How To Clean Your Brush

A Quick Tutorial Taking excellent care of your paintbrushes is important. Paintbrushes are likely one of the greatest investments you will make when purchasing art supplies, so cleaning paint brushes after each use is vital to your painting experience. If you properly care for your brushes, they can last for decades. Cleaning your brushes at…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/03/2016

Art Show Necessities

Preparing You For Selling Your Art At This Summer’s Art Shows! As the summer Art Show season gets ready to start, we want you to be prepared to have the best displays so that you can get your art out there and make some sales. To help you prep, we’ve designed a list of items…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 29/02/2016

5 Pro Tips for the Beginning Watercolor Painter

How to paint with watercolors In the past, we’ve taught you 5 Pro Tips for Beginning Acrylic Artists and 5 Pro Tips for the Beginning Oil Painter, and now its time for the budding watercolor painters out there! Painting with Watercolors, while typically thought of as light and fun, they can also be a bit…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/02/2016

Whats the Buzz- LUKAS Aquarell 1862 Artists Watercolors

A Jerry’s Exclusive! LUKAS, Germany’s best paint makers have made on of our most popular lines of watercolor paints- LUKAS Aquarell 1862 Artists’ Watercolors. It’s been one of our most popular and best selling watercolors. We thought we’d share the buzz that’s being said since Artists have been clamoring for these wonderful watercolors. LUKAS Aquarell…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 25/02/2016

How To Hold Your Pencil When You Draw

Get More Control Out of Your Pencil While doodling can create amazing pieces of art like the ones we’ve recently shared in our facebook posts, for the most part wont produce the kinds of lines you want to make to really get your drawings to show off the fluid or gestural lines you really want……

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/02/2016

AKUA- Pushing the Limits of Printmaking and Beyond

Originally created by professional printmaker Susan Rostow, Akua Intaglio Inks and Liquid Pigment Inks have pushed artists well beyond the boundaries of traditional printmaking. These revolutionary inks possess unique working properties that allow artists creative opportunities unlike anything else on the market: Formulated to dry through absorption not evaporation, Akua Inks possess incredibly long open times…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 06/02/2016

Watercolor Terms You Should Know

A Quick Guide to 10 Easy Watercolor Techniques   Here at The Splatter, we try to be as helpful as we can when it comes to teaching you more about art. So, in the spirit of keeping things simple, here are a list of terms for beginner watercolor painters to learn more abut the techniques…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/01/2016

Nathalie Kalbach in Jerry’s Artist Spotlight

Nathalie Kalbach is a self-taught mixed media artist. She was born in Germany and lived most of her adult life in Hamburg before moving to the United States in September 2013. She now lives in Jersey City, NJ. Nathalie’s early love of paint was squelched by an art teacher who told her she had no…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/01/2016

More of the Best of Sidewalk 3D Art

Don’t Fall In….Wait, Actually, You Can’t. This art will melt your brain. To see more, check out our other article, The Best of Sidewalk 3D Art

Jerrys Blog Squad -- 05/01/2016

One Easy Trick To Being a Better Artist

How Using Negative Space Can Be Useful   What do you see?   Negative Space is the space that surrounds an object in an image. While we typically focus on how drawing a painting or object can improve an image, today we will focus on how not using this space can make us better artists. …..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/01/2016