Month: June 2014
25 Reasons Why Being an Artist Is the Best
Why Being An Artist is the Best When learning how to be an artist, did you ever think you could be hard-wired to like it? Well, scientists recently found out that your brain might be wired to enjoy art. However, that comes as no surprise to those of us already on the inside of the…..
Jerry's -- 28/06/2014
How To Improve Your Acrylic Paintings with Mediums
Understanding Acrylic Mediums – How Mediums Can Improve Your Acrylic Painting! “When I was but young painter, I started with my paints, my cup of water, and my brush and I was ready to take on the world. How dumb I was”– Rob of Jerry’s Blog Squad It’s possible that when we decide to start…..
Jerry's -- 26/06/2014
What is Underpainting in Oil Painting?
Underpainting with Oils: Why You Need to Do It Sometimes when starting a new oil painting, nothing can be more intimidating than a big white blank canvas staring you down. Each paint squeezed out on your palette looking more vibrant, vivid and intimidating. If you’re the type of person who see’s that blank canvas and…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 24/06/2014
Top 10 Perfect Summer Paintings
Inspiration for the First Day of Summer! As today is the Summer Solstice and the First Day of the Summer Season, we at the blog squad sure needed some inspiration and with the sweltering heat of summer upon us we did some research and pulled up some of the best representations of what summer is…..
Jerry's -- 21/06/2014
The Complete Liquitex Acrylic System
New Complete Liquitex System offers Seamless Crossover and Color Consistency among Acrylic Products Shared Color System Blends Perfectly You may have heard about two recent additions to the family of Liquitex Professional Acrylic Colors. Liquitex Professional Spray Paints Watch Video Liquitex Professional Paint Markers Watch Video Liquitex is unique in that it is the only…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 21/06/2014
Did You Know- The Statue of Liberty
Fun Facts About Our Country’s Largest Statue Did you know that the Statue of Liberty arrived at its permanent home at in New York Harbor on June 19th, 1885? That means that today is the 129th anniversary of the statue arriving on the French frigate Isere. Although thought more of as a monument than a piece…..
Jerry's -- 19/06/2014
Art Keeps the Ball Rolling During the 2014 World Cup
Special Painting Commissioned for World Cup 2014 In the spirit of a special event such as the FIFA 2014 World Cup bringing the world a little closer over a love of Soccer, Jerry’s Artarama decided to commemorate the event with a painting by one of Jerry’s own resident artists and product tester Amy Gardner Dean. …..
Jerry's -- 17/06/2014
2014 World Cup Art
World Soccer Tournament Attracts and Inspires Artists from Around the World We all know that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is the premier event for Soccer or Futbol, but how many of us think about it as a hub for world art? Most events that bring the world together so dynamically such as this…..
Jerry's -- 14/06/2014
What Real Users Have to Say About These Palette Knives
What’s the Buzz- Creative Mark Painter’s Edge Palette Knives Find Out What Real Users Have to Say About our Popular Palette Knives In this edition of What’s the Buzz, we will be seeing what real customers and artists have had to say about the Creative Mark Painter’s Edge Palette Knives, one of our most popular…..
Jerry's -- 12/06/2014
5 Mistakes New Artists Need to Stop Making
A Quick List to Help You on Your Way Many new painters will often make the same mistakes over and over again when they are starting out, often not knowing that they are even making them. While mistakes are definitely okay and should be expected when starting out; correcting those mistakes can become the first…..
Jerry's -- 10/06/2014
Give Dad Art this Father’s Day
The Best Way to Find the Perfect Gift For Dad! Not sure what to get Dad or Grandpa this Father’s Day now only a week away? Jerry’s Artarama has a great idea. Why not give Dad the gift of Art? Father’s Day gifts are often an afterthoughts for most people. Most people think that…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/06/2014
Dura-Handle Resin Handles are Changing the Way We See Paint Brushes
Creative Inspirations Brushes are the next Evolution in Paint Brushes Wooden brushes have been the standard for paintbrushes for hundreds of years now. A fixture of any professional painter’s studio-the container filled with the messy paint splattered brushes looking like this: Brushes are often the first thing to go in any artist’s studio. If…..