Month: September 2013
How to choose the right canvas
A fresh Artist 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 of these artists…..
Jerry's -- 26/09/2013
2013 Ampersand Art Contest Winners!
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 with…..
Jerry's -- 24/09/2013
What is Gouache Paint?
It’s a Gouache, it’s an Acrylic, it’s…Acryl Gouache!The Super Hybrid Versatile Paint! 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 acrylic gouache. (To know the differences between each acrylic…..
Jerry's -- 21/09/2013
How to Pronounce Gouache
Gouache, did I say that right? What Is It? If you’ve never heard of it, Gouache (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…..
Jerry's -- 18/09/2013
LUKAS Pastos Builds Up Thick & Dries Quick
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. Heavy Body Acrylic…..
Jerry's -- 17/09/2013
Why Choose Black Primed Canvas?
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 canvas…..
Jerry's -- 14/09/2013
Whats the Buzz on Charvin Acrylics and the Ultimate Acrylic Brushes
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 -- 12/09/2013
Bigger Really IS Better with GOLDEN Acrylics
Save up to 44% on a Bigger Jar! Did you know that all GOLDEN Artist Colors 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 imaginative colors,…..
Jerry's -- 10/09/2013
What do I do after I finish my oil painting?
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 be…..
Jerry's -- 07/09/2013
WOW! Make your Mark with High Flow Acrylics!
Make your Mark with High Flow Acrylics! There has been an incredible innovation in acrylic paints and that is the NEW GOLDEN High Flow Acrylic Paint. A thin paint with an ink-like consistency, perfect for applications with calligraphy, painting or other crafts. Thin enough to go directly from the bottle into an airbrush, refillable marker…..
Jerry's -- 05/09/2013
Practice Makes Perfect – Tips For The Art of Practice
Effective practice is one that strengthens your weakest points Very few and very rare human beings in history have been enormously talented in one area by means of a seeming natural ability. As for the rest of us, to become skilled at our desired hobby, we must practice. And as they say, practice makes perfect……