Acrylic Paint vs. Gouache: What’s the Difference?

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…..

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Jerry's -- 23/05/2023

The Best Watercolor Brushes

Exploring the best brushes, shapes and uses for watercolor painting: Unleashing Your Creative Potential Selecting the right watercolor brushes is crucial Watercolor painting is a captivating art form that allows artists to create mesmerizing works of art with delicate washes, subtle blending, and vibrant colors. To truly bring your watercolor paintings to life, selecting the…..

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Jerry's -- 19/05/2023

The Best Oil Paints & Brands

A Guide To The Best Oil Paints Before we get started discussing and outlining the best oil paints and the best oil paint brands, it is important to understand that every artist has their own unique wants and needs when painting in oils. Oil Paints are a pleasure to paint with and have many benefits…..

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Jerry's -- 07/01/2022

Buildup incredibly thick, multi-layered impasto style acrylic paintings

LUKAS CRYL Pastos Heavy Body Artist Acrylics: The Thicker, Heavier Impasto, Dries Fast (reliably in 15 minutes) to Work Quickly! LUKAS CRYL Heavy Body Pastos is a professional heavy body acrylic paint that uses only the finest pigments in full concentration and has proprietary properties for allowing incredible impasto impressions.  Uniquely dries from the inside…..

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Jerry's -- 27/12/2021

Helpful Tips & Steps To Selling Your Artwork

If there is one question that artists ask all the time, it’s “How much should I charge for my artwork?” It’s as though just knowing the answer to that question will solve all their marketing problems. They are not alone. Here are 4 simple steps to consider when selling your art. We have all done…..

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Jerry's -- 20/11/2021

The Artists’ Studio: Designing The Perfect Studio

Designing your perfect studio for art: What Yours Can Look Like Some people can be creative anywhere they go and sketch the perfect sketch or paint the perfect painting, others gather their creativity from the environment around them. Having an artist’s studio is the perfect way to create a space purely for the sake of…..

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Jerry's -- 11/07/2021

Handmade Artist Brushes Made by Skilled Artisan Brush Makers

Handmade Brushes exclusively at Jerry’s, The Source for Pro Materials at Better Values. Here at Jerry’s Artarama we believe in giving artists the highest quality in art materials and that’s why we take pride in our handmade brushes. Made exclusively by skilled artisan brush makers, Jerry’s brushes are made using the finest materials. We source…..

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Jerry's -- 01/04/2021

Why choose a convertible style easel and what are the benefits

There are many styles of easels for art and artists to choose from. There are many options from h-frame to a-frame, single mast to double mast, French style to pochade boxes but what about a convertible or multi-angle easel? In this article we will explain the unique attributes of these types of easels and the…..

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Jerry's -- 12/02/2020

Prepare to Sell Your Artwork Using Portfolios For Presenting

As artists we love to create but when it comes to the details of selling we are sometimes a little reluctant. Just in case I get someone who actually wants to know about my work, I have to have an artist portfolio or presentation case to show them.Recommended for this article: Artist portfolios , Art…..

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Jerry's -- 21/06/2019

Plein Air, Create Art Anywhere!

A Guide to Take Your Art Outside or Travel We recently discussed the 10 Places Every Artist Needs to Plein Air Paint and offered some great places to get outside and create. Now lets talk about what to bring with you. What are really the best tools and supplies to take with you when you…..

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Jerry's -- 10/04/2019

Palette Knife Painting: Unique Techniques & Tips

Incorporating palette knives into your artwork can help infuse it with a unique brand of expressiveness. Before anything else however you must choose one whose shape and size cater suitably towards achieving specific effects desired by you. Would you like to imbibe your painting with a sculptural quality, but not quite sure how? Are you…..

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Jerry's -- 21/03/2019

Create An Oil Pastel Painting: Step By Step & Video

Create An Oil Pastel Painting, Step-By-Step How To Video Featuring: Mungyo Gallery Oil Pastels Did you love that feeling of crayons in your hand as a kid? That freedom and feel of smooth application of color in your hand, where tight detail isn’t a thought seems just a lovely memory, right? Well what if you…..

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Jerry's -- 13/03/2019

Basic Watercolor Skills Demo-Creating a Small Landscape

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…..

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Jerry's -- 07/03/2019

Beginners Guide How To Colored Pencils & Supplies

Beginner: How To Colored Pencil Skills With Basic Supplies Featuring: Cezanne 72ct, Colored Pencils Set The Colored Pencil medium has always maintained popularity with illustrators, designers, and students, alike. However, it has risen as a fine art medium to a huge number of devotees, demanding lightfastness improvements of manufacturers and vast color ranges. But, what’s…..

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Jerry's -- 27/02/2019

Learn Beginner Graphite Pencil Drawing Skills

Graphite pencil drawing is a wonderful way to start your artistic journey and when beginning, it can be challenging to know where to start! First, lets discuss: What is a graphite pencil? A graphite pencil is made up of a graphite core enclosed in an plastic casing. The hardness or softness of the pencil is…..

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Jerry's -- 15/02/2019