Celebrating the master painter Leonardo da Vinci on his 563rd birthday! Here in the US, we mainly mark April 15th as the dreaded Tax Day but a brighter way to remember this auspicious day is as the birthday of the lauded Renaissance master painter, Leonardo da Vinci! Born on April 15th, 1452, Leonardo is perhaps…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 15/04/2015
This French Painter who helped develop Pointillism would be 151 today Born in Paris on November 11th, 1863, this Neo-Impressionist painter came into the world with a mission to pursue a career as a painter. Inspired by an exhibit of Claude Monet‘s paintings, Paul Signac sailed around the great coasts of Europe painting impressionistic…..
Jerry's -- 11/11/2014
Art is everywhere Although we at Jerry’s Artarama are bigger fans of fine art, every now and then, we get absolutely amazed by what artists are creating out of even the most mundane items. Art truly is everywhere and made from everything, from tape to hardware to rubix cubes. We’ve scoured the internet and here…..
Jerry's -- 12/08/2014
They may be fake but they still left quite an impression on the art world Although Movies and TV will often glorify occupations such as cops, doctors and lawyers in suits, it’s not too often that artists are portrayed and when they are, lets admit it, they’re played as a bit off. However, many times…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 25/07/2014
New Research Shows that Making Art Helps Improve Brain Functions Painting by Belle Yang It is often said “age before beauty”, but a recent study says that creating beauty and art may just help you in aging. According to a recent study conducted in Germany suggests that those that make art on a regular basis…..
Jerry's -- 15/07/2014
Top 5 Reasons Why Colors Are Absolutely Crazy We each probably think of colors as pretty simple. There’s red, blue and green and the rest are made from those three right? Well… Our minds conceptions of colors are all crazy. We see such a spectrum of colors that we have only just begun to understand…..
Jerry's -- 10/07/2014
Special Painting Commissioned for World Cup 2014 In the spirit of a special event such as the FIFA 2014 World Cup bringing the world a little closer over a love of Soccer, Jerry’s Artarama decided to commemorate the event with a painting by one of Jerry’s own resident artists and product tester Amy Gardner Dean. …..
Jerry's -- 17/06/2014
World Soccer Tournament Attracts and Inspires Artists from Around the World We all know that the 2014 World Cup in Brazil is the premier event for Soccer or Futbol, but how many of us think about it as a hub for world art? Most events that bring the world together so dynamically such as this…..
Jerry's -- 14/06/2014
For When You Just Need to Paint something “Happy” Need some inspiration in your life? Want to learn to paint the Bob Ross way? In case you can’t find him on your public broadcasting station, why not channel his spirit through the power of hair! Introducing the Happy Afro Painting Wig, only available at…..
Jerry's -- 01/04/2014
Today we celebrate a great Artist! If he were alive today, he would have been 539 years old, but Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni has already completed more in his lifetime than many of us can dream to. Michelangelo was renowned as an Italian sculptor, painter, architect, engineer and poet during the High Renaissance. He…..
Jerry's -- 06/03/2014
Let’s Celebrate the Father of Impressionism! Monsieur Oscar-Claude Monet was born November 14, 1840, on the fifth floor of 45 rue Laffitte, in the ninth arrondissement of Paris. His biographies paint him as someone who strove to commit his life to his artwork. He entered a secondary Art’s Academy at the tender age of eleven and…..
Jerry's -- 14/11/2013
A Dictionary for the Struggling Art Viewer Have you ever been looking at an art exhibit when the label catches your eye? You see the title of the piece, author, medium and then a description of the piece. Often the description of the piece will read something like this: “Above the artist expresses the banality…..
Jerry's -- 12/11/2013
Banksy Ends his Takeover of the New York Art Scene Better Out Than In, Banksy’s NY residency ended Wednesday Making news almost everyday for the last month, Banksy, the UK’s most controversial artist over the last decade, ended his tour of New York on Wednesday. As we mentioned in an article Can You Catch Banksy…..
Jerry's -- 02/11/2013
Tips for Painting with Musical Inspiration “To draw, you must close your eyes and sing.”~Pablo Picasso Art and music have always nicely complimented each other, but it is usually when viewing art when music is more often associated with it. And music is beneficial to the experience of viewing art. It has been said that…..
Jerry's -- 13/08/2013
A birthday wish to a true master If you saw the google homepage yesterday, you might have recognized a familiar face. Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn is known as one of the greatest painters and printmakers in Dutch and European history and yesterday he would have turned 407 years old. So from all of us at…..