Even when browsing artist’s webgroup posts, it becomes disturbingly apparent in discussions that even some professional artists don’t know the difference between oil pastels and oil sticks. But they SOUND like the same thing. Aren’t they? NOPE. Which can be safely incorporated in the lower levels of an oil painting? Which ones actually DRY (oxidize)…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/07/2018
Water soluble graphite products are a dandy little group of sleeper products that relatively few artists even know exist. Besides pencils, there are sticks, pans, tailor-shaped blocks, water soluble powders, liquid pencil, and even a mystery product Amy can’t wait to demonstrate Details Is it for drawing, or for painting? What if Amy told you…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 20/06/2018
Learn more about traditional oil painting and what the different brands on the market can offer the oil painter– from budding beginner to seasoned professional. Details Oil painting came to favor with artists during the 14th century, where it quickly replaced egg tempera as the primary painting medium. Originally oil painters were limited to the…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 02/05/2018
From basic composition grids to proportioners, light boxes to projectors, find out what tool you may want to invest in to have in your arsenal. The Jerry’s Live video will be hosted by Instructor Amy Gardner Dean (Jerry’s Resident Professional Artist) and the rest of the Live Team. Details We all know how Amy feels…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 25/04/2018
Jerry’s Live – Episode #1 Painting & Pouring with Turner Acryl Gouache – See Video Below Video and LIVE Summary Painting And Pouring With Turner Acryl Gouache The Super Concentrated Vibrant Acryl Gouache – Relax, play, and enjoy the process of producing a pouring painting with Turner Acryl Gouache and Liquitex Pouring Medium, on a…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/01/2018
Jerry’s Live – Episode #30 Stretched Canvas Episode: “Stretching your $$$ with Knowledge! – See Video Below Summary Most artists paint on stretched canvas, yet few would be able to tell you much about what they were using and why if hard pressed… What is the canvas weight, and what does it mean? Why are there…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/01/2018
Jerry’s LIVE – A first of it’s kind and new commitment from Jerry’s to further fine art education, product knowledge, how to’s and to most of all create an interactive experience.. and it’s all a LIVE broadcast! Details: Jerry’s LIVE on Facebook are “interactive live events and workshops” shown through Facebook where you can participate in…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/02/2017
How to clean your paint brushes after using oil paints! Your art brushes are your tools and we want to help you preserve and use them after use! See simple tips, techniques and products that will help you clean & preserve your brushes. Products Used in this Video NOTE: Click on images to go to…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/05/2016
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…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/03/2016
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…..