Top 20 Celebrity Artists That Paint

In researching for our previous post on celebrity art investors, we came across an amazing array of celebrities who not only collect art, but create it as well! We couldn’t resist dedicating a post to some of these multi-faceted artists. Amongst celebrities, painting seems to be the preferred form of visual art, whether in Artist…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 09/05/2016

Art Changes Everything “Create Art, Change Everything”

You Accepted Our Challenge And We Proved Art Can Change Everything! “Create Art, Change Everything” by Amy Gardner Dean (pictured middle) Jerry’s Artarama started out to prove that artists are passionate about what they create and that art should be a part of everyone’s life. Here at our corporate offices, we bet our boss that…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 18/03/2016

More of the Best of Sidewalk 3D Art

Don’t Fall In….Wait, Actually, You Can’t. More of really amazing 3rd Street art with chalk where 3d chalk painters bring a whole new dimension to the pavement! This art will melt your brain. To see more, check out our other article, The Best of Sidewalk 3D Art

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 05/01/2016

Picasso Painting Breaks Record at Auction

Picasso’s Painting Is The Most Expensive Painting Ever Sold, $174 million dollars! DATE: May 14, 2015 – Pablo Picasso’s “Women of Algiers (Version O)” sold at auction in New York for $179,365,000. The painting is considered to be one of the Pablo Picasso’s most important works. “Les Femmes d’Alger (Version O)”, translated to “Women of…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 14/05/2015

What the Blue/Black/White/Gold Dress Tells Us About How We View Color

Why We Perceive Color Differently Left: Original Image, Mid: Image is white balanced to look white and gold. Right: Image is white balanced to look blue and black. Unless you’ve been stuck at sea for the past two weeks, then you’ve definitely seen the dress that went viral on the internet last week and felt…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 10/03/2015

Please Do Touch -New Exhibit Allows the Blind to Touch Famous Pieces of Art

Madrid’s Prado Museum Introduces Unique Art Exhibition for the Blind Guests feel a textured version of Velazquez’s “The Triumph of Baccus” (image courtesy of Museo Nacional Del Prado) The Museo Nacional Del Prado (Madrid, Spain) opened its first exhibit for the sight impaired recently which allows people to touch recreated famous classical masterpieces. For the visually…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 19/02/2015

Adding Art Into Other School Subjects Makes Learning More Fun

Art is Important as a School Subject, but Can It be a Teaching Tool too?   Although many schools cut arts first in their search to slash budgets because of the expense of art supplies (the answer is that they aren’t shopping at Jerry’s where all the deals are), recent studies have shown that exposure…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 24/01/2015

Science Says Art is Great for your Brain

As if we didn’t already know this! At this point, we know that art has multiple effects on our brain, can keep our brains healthy longer and have other health benefits that we might not know about. Here are some of them. Our brains were designed to appreciate and process artwork. Recent studies have shown that looking…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 17/01/2015

Disabled Artists Create Mind Art with Their Brains with Winsor and Newton

Chinese ‘Mind Art’ Project Raises Awareness for Disabled Rights Image via huffingtonpost.com Winsor & Newton, a fine arts materials supplier founded in 1832 has always been dedicated to the mix of science and art and is now using that blend of interests to help raise awareness for an underrepresented subset of people. There is an…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/11/2014

5 Facts About The Way We See Color

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…..

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Jerry's -- 10/07/2014

Which Ampersand Panel is Right for Your Art?

Why Trust Your Art to Anything Less? For a surface that will accommodate mixed media better than others, Ampersand’s panels can handle any job! Ampersand Panels are perfect for everything from encaustic paints and collage to oil and water-miscable paints, inks, graphite, colored pencils, casesin and even egg tempera. You name it, Ampersand can take…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/02/2014

Art Journaling Can Improve Your Creativity!

Daily Journaling also Tracks Your Growth as an Artist   Keeping a journal has long been a practice for writers of all kinds. Journalists must keep detailed accounts as they are working on a larger story, and it has also been considered useful for creative writers as an outlet for letting loose a train of…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 21/01/2014

Can You Catch Banksy in NYC?

The Famous UK Street Artist is Tagging the Streets of NYC All Month! In a rare excursion to the U.S., the famous street artist known as Banksy is hitting the streets of New York City and tagging city walls all over in a new project throughout the month of October. Best known from his first…..

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Jerry's -- 05/10/2013

An Inspirational Journey

  Reflections from Ira Goldstein, President of Jerry’s Artarama   I love to travel and one of my favorite places to visit is New York City. This past weekend I made a pilgrimage to New York that included a stop at the Museum of Modern Art along with a visit to Soho both for artistic…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 03/08/2013

Get Social (networking) and Share

Tips for the best times to share your artwork online What’s your first instinct when you’ve finished a fabulous painting or an interesting arts and crafts project? You want to share it with the world, right? Well, in one way, you are very lucky because the internet provides so many different platforms, allowing you to…..

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Jerry's -- 27/07/2013