Street Art Tutorial with Miles Wickham

Looking back at all the frustration I went through learning how to do graffiti on my own, discovering techniques incrementally over a course of 10 years, I felt that maybe I could help shorten that time for others by sharing some things I have learned. Over the years I’ve come across many graffiti artists who…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 20/09/2010

Using Impasto Medium to Create Three Dimensional Effects

In depicting elements in nature relief effects give a 3-dimensional effect that really makes the paint pop right off the canvas.  In this painting technique I am using Matisse Structure paint (Carbon Grey) along with Matisse Impasto Medium to create tree bark. Step 1: I mix a ratio of about 30% paint with 70% Impasto…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/08/2010

The Pleasure of Creating Art – Time to START by M Theresa Brown

The sheer pleasure an artist receives from simply creating art in some form is what motivates artists of all ages to create.  Whether it is a folded origami paper or a ten ton metal sculpture,  the pleasure derived from the very act of creating is the same. Children don’t need any persuasion to dip into…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 06/08/2010

Art Stars Contest WINNER! Cliff Welty

  Hat’s off to Jerry’s Artarama for sponsoring the Art Stars: My Art Journey Video Contest. It truly gave a great opportunity to many artists to share their painting tips with the world. I’m glad they named it the “Art Stars Contest”, because all who participated were winners. I would like to thank Jerry’s for the privilege…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/06/2010

A Message from Tom Jones

After several weeks on the road teaching workshops I am back in the studio at home.
I apologize for the delay in the newsletter and updates to my web site, but I have rebuilt 
my web site for the second time in two years.  My goal is to make it as easy as possible 
for artist…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 28/05/2010

Newest DVD Release from Wilson Bickford

There are dozens of videos featuring a troupe of very talented artists, encompassing every style and genre, so please take time to check them out. My hat is off to Jerry’s and Burning Oak Studios for allowing me to bring my lessons to you. It is deeply appreciated! www.wilsonbickford.com Wilson Bickford, artist and art educator,…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010

Where to Take Figure Drawing Classes by Angeline Marie Martinez

  I was asked recently where to take figure drawing classes. Here are some ideas of how to go about finding at least a group that has a model: 1. Check the local community college for credit & non-credit courses. 2. Take an online class 3. Go to the local library and check out DVDs,…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010

Three Artist Must Haves by Angeline Marie Martinez

  There are three items that I always have with me and I would like to share them with you. Most are curious about how I can work as an artist but not be obvious about it. Here are my “must haves” as an artist: 1. Observation Skills The first item is what my boyfriend…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010

A Simple Guide to Photographing Your Paintings by Jeanne Bessette

Because of my previous life as a photographer, I am often asked how to photograph your paintings. I can’t stress enough how important good images of your work is. You spend endless hours creating beautiful paintings and if you follow a few simple steps, it will make all the difference in your presentation to the…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010

Yes, YOU Can Paint! by Wilson Bickford

Hello and welcome to my space on the “SPLATTER” blogazine. Thanks for logging on! Wilson Bickford and I am a professional artist and instructor from northern New York state. ( if you’re thinking “Albany”, keep going North. I’m only 30 miles from Canada. I’m at the polar opposite of the state from NYC. ) I…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010