Let’s Make a Case for Fall! We at Jerry’s Artarama get pretty excited this time of year. Art lovers across the country should know that Fall is the best time for Art. Outside, a crisp breeze is blowing and the leaves are turning the best colors. For of each of us, it’s time for us…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 04/11/2014
When 25 Reasons Just Arent Enough We all know that being an artist is the best and we released an article awhile ago called 25 Perfect Reasons Why Being an Artist is the Best. That list barely scratched the surface and like a good painting, there are layers to everything that is great about being an…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 25/09/2014
Art as a selling tool: selling as an art form! Art is a medium of expression. More than one artist has described painting as a way of speaking, language without the words. Many works of art present a new perspective, sometimes making sharp insights about society. Advertising is also a visual means of conveying a…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 02/04/2013
What is art? Even an art essay may struggle to fully define art. Being an artist isn’t just about putting pencil to paper, or brush to canvas & painting surfaces. Art can and does mean so much more than that, to so many people. Art is a way of seeing the world, a way manner…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 23/06/2011
Thinking about how much we have invested in art materials and frames, can lead to careful but un-inspired work. Painting from reference materials (even your own, hopefully they ARE your own) can also produce nothing but stagnation. Before I start a new piece, I usually ask myself, “Why am I painting this?” If I have…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 23/11/2010
Is art fun? Today I was asked this question at my job during a meeting for a new fledgling project. A question that I would think would have a definite YES – seemed much more difficult to answer. I spend hours and hours each week in front of my easel, at my day job I…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 06/10/2010
The streets are talking, and a NOBODY like meÂ is not only listening but is adding to the conversation with a unique and compelling style of art I call “URBAN DERIVATIVES.” Not content with simply “getting up” on walls and having my work seen and appreciated by the masses. And, while many find inspiration from…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/08/2010
This 16×20â€ oil painting is one of the illustrations from a story that came to me, a kind of healing Native American myth. I have titled the book â€œDennies Totally Bizarre Magical Mystical Rite of Passage.â€ I would tell you it is a true story but you wouldnâ€™t believe me, so you can think of…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/06/2010
(Left: Bicycle Wheel by Marcel Duchamp)I read Mike Rooney’s blog entry “I want to be a sell out” and I was gratified with the knowledge that I am not the only one who hears the pseudo-intellectual chatter and refuses to be persuaded to create yet another assemblage of stuff. But I actually like to paint…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010
My thoughts have been wandering on the subject of being an artist. The idea of calling myself an “artist” is difficult. The majority of my income is derived from my day job. So what qualifies me to claim this title? Or am I being overly ostentatious? Am I an artist solely because I produce art?…..