Month: April 2015
Discover Daler-Rowney Brushes, Inks, and Georgian Oils
Touching the Lives of Artists Through Every Step of Their Journey Having been part of the art supply business for over 225 years, Daler-Rowney has been with artists every step of the way making quality colors and materials since 1783. Started by brothers Richard and Thomas Rowney in London, Daler-Rowney has always been known for…..
Jerry's -- 28/04/2015
2015 LUKAS Winter Painting Contest Winners
Congrats to All of our Winners! Jerry’s Artarama is the proud host of many exciting art contests such as our recently completed 2015 LUKAS Winter Painting Contest brought to you by LUKAS Paints. With our many yearly contests, Artists have the opportunity to share their art with the world as well as gain fabulous prizes…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 18/04/2015
2015 Charvin Winter Painting Contest Winners
Congrats to our Winners! Our most recent Charvin Painting Contest- the 2015 Charvin Winter Painting Contest was unarguably a resounding success! We have received so many amazing entries from our talented artist friends and customers that picking winners was incredibly difficult. But after a couple of rounds of voting, we’ve picked through the all of…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 16/04/2015
Happy Birthday Leonardo da Vinci
Celebrating the master painter Leonardo da Vinci on his 563rd birthday! Here in the US, we mainly mark April 15th as the dreaded Tax Day but a brighter way to remember this auspicious day is as the birthday of the lauded Renaissance master painter, Leonardo da Vinci! Born on April 15th, 1452, Leonardo is perhaps…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 15/04/2015
Professional Painter Michelle Courier & Artwork Spotlight
Artist Michelle Courier has been painting with acrylics since she started painting in college at the University of Michigan. “ I was the ONLY student using acrylics then and I was determined to use them against my instructors wishes” said Michelle. I have used many different brands of acrylics throughout my professional career, and came…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 09/04/2015
5 Easy Printmaking Tips
Pro Tips for Printmaking Beginners AlthoughPrintmakinghas been around for hundreds of years now, with famous prints from artists such as Rembrandt, printmaking has recently exploded on popular social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest. We here at Jerry’s are all for this explosion of impressions, etching, lithography, and lino carvings, so we thought we’d share…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/04/2015
Paint Your Easter Eggs with Watercolor for Better Results
Create Artistic Easter Eggs with Easy Designs Watercolors are a popular choice for painting eggs. They offer a translucent and delicate effect, perfect for creating soft and ethereal designs. While dying eggs may be fun, it’s far from artistic. However, with watercolors, painting hard boiled eggs can become true works of art! Using watercolor paints…..