Breaking out of My Comfort Zone To Create A Commissioned Portrait Using Lukas Berlin Water-Soluable Oils and Yes All Media Cotton Canvas! I was recently commissioned to paint a portrait of Richie Sambora, guitar legend from the rock band, Bon Jovi. My client chose a 24x30in size, MUCH bigger than I generally work with, so I…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/08/2018
Gamini Ratnavira was born and raised in tropical Sri Lanka. As a self-taught artist he uses his photographic memory and life experiences to produce vibrant, colorful images of the rain forest flora and fauna, which are complimented with intriguing stories about his work with wildlife and research information about each painting. His paintings reveal his love…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/03/2018
My name is Roseann Madia. I was born (in Chicago), with a crazy talent. pretty much, whatever I see, i can paint.. & then some. I never took a lesson. And, although I’ve been begged to teach on several occasions, and have only done so briefly, my methods are too unconventional and hard to teach,…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 22/02/2018
As a professional artist I highly recommend that everyone tries Charvin Acrylics! “I started using Charvin acrylic paints five years ago when i decided to try them through Jerry’s Artarma. I was so taken with the beautiful hues of each tube that I purchased the entire line and promptly fell in love with the paints……
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 21/02/2018
About Alia El-Bermani Alia El-Bermani received her BFA in 2000 from Laguna College of Art and Design in CA. This talented figurative painter has had several solo exhibitions, most recently in 2016 at TAMU’s Reynolds Gallery. Her work has also been featured in numerous group exhibitions and showcased in museums across the country. In 2015 her…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 20/02/2018
For years, I have been addressed as a most prolific artist. I am not sure if I fit that mold, but I do push out a lot of paint, words, pastels, graphite and sculpture. Yes, it has not been unusual for me to push out 150-200 pieces a year. Many have said, “Slow down.” Many…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/07/2017
Lisa Kowieski – Traveling Artist Materials Used: LUKAS 150th Anniversary Watercolor Wood Box Set of 70 Half Pans Mimik Kolinsky Synthetic Watercolor Brushes Arches 140 lb. Cold Press 20 Sheet Block 9×12″ Staedtler Technical Pencils Strathmore Mixed Media Sketchbook 5.5×8.5” Last summer I had the opportunity of a lifetime to go on a two week…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/06/2017
Art Share and Blog Hop Destination Cristina Zinnia Galliher, Director Artful Gathering Online Art Retreats When I first began experimenting with Turner Gouache Paints, I started out with just a few tubes that included some primary colors and a tube or two of metallics and pearls. I was accustomed to painting with acrylic paints, which…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/02/2017
Article: Artist Eric Armusik – Artist Spotlight Helen and Paris, oil on birch, 48 x 60” 2016 (Painted in 13 days – 178 hours in preparation for this year’s Art Renewal Center International Salon) Products used: Charvin Extra Fine Oils Black Swan Creative Mark Filberts, Rounds and Flats First, let me say what an honor…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/08/2016
Lisa Kowieski Multi-disciplinary Artist and Designer from Chicago. “My work is influenced by nature and storytelling with themes of adventure and passion. More than anything, I strive to create work that inspires others to explore their passions and live their best lives. As a multi-disciplinary Artist and Designer, I’m trained in both traditional and…..