? You’ve just finished painting your masterpiece. A magnificent oil painting that you want to hang in your living room or even a museum for the rest of your life. All of a sudden, you begin to notice all the dust, dirt and pollution that your masterpiece needs to…..