Are you looking to enhance the vibrancy and longevity of your artwork? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog, we’ll demystify the world of retouch varnish and provide you with essential tips and techniques to take your artistic creations to new heights. What is Retouch Varnish? Retouch varnish is a crucial…..
Michael Marchetta -- 12/09/2023
A brush unlike anything you’ve seen before Hey there, fellow artists! Today, we’re taking a closer look at what makes Oasis Synthetic Watercolor Brushes stand out from traditional watercolor brushes. (Videos and more information seen below) Innovation: Designed and optimized with advanced 3D imaging tech! At the heart of Oasis Brushes lies a commitment to…..
Michael Marchetta -- 22/08/2023
Alcohol Markers are beloved by artists for their vibrant colors and ability to achieve professional-quality results. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, this article will provide you with essential techniques, pro tips, and inspiration to enhance your alcohol marker artistry. Understanding Alcohol Markers: Alcohol markers are an exceptional art tool that offers unique…..
Jerry's -- 21/06/2023
Exploring the Differences: Synthetic vs. Natural Brushes for Oil Painting As a painter, you know how important brushes are in achieving the desired effects in your artwork. However, with so many options available in the market, it can be difficult to decide between synthetic and natural hair brushes. In this blog article, we’ll discuss the…..
Jerry's -- 02/06/2023
Exploring the best brushes, shapes and uses for watercolor painting: Unleashing Your Creative Potential Selecting the right watercolor brushes is crucial Watercolor painting is a captivating art form that allows artists to create mesmerizing works of art with delicate washes, subtle blending, and vibrant colors. To truly bring your watercolor paintings to life, selecting the…..
Jerry's -- 19/05/2023
You all know the rule – Fat over Lean – but how do you start an oil painting abiding by this rule? A lean underpainting is an essential technique in oil painting that involves applying a thin, transparent layer of paint to establish the basic structure and values of your artwork. This initial layer serves…..
Michael Marchetta -- 06/01/2023
LUKAS CRYL Pastos Heavy Body Artist Acrylics: The Thicker, Heavier Impasto, Dries Fast (reliably in 15 minutes) to Work Quickly! LUKAS CRYL Heavy Body Pastos is a professional heavy body acrylic paint that uses only the finest pigments in full concentration and has proprietary properties for allowing incredible impasto impressions. Uniquely dries from the inside…..
Jerry's -- 27/12/2021
Varnishing Oil Paintings Let’s talk Varnishing! Jerry’s LIVE crew are going to go over everything you need to know when it comes to varnishing your artwork, specifically oil paintings. What are the best practices.. apply the first varnish, dust free area, which brush is best to use. Varnishing Oil Paintings ; Dust and grime can…..
Jerry's -- 18/10/2021
Incorporating palette knives into your artwork can help infuse it with a unique brand of expressiveness. Before anything else however you must choose one whose shape and size cater suitably towards achieving specific effects desired by you. Would you like to imbibe your painting with a sculptural quality, but not quite sure how? Are you…..
Jerry's -- 21/03/2019
Jerry’s LIVE Episode #94 – Basic Watercolor Skills Demo- Creating a Small Landscape Using Watercolor Supplies Featuring: Turner Professional Watercolors Basic Watercolor Skills Demo – Take just the basic supplies needed to paint in watercolor: paint, paper, brushes, and a palette… and watch this basic watercolor LIVE demo of a small landscape! This event will…..
Jerry's -- 07/03/2019
Beginner: How To Colored Pencil Skills With Basic Supplies Featuring: Cezanne 72ct, Colored Pencils Set The Colored Pencil medium has always maintained popularity with illustrators, designers, and students, alike. However, it has risen as a fine art medium to a huge number of devotees, demanding lightfastness improvements of manufacturers and vast color ranges. But, what’s…..
Jerry's -- 27/02/2019
What: Acrylic Painting 101 Video, Beginner Acrylic painting is a versatile and popular medium for artists of all skill levels. 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…..
Jerry's -- 31/01/2019
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 a Color and Composition) class? Color theory is the study of how colors interact…..
Jerry's -- 24/01/2019
Jerry’s Live Episode #87 How To Prepare Canvas, Paper, Panel, Etc. For Your Medium Of Choice! Some artists buy low quality canvases or panels and never add additional primer when it screams for it. Then, there are those who buy exceptional quality, pre-primed substrates– only to add additional, low quality primer right over an existing,…..
Jerry's -- 17/01/2019
Jerry’s LIVE Episode #79: Framing Pastel and Charcoal Artwork – with Sam Buie If ever there were super tricky mediums that required some know-how to frame, pastels and charcoal would be it! These dry mediums dust, flake, and powder everywhere and can be just a mess to create, let alone with how to frame them…..