Congratulations to all of our wonderful winners! Chocolate and Roses are great Valentines Day gifts, but soon after V-Day, they’re gone. Your art is a labor of love and lasts forever! We had many contestants in our second annual Valentines Day Art Contest show us their art and tell us their story and then…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 28/02/2015
The Animal-Friendly Alternative to Red Sable Brushes If you’re looking for an animal-safe, synthetic brush that offers the same results as red sable fur, Black Swan Red Sable Synthetic Brushes are soft and resilient brushes that can be used with all wet media! Created with finer synthetic filaments and stiffer filaments that are placed along…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 26/02/2015
Enter Now! Last year we had over eleven hundred of people enter our Annual Self Portrait Contest with hundreds of great entries and 33 happy winners who walked away with a combined $4000 in prizes, the 1st place winner winning a $2,000 eGift card. We’ve had hundreds of entries so far this year and there is still plenty of…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 24/02/2015
Was Art Weaponized During the Cold War? It has been rumored for years, but recently its been proven that the CIA used artists such as Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock and William de Kooning’s art were exploited as propaganda for the U.S. during the Cold War with Russia. Symbol of American Expression or CIA weapon? Although…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 21/02/2015
Madrid’s Prado Museum Introduces Unique Art Exhibition for the Blind Guests feel a textured version of Velazquez’s “The Triumph of Baccus” (image courtesy of Museo Nacional Del Prado) The Museo Nacional Del Prado (Madrid, Spain) opened its first exhibit for the sight impaired recently which allows people to touch recreated famous classical masterpieces. For the visually…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 19/02/2015
Still Time to Enter Jerry’s 2015 Valentines Day Art Contest Although Valentine’s Day may be over, our 2015 Valentine’s Day Art Contest is still going! We hope that all of our artist friends made the decision to give art- the gift that lasts forever, to their loved ones this V-Day. Now we hope that…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 17/02/2015
Memories of the Founder of Jerry’s Artarama It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jerry who took the simple idea of being a friend to his customers to a whole new level of caring and concern. Jerry Goldstein was born a depression baby, just 17 days after the stock market crash…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 13/02/2015
Multi Media Artist Ron Croci demonstrates how to create an exciting Book Cover In our Artist Spotlight post about Ron Croci, we learned about this inspiring multi media artist and his love of art and the ocean. In this fun follow-a-long activity, Ron guides us step-by-step through the creation of a fantastic piece of…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/02/2015
Jerry’s Artist Spotlight Artist Ron Croci Is Back With Another Great Art Project 1. The Da Vinci Birch Panel Label. The enclosed tutorial is an explanation of how I have used a Da Vinci, Cradled, Birch panel supplied by Jerrys Artarama to create the art work titled HAMAKUA POKO for the book, THE ATLAS OF…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 10/02/2015
Chocolate and Roses are Great but…The Gift of Art Lasts Forever! With Valentine’s 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…..