Are you looking to enhance the vibrancy and longevity of your artwork? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog, we’ll demystify the world of retouch varnish and provide you with essential tips and techniques to take your artistic creations to new heights. What is Retouch Varnish? Retouch varnish is a crucial…..
Michael Marchetta -- 12/09/2023
Welcome to our Summer Travel Guide for Art Lovers! As the warm breeze and sunny days of summer beckon, it’s the perfect time to embark on an artistic adventure. Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or a curious explorer, this guide will inspire you to discover captivating destinations where art and culture thrive. We will explore…..
Jerry's -- 14/07/2023
So what is the Difference…Acrylic Paint vs. Acrylic Gouache. The main difference is Acrylic paints include an acrylic polymer, whereas gouache contains Arabic gum, is water-based and dries to matte finish (the same that is used in watercolors–means that it can be reactivated with water). In this article, you will get a break down from…..
Jerry's -- 23/05/2023
Send your your Valentine something better than chocolate…Valentine Creative eGift Card Often times we are left thinking about how to surprise a loved one on Valentine’s Day and for those that are creative, it can be even more of a challenge (unless you already know what they want and got the signal from the quarterback…..
Michael Marchetta -- 12/02/2018
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
Give Mom the gift of art for Mother’s Day! When considering artist gifts for your mom on Mother’s Day, it’s essential to choose something that aligns with her artistic preferences and interests. Here are some great gift ideas for artistic moms: When Mother’s Day is almost here! Just a few more days before it’s time…..
Jerry's -- 01/05/2016
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 Watercolor Painting Terms and Techniques Here at Jerry’s, our experts are here when it comes to teaching you more about art, techniques and supplies. So, in the spirit of keeping things simple, here are a list of terms for beginner watercolor painters to learn more about the techniques every watercolor…..
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
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
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 -- 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…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 09/08/2014
Try these Tips When Putting Pencil to Paper Have you ever wanted to learn to draw better? Get bogged down hitting the same roadblocks over and over again? Think only repetitive practice makes perfect? Guess again! While it is true that practice will make you a better drawer or sketcher, these 5 simple tricks will…..