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 from oil painting! We often get asked frequently asked questions about cleaning oil paint from brushes, what’s the best to use, how to clean them and how…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/05/2016
A Quick Tutorial on best practices for cleaning and making your art brushes last longer! Taking excellent care of your paintbrushes is important. Artist brushes 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…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/03/2016
5 Pro Tips for the Beginning Watercolor Painter How to paint with watercolors 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! Painting with Watercolors, while typically thought of as light…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/02/2016
Get More Control Out of Your Pencil When Drawing While doodling can create amazing pieces of art like the ones we’ve recently shared in our facebook posts, for the most part wont produce the kinds of lines you want to make to really get your drawings to show off the fluid or gestural lines you…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/02/2016
A Quick Guide to 10 Easy Watercolor Techniques Here at The Splatter, we try to be as helpful as we can when it comes to teaching you more about art. So, in the spirit of keeping things simple, here are a list of terms for beginner watercolor painters to learn more abut the techniques…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/01/2016
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
This Year I Vow to Learn More As we start off this new year, we thought we would share some of our own New Year’s Resolutions for 2015 to help Artists learn and grow this year. For our first new year’s resolution we wanted to share, we thought we would tell you all about some of…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 06/01/2015
Don’t Let the Stress of the Season Get You Down! We know how busy and stressful this time of year can get, and here at Jerry’s we only really have one response to the stress- Art. While the amount of parties, gifts to buy for people, travel and end-of-the-year work that piles up this…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/12/2014
What is Fat Over Lean For Oil Painting? Want Less Cracking in Your Oil Painting? Many oil painters will advocate “Fat over Lean” painting but not everyone knows exactly what that means. Today, we are going to explore that topic and share some of the best new mediums to improve your oil painting. Fat Over…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/10/2014
Want to be a better artist? This one easy thing can improve your skills greatly! Now, there are many great tips to make artists better at their craft. This article doesn’t claim to have all of the answers, but this one skill can improve your skills in painting, sculpture, sketching and more. This skill, although…..