2017 Artful Gathering Blog Hop

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…..

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Jerry's -- 07/02/2017

Artist Ron Croci Reviews Da Vinci Pro Panels

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…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/05/2015

Artist Spotlight Reviews-Reflexions Pocket Journal by Elizabeth Gyles Johnson

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…..

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Jerry's -- 06/05/2014

Come Out for a Great Cause!

Hello there blog friends!Come out for a great cause! Robert King is selling his “Alien in Love” series. Please join us at Lilly’s Pizza for First Friday, May 5th for a gathering of friends, beverages and Great Pizza 6pm-10pm. Each painting is for sale ranging from $400 – $824. Please contact Robert or Lisa King…..

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Jerry's -- 04/05/2011

Listening to the Advice of Jack White by M Theresa Brown

I have admired the advice of artist Jack White for a long time. He is not one of those online marketing artsy gurus who blows smoke at you. He tells it like it is when it comes to the real life of the real working artist.  He never went all glossy and high tech and…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 25/04/2011

The Power of Social Networks For Artists

The Power of Social Networks Although I have shared my insights and successes about social networking before, mainly Facebook, there is not much I can improve upon in this article from marketing book author, Penny Sansevieri! I am ALWAYS sharing with artists that ALL businesses operate in essentially the same fashion..and an artist’s business is…..

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Jerry's -- 04/04/2011

2 Tips for Online Art Sales on Your Website!

By by M Theresa Brown You know that marketing phrase “Make money while you sleep?” Well it IS possible for artists to do just that with their art product IF they make it convenient and  easy for shoppers to see and buy their art 24/7. You can offer your art and an easy way to…..

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Jerry's -- 22/03/2011

Getting Ready for the Summer Art Shows by M Theresa Brown

If you are like us, by the end of February, beginning of March, you are interested in the arrival of Spring. Mother Nature may yet  throw a curve ball at us and dump a few last winter storms but we remain, in North Carolina, hopeful that all the signs around us point to spring at…..

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Jerry's -- 11/03/2011

Spotlighting Your Work by M Theresa Brown

Participating in both indoor and outdoor shows is a great way to connect with prospects and show your work.  In reality, you are  your own portable Art Gallery, bringing your work to people who often only see “live art” at such an event. If you are at an outdoor show and it’s a beautiful, sunny…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 16/02/2011

Why is Graffiti Dead? by Miles Wickham

Maybe cuz….. Of all the well known and skilled graffiti artist in the world, which is in the thousands, there are a handful that I still to this day are admired for their uniqueness. Since graffiti is a limited artform in the sense that it is confined to an alphabet,  it can be easy for…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 03/02/2011

Advice on selling art on the Internet

Information Overload The advice on selling art is so numerous on the Internet nowadays  that the generic  word of mouth advice artists used to hear from friends and neighbors has gone from “You’ll starve” to the Internet version of “it’s easy and this is all you do!” The experts are everywhere. With so much “advice”…..

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Jerry's -- 27/01/2011

Mother Nature’s Child In Oils by Cheryl Whitestone

Mother Nature’s Child Mother Nature’s Child: 24″ x 36″ Oil Paint on Linen Canvas Mother Nature’s Child is Currently this painting is being exhibited at the State Botanical Gardens in Athens Georgia, through mid Feb. 2011. This is a portrait of  a little girl who had been out on a hike with her mother, a…..

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Jerry's -- 24/01/2011

How Daily Painting Can Make You a Better Artist by Mike Rooney

If you’ve been around the painting business any amount of time you’ve probably heard the term “daily painting.” But you may be asking “what is that exactly?” and may be wondering what it could offer you. Daily painting is a movement that started years ago and is pretty much attributed to an artist named Duane…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 21/12/2010

Spotlight on Artist ANN FLAHERTY by M Theresa Brown

When a participant in one of our art marketing seminars came up to me afterwards and began to chat about some of the aspects of things we had discussed, little did I realize what an amazing person I was talking with! Sometimes touching the lives of thousands starts with a simple concept: Finding a need…..

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Jerry's -- 13/12/2010

The Value of Workshops by M Theresa Brown

Years ago, when you wanted to know something about how to create art, your choices were limited. Either you read a book or went to college. There was no YouTube, DVDs and if you had TV (seriously-as recent as 40 years ago, many people did not!) you may catch a show with the earliest of…..

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Jerry's -- 10/12/2010