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
Jerry’s Artist Spotlight Artist Ron Croci Is Back With Another Great Art Project 1. The Da Vinci Birch Panel Label. The enclosed tutorial is an explanation of how I have used a Da Vinci, Cradled, Birch panel supplied by Jerrys Artarama to create the art work titled HAMAKUA POKO for the book, THE ATLAS OF…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/05/2015
A Review of Phenomenon Shell Paper by Elizabeth Gyles Johnson, artist and art instructor Elizabeth Gyles Johnson of Wind and Honey Creations is a pencil artist who focuses her art on the delights of life. Elizabeth teaches the intricacies of drawing at all skill levels to a collection of students worldwide through online workshops and…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 30/10/2014
A display of work testing the Reflexions Pocket Journal by Elizabeth Gyles Johnson, artist and art instructor Elizabeth Gyles Johnson of Wind and Honey Creations is a pencil artist who focuses her art on the delights of life. Elizabeth teaches the intricacies of drawing at all skill levels to a collection of students worldwide through…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 06/05/2014
Sponsor of the Artful Gathering Blog Hop Prizes! Michael Marchetta, Director of Marketing Operations To celebrate the opening of Artful Gathering’s 2nd Annual Online Art Retreat, Jerry’s is offering 3 prizes for the Random Prize Drawing. This includes participants who have hopped from blog to blog since January. The blog hop has already extended across…..
Michael Marchetta -- 22/04/2012
Change your life? Wow, that’s a big claim! But it’s true 🙂 All of my articles come from my actual experiences or are areas of interest to other artists. This is one article where my reply is from the “real life” experiences group and putting this advice into practice WILL , directly and indirectly, change…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 22/06/2011
“Art Should Sell Itself!” That would be nice. But it doesn’t and it won’t happen. Not in your lifetime. And curiously enough, artists actually know this. But somewhere back in their mind is some group, book or individual whispering that phrase to them and early education is very powerful…..even if it is utterly wrong!Artists who…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 09/06/2011
Critiques. If you are an artist, you cannot escape the universal useage nor overexposure of the word, “Critique.” It is used randomly about the art world to the point where you either embrace the concept or reject it entirely. In art, Critiques are used in grade school, in art lessons, art lecturers and schools of…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 31/05/2011
I chatted with a potter recently about entering an upcoming show that I thought would be good for her. She surprised me when she laughingly confessed that the previous year she had skipped that opportunity because she was afraid that she would have no time to re-stock her pottery when she sold out at the…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/05/2011
The dew on the grass was wet, the morning almost chilly, but Saturday, May 7 was our scheduled “Paint in the Garden” START (www.startart.com) class and we had a dozen people coming in at 10:00 am to learn or re-experience painting “Plein air” or from life outside at our studio. Right on cue, the sun…..