Which is Right for You? Welcome to the world of oil painting! In this article, we’ll explore the fascinating differences between water-mixable oil paint and traditional oil paint, helping you make an informed choice for your artistic journey. Understanding Water Mixable Oil Paint: Let’s begin by discovering the magic of water-mixable oil paint. These innovative…..
Jerry's -- 18/07/2023
Exploring the Different Types of Watercolor Paper and Their Unique Qualities When it comes to watercolor painting, choosing the right paper is just as crucial as selecting the perfect palette of colors. The quality and characteristics of the paper can significantly impact the outcome of your artwork. In this blog, we will dive into the…..
Jerry's -- 21/06/2023
Alcohol Markers are beloved by artists for their vibrant colors and ability to achieve professional-quality results. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, this article will provide you with essential techniques, pro tips, and inspiration to enhance your alcohol marker artistry. Understanding Alcohol Markers: Alcohol markers are an exceptional art tool that offers unique…..
Jerry's -- 21/06/2023
Jerry’s LIVE Episode #94 – Basic Watercolor Skills Demo- Creating a Small Landscape Using Watercolor Supplies Featuring: Turner Professional Watercolors Basic Watercolor Skills Demo – Take just the basic supplies needed to paint in watercolor: paint, paper, brushes, and a palette… and watch this basic watercolor LIVE demo of a small landscape! This event will…..
Jerry's -- 07/03/2019
Jerry’s LIVE Episode 65 Even when browsing artist’s web group 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?…..
Jerry's -- 11/07/2018
Jerry’s LIVE Episode 62 Water soluble graphite products are a dandy little group of sleeper supplies that relatively few artists even know exist. Besides pencils, there are sticks, pans, tailor-shaped blocks, water soluble powders, liquid pencil, watercolor pencils and even a mystery product Amy can’t wait to demonstrate Details Is it for drawing, or for…..
Jerry's -- 20/06/2018
Learn more about traditional oil painting and what different oil paint on the market can offer the oil painter from the beginner to the seasoned professional. Jerry’s LIVE Episode 55, VIDEO Details Oil painting came to favor with artists during the 14th century, where it quickly replaced egg tempera as the primary painting medium. Originally…..
Jerry's -- 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. Jerry’s LIVE Episode 54, VIDEO – Lightboxes…..
Jerry's -- 25/04/2018
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. While…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/01/2016
Pro Tips for Printmaking Beginners Although Printmaking has 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…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/04/2015
Jerry’s Artarama has always supported art education in many ways. Some of the finest in higher art education available in the United States as The Best Fine Arts Schools in the US Rankings will help you choose the right program. Explore the best fine arts schools, colleges and universities in the United States with our…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 11/10/2014
Click Through To Read About Each School Jerry’s Artarama has always been a strong supporter of Art Education. We recently finished our List of the Top Ten Art Schools in the Country to great success. As a resource to art students and prospective art students around the country, Jerry’s has everything students need from fine…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 09/10/2014
#1 Yale University Jerry’s Artarama has always supported art education and so this year we wanted to show our support of some of the finest in higher art education available in the United States by honoring some of the best schools in our list of the 10 Best Art Schools in the Country. Coming in…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 23/09/2014
#2 Rhode Island School of Design Jerry’s Artarama has always supported art education and so this year we wanted to show our support of some of the finest in higher art education available in the United States by honoring some of the best schools in our list of the 10 Best Art Schools in the…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/09/2014
#3 University of California-Los Angeles Jerry’s Artarama has always supported art education and so this year we wanted to show our support of some of the finest in higher art education available in the United States by honoring some of the best schools in our list of the 10 Best Art Schools in the Country……