A Handy Guide to Painting How you Want Obviously, there wouldn’t be different types of brush strokes if there weren’t different styles of brushes. But how many of us really understand what using different styles of brushes does for our painting? How many of us can accurately describe what kind a stroke a filbert…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 25/02/2014
With the right paints and these tips, you’ll be a pro in no time! Oil Painting can be quite tricky, especially for beginners. But with the right knowledge and the perfect paint, oil painting can be a breeze. Painted with SoHo Urban Artist Oil Colors 1. Find the right kind of paint for you. It…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 22/02/2014
Why Trust Your Art to Anything Less? For a surface that will accommodate mixed media better than others, Ampersand’s panels can handle any job! Ampersand Panels are perfect for everything from encaustic paints and collage to oil and water-miscable paints, inks, graphite, colored pencils, casesin and even egg tempera. You name it, Ampersand can take…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/02/2014
Resize Images Quickly and Accurately with No Math Involved! With a new ingenious tool at their disposal, artists can now resize images the way that artists have struggled to do for centuries. In the past, correctly enlarging, reducing, and transferring images without ruining the proportions has been a nightmare. Artists have tried getting…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 18/02/2014
You can still enter through March 30th, 2014 online! If you’re an artist who has dreamt of painting their way through the outback, you’re dream has never been closer to becoming reality! We are still accepting submissions in our Create Your Color Contest with Matisse Derivan. The rules are simple, show us a color you’ve…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/02/2014
The Inside Scoop on Colored Pencils Many of us haven’t picked up a colored pencil since middle school and yet, coloring with colored pencils is a great way to develop sketching form and still get a burst of color in your artwork. Without the mess of paint or having to wait for it to…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 11/02/2014
An Open Letter from Michael Marchetta, Director of Marketing for Jerry’s Artarama Online Superstore As a business we have come a long way over the 45 plus years, and to serve you better, we are always re-inventing ourselves with new offers, services, low prices and access to great quality supplies designed with the artist in…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/02/2014
Jerry’s Artarama generously donated to the Cre8time Movement and the 2014 Craft and Hobby Association Gala Earlier this year, Jerry’s Artarama took part in donating to the CHA’s (Craft and Hobby Association) 2014 Foundation Gala benefiting the Cre8time movement. The Gala, which attracted almost 300 attendees, was a huge success for the movement, which assists…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 06/02/2014
Chocolate and roses are great but your art lasts forever! With Valentines Day right around the corner, you may be looking for a gift for that special man or woman in your life. Chocolate, cards and flowers are nice, but a bit cliche. Why not try for something that’s a little more special, something a…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 04/02/2014
These Quick Tips Can Save Your Paint and Help You Get Better Painting with Acrylics is a great way to get introduced to painting and has many benefits. These paints are easy to use, spread evenly, and dry quickly. There are some tricks that can help preserve your paints and make your paintings turn…..