LIVE innovative Step to Fine Art Instruction
Jerry’s LIVE – A first of it’s kind and new commitment from Jerry’s to further fine art education, product knowledge, how to’s and to most of all create an interactive experience.. and it’s all a LIVE broadcast! Right now LIVE Art instruction is not happening so we are first to do this as we believe…..
Jerry's -- 15/02/2017
The Mona Lisa Painting Facts
Facts About the World’s Most Popular Painting Although it is the world’s most recognizable painting, the Mona Lisa has an incredibly storied past that not many of us know about. The Painting has a fascinating history to it that not many of us know about that we at Jerry’s thought it might be fun to…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 26/05/2015
Top 5 Reasons Why Fall is the Best Time to Make Art
Let’s Make a Case for Fall! We at Jerry’s Artarama get pretty excited this time of year. Art lovers across the country should know that Fall is the best time for Art. Outside, a crisp breeze is blowing and the leaves are turning the best colors. For of each of us, it’s time for us…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 04/11/2014
Jerry’s has Shout Out Videos On Product Pages, Did You Know?
New advancements to website shows art supplies and attributes in use! Did you know that the Jerry’s Artarama Website now has Shoutout videos that pop up when you roll your mouse over one section of a page? Certain descriptions/keywords will launch a quick video showing one of the incredible features or attributes of our products when you…..
Jerry's -- 17/04/2014
Holiday Arts, Crafts & Cooking for Kids
15 New Arts and Crafts Projects with Holiday Themes! If you are having trouble finding new arts and crafts projects for your children to work on whether they are out of school for the holidays or just want to get festive before the holidays, then look no further. Jerry’s has the resource for you. Jerry’s…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 19/11/2013
How to Pronounce Gouache
Gouache, did I say that right? What Is It? If you’ve never heard of it, Gouache (pronounced gwaash) is the slightly misunderstood paint that essentially works as an opaque watercolor. It’s made of ground pigments and binders (such as gum arabic, ox gall, and preservatives), giving it velvety opaque, brilliant color– but what makes it opaque…..
Jerry's -- 18/09/2013
Why Choose Black Primed Canvas?
The New Alternative to the Stretched Canvas The Tabula Rasa means “blank slate”. And in the art world, that often translates to blank canvas. But what about a black canvas? The new Practica Black stretched canvas is a different kind of canvas for a new style of thinking and painting. The Practica Black stretched canvas…..
Jerry's -- 14/09/2013
Summer Creativity With Kids To Make Artistic Memories
The summer weather here at Jerry’s Artarama has been full of rainy days! For many parents, summertime is an amazing chance to make lasting memories with their children. And if you’re in an area where it rains during the summer, you know that it’s easy for children to waste time sitting in front of the…..
Jerry's -- 01/07/2013
Advertising Using Art! Art as a selling tool
Art as a selling tool: selling as an art form! Art imitates life, advertising imitates art. More than one artist has described painting as a way of speaking, language without the words. Many works of art present a new perspective, sometimes making sharp insights about society. Advertising is also a visual means of conveying a…..
Jerry's -- 02/04/2013
Jerry’s Joins the Cow Parade for Charity
Jerry’s sponsors and purchases a painted cow to benefit the NC Children’s Hospital! This past fall and winter, Raleigh, NC played host to the internationally famous Cow Parade, a community-driven art event designed to benefit local charities or organizations. As Raleigh is the hometown of Jerry’s Artarama, of course we were excited to participate! Cow…..
Jerry's -- 19/02/2013
How To Prime Ampersand Wood Panels
How To Prepare Ampersand’s Unprimed Wood Panels with Oil Painting Ground or Acrylic Gesso Ampersand’s collection of unprimed wood panels, the Natural Wood Panel™, Ampersand Unprimed Basswood Artist Panels and Hardbord™ are excellent substrates for all types of oil primers and acrylic gesso grounds. When properly sealed, a wood panel is a better painting substrate…..
Jerry's -- 01/08/2012
My LIFE is art. ART is my life.
What is art? Even an art essay may struggle to fully define art. Being an artist isn’t just about putting pencil to paper, or brush to canvas & painting surfaces. Art can and does mean so much more than that, to so many people. Art is a way of seeing the world, a way manner…..
Jerry's -- 23/06/2011
Art prodigy Aelita Andre Takes The Art World by Storm
Budding young artist takes the art world by storm! Hailed as the “Pint-Size Picasso,” four year old prodigy painter Aelita Andre began her forays into the world of art at the amazing age of 9 months old, had her first exhibition when she was 2, has produced over 200 paintings and now has a solo…..
Jerry's -- 20/06/2011
How To Mount Canvas Onto Ampersand Boards
Art Project: Learn how to mount canvas, paper, and other flexible supports onto Ampersand boards! Do you love the texture of canvas or paper, but prefer the stability of painting on board? You can get the best of both worlds by following along with Ampersand’s Andrea Pramuk as she outlines an easy and archival method…..
Jerry's -- 15/06/2011
April Artist of the Month – Constance Pappalardo
Artist Statement It is interesting that right now, I am working out of two places. I have two separate approaches to painting and I move from one to the other like I would move between two adjoining rooms. I think that one would be able to recognize “me” in both but only with some sincere effort. At…..