Jerry’s Live – Episode #30 Stretched Canvas Episode: “Stretching your $$$ with Knowledge! – See Video Below Summary Most artists paint on stretched canvas, yet few would be able to tell you much about what they were using and why if hard pressed… What is the canvas weight, and what does it mean? Why are there…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/01/2018
How to clean your paint brushes after using oil paints! Your art brushes are your tools and we want to help you preserve and use them after use! See simple tips, techniques and products that will help you clean & preserve your brushes. Products Used in this Video NOTE: Click on images to go to…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 27/05/2016
A Quick Tutorial Taking excellent care of your paintbrushes is important. Paintbrushes are likely one of the greatest investments you will make when purchasing art supplies, so cleaning paint brushes after each use is vital to your painting experience. If you properly care for your brushes, they can last for decades. Cleaning your brushes at…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/03/2016
Get More Control Out of Your Pencil While doodling can create amazing pieces of art like the ones we’ve recently shared in our facebook posts, for the most part wont produce the kinds of lines you want to make to really get your drawings to show off the fluid or gestural lines you really want……
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/02/2016
Originally created by professional printmaker Susan Rostow, Akua Intaglio Inks and Liquid Pigment Inks have pushed artists well beyond the boundaries of traditional printmaking. These revolutionary inks possess unique workingÂ properties that allow artists creative opportunities unlike anything else on the market: Formulated to dry through absorption not evaporation, Akua Inks possess incredibly long open times…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 06/02/2016
Last week, we introduced you to Nathalie Kalbach and her paintings in our Artist Spotlight. To show off some of her skills and teach you how to create a similar mixed-media masterpiece, we sat down with Nathalie for a step-by-step walkthrough of how she creates her art. Take it away Nathalie! “Being able to mix…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 23/06/2015
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…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/05/2015
Pro Tips for Printmaking Beginners AlthoughPrintmakinghas been around for hundreds of years now, with famous prints from artists such as Rembrandt, printmaking has recently exploded on popular social media sites like Instagram and Pinterest. We here at Jerry’s are all for this explosion of impressions, etching, lithography, and lino carvings, so we thought we’d share…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 07/04/2015
This Year I Vow to Learn More As we start off this new year, we thought we would share some of our own New Year’s Resolutions for 2015 to help Artists learn and grow this year. For our first new year’s resolution we wanted to share, we thought we would tell you all about some of…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 06/01/2015
Try these Tips When Putting Pencil to Paper Have you ever wanted to learn to draw better? Get bogged down hitting the same roadblocks over and over again? Think only repetitive practice makes perfect? Guess again! While it is true that practice will make you a better drawer or sketcher, these 5 simple tricks will…..