Creating a Lean Underpainting for Your Oil Painting

You all know the rule – Fat over Lean – but how do you start an oil painting abiding by this rule? WE show you how to create lean mediums and start your painting using Tusc & Pine StudioSolv. StudioSolv™ is a purified, odor-free oil-thinning medium. It’s designed to thin oils and mediums while maintaining…..

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Michael Marchetta -- 06/01/2023

Acrylics Painting 101 for Beginners with Basic Supplies

Jerry’s Live Episode #89 – Acrylic Painting 101 Video Acrylics 101 for Beginners with Basic Supplies When artists want to try new art supplies or a new medium, it can be hard to determine what you REALLY need (at bare minimum) to give it a trial run, ensuring it’s really for you. This episode features…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 31/01/2019

Color Theory 101 – Basic Mixing & Tips For Artists

Jerry’s LIVE Episode #88 – Color Theory 101 – Basic Mixing, Tips & Tricks Color Theory– what exactly is it? Is it color mixing? Quite simply, it IS that, but also so, so much more… Did you know even a fair amount of professional artists have never had a formal color theory (or maybe even…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/01/2019

Learn Basic Beginning Pastel Skills

Jerry’s LIVE Episode #78 – Beginning Pastel Skills on VIDEO Outside of actual pastel artists, the word “pastel” to most of us brings to mind sidewalk chalk from elementary school or gummy oil pastels from middle school art class. But there are soft pastels that are a grown up, real fine art medium– favored by…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 09/10/2018

Basic Watercolor Skills -Watercolor How-To, Lesson #1 Video

Basic Watercolor Skills -Jerry’s LIVE Episode #77 Jerry’s LIVE Episode 77: Always wanted to give watercolor a try, but wanted to learn more about it and maybe see a few techniques before wading in? Have the basic supplies but just never really gave it a go? Join us for this episode, to learn a little…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/10/2018

How To Make an Artist Website with WordPress – Build Your Own Artist Website

5 Easy Start/Set Up Steps for Artist Website Instructional Guide As an artist is very important to set up your very own website to market your self , have your works online, your bio and contact information so you can use to market yourself. In this presentation below we will show you 5 basic easy steps…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 27/07/2018

Light Boxes and Drawing Aids, Should I Use Them?

From basic composition grids to proportioners, light boxes to projectors, find out what tool you may want to invest in to have in your arsenal. The Jerry’s Live video will be hosted by Instructor Amy Gardner Dean (Jerry’s Resident Professional Artist) and the rest of the Live Team. Jerry’s LIVE Episode 54, VIDEO – Lightboxes…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 25/04/2018

7 elements that make up a great composition for your artwork

Creative Adventures Episode 3: Composition Welcome to Creative Adventures Episode 3: Composition by Lisa Kowieski In this in-studio teaching episode, I will be going over 7 elements that make up a great composition for your artwork. I’ll also be giving you a real life example of how I use composition elements when working on painting…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 28/03/2018

How to Paint Outside in Telluride, Colorado!

Creative Adventures Episode 2: Welcome to Creative Adventures Episode 2: How to Paint Outside in Telluride, Colorado! (Plein Air Painting Tutorial) – Lisa Kowieski In this first Plein Air tutorial episode of Creative Adventures with Made by Lisa Marie we will be learning how to paint outside, anywhere! This is recommended for artists who wish to…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/02/2018

Block Printing with Artist Bill Fick featuring Speedball Art Products

Jerry’s LIVE Episode 42: Block Printing with Artist Bill Fick featuring Speedball Art Products – See Video Below SummaryAfter our basic printmaking episode was such a success, we have decided to up the ante with the help of Speedball. They are bringing out the big guns– and are graciously loaning us renowned printmaker Bill Fick as…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 17/01/2018