Artist Spotlight – Christina Welch & Soho Artist Acrylics

  About Christina Welch Christina Welch is a self-taught mixed media artist originally from Western New York. Currently, she resides in the quaint town of Franklinton, North Carolina. Starting at the age of 4, she was taught crocheting by her grandmother.  Since then, she developed a love for the Arts including bead painting, jewelry design, baking,…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 30/11/2018

Artist Spotlight – Rich Pellegrino & Turner Acryl Gouache

About Rich Pellegrino Rich Pellegrino’s work is inspired by memories and interpersonal relationships. His figurative paintings are filled with allegory, questioning the authenticity of human experience. He is an award winning illustrator, globally collected fine artist, and a full-time Illustration teacher at New Hampshire Institute of Art. His work can be found in children’s books, magazines,…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/09/2018

Interview with Professional Artist Andy Russell – Artwork & Matisse Acrylics

Professional Artist Andy Russell shares his techniques and process on how he captures and creates vibrant, colorful & amazingly detailed artwork When I do layering I use either a glazing wash of watered down color or a scumbling technique of rubbing one color over another. Sometimes to get a smooth transition of say, dark green to…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 17/08/2018

Commissioned to paint a portrait of Richie Sambora by Roseann Madia

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/08/2018

Artist Spotlight – Gamini Ratnavira & Turner Acryl Gouache

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/03/2018

Professional Artist Roseann Madia & LUKAS Berlin Water Mixable Oil Paints

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,…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 22/02/2018

Professional Artist Michelle Courier & Charvin Acrylics

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……

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 21/02/2018

Artist Spotlight – Alia El-Bermani & Turner Acryl Gouache

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 20/02/2018

Artist Spotlight- Soho Oil Paint Review by Artist David Kofton

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/07/2017

Artist Spotlight- Artist Eric Armusik

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/08/2016