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…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 15/04/2015

Turn to Turner

Did you know you can turn 12 colors to 120? Every artist has some fun mixing colors, and part of the fun of it is exploring the different hues we can create. However, this can also be quite frustrating when we can’t make the exact color we’re looking for. If only there was a way…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 11/04/2015

Painter Michelle Courier in Jerry’s Artist 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…..

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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…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/04/2015

Paint Your Easter Eggs with Watercolor for Better Results

Create Artistic Easter Eggs with Easy 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 and watercolor pencils, you can now create fantastic designs, patters and scenes easily. It is a great project for kids to share…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 04/04/2015