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 and fun, they can also be a bit…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/02/2016

How To Hold Your Pencil When You Draw

Get More Control Out of Your Pencil 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 really want……

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/02/2016

Watercolor Terms You Should Know

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…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/01/2016

One Easy Trick To Being a Better Artist

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. …..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/01/2016

5 Easy Printmaking Tips

Pro Tips for Printmaking Beginners AlthoughPrintmakinghas 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 we’d share…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/04/2015

Adding Art Into Other School Subjects Makes Learning More Fun

Art is Important as a School Subject, but Can It be a Teaching Tool too?   Although many schools cut arts first in their search to slash budgets because of the expense of art supplies (the answer is that they aren’t shopping at Jerry’s where all the deals are), recent studies have shown that exposure…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 24/01/2015

Jerry’s New Year’s Resolution Number One: Learn New Techniques

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…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 06/01/2015

5 Artistic Ways to Relieve Stress During the Holidays

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…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/12/2014

Jerry’s Artarama Sponsors Art of the Carolinas 2014

The Event takes place in Raleigh NC,  Nov. 13-16th  Jerry’s is once again sponsoring the largest art supply expo and workshop event in the country, Art of the Carolinas. Happening Thursday, November 13th through Sunday, November 16th in Raleigh, North Carolina, the event is free to the public who want to shop for over 30,000 square…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/11/2014

Top 10 Art Schools – Top Fine Art Schools USA

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 Rankings will help you choose the right program. Explore the best fine arts schools, colleges and universities in the United States with our top 10 listing…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 11/10/2014