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Basic Drawing Skills - Human Figure

Dan Nelson

Join professional artist Dan Nelson for an exciting Free Video Art Lesson demonstrating key drawing skills.

Textured Pots in Watercolors

Tom Jones

Join professional watercolorist Tom Jones for an exciting Free Video Art Lesson demonstrating his technique for painting textured pots, adding beauty and interest to your still lifes.

Stretching A Large Canvas

Heather Goldstein

Stretching a Large Canvas on stretcher bars  - Heather Goldstein demonstrates how even a small person can easily stretch a large canvas using staples, glue and stretcher bars!

How Do I Clean An Oil Paint Brush?

Products Used in this Video NOTE: Click on images to go to product pages Chelsea Classical Studio Lavender Brush Cleaner A Safer Natural Alternative To Turpentine That Actually Smells Like Lavender! Made from 100% natural distilled fruits and flowers, featuring lavender, Chelsea Classical Studio’s Lavender Brush Cleaner is a safer natural alternative to turpentine, petroleum…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 27/05/2016

Artist Spotlight- Lisa Marie Kowieski

  Lisa Kowieski Multi-disciplinary Artist and Designer from Chicago. “My work is influenced by nature and storytelling with themes of adventure and passion. More than anything, I strive to create work that inspires others to explore their passions and live their best lives. As a multi-disciplinary Artist and Designer, I’m trained in both traditional and…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/05/2016

Drone Art Adventure- Made By Lisa Marie and The Outbound Life

Hey guys I’m Lisa, with Made By Lisa Marie. Art and adventure go hand in hand for me. Last fall, I had the opportunity to explore the Pacific Northwest and make two oil paintings on site of some very famous landscapes. Here’s the catch: my personal assistant for these paintings was a drone (a DJI…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 10/05/2016

Top 20 Celebrity Painters

  Celebrities who create art as well as sing, act and more! In researching for our previous post on celebrity art investors, we came across an amazing array of celebrities who not only collect art, but create it as well! We couldn’t resist, and had to dedicate a post to some of these multi-faceted artists……

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 09/05/2016

Great Gifts for Mom on Mother’s Day

  Give Mom the gift of art for Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day is almost here! Just a few more days before it’s time to give Mom a great big Thank You for all she does and has done for you. But never fear! Here at Jerry’s Artarama, time is on your side when it comes…..

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Admin -- 01/05/2016

Art Changes Everything

You Accepted Our Challenge And We Proved Art Can Change Everything! “Create Art, Change Everything” by Amy Gardner Dean (pictured middle) Jerry’s Artarama started out to prove that artists are passionate about what they create and that art should be a part of everyone’s life. Here at our corporate offices, we bet our boss that…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/03/2016

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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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 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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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 29/02/2016

5 Pro Tips for the Beginning Watercolor Painter

Get Better with the Right Knowledge and Right Tools! 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! Watercolors, while typically thought of as light and fun, they can also be…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 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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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 25/02/2016