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…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/10/2018
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 famed artists as Edgar Degas, James Abbott McNeill Whistler…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 09/10/2018
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 “how to”, while we cover some…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/10/2018
Jerry’s LIVE Episode 76: Urban Sketching (Boylan Bridge Brewpub, Raleigh, NC – Urban Sketching has grown in leaps and bounds in popularity. Why? It’s a great way to get outside in the fresh air, practice, and even hang with friends while creating art. Join us to get the 411 on Urban Sketching and learn…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 25/09/2018
Jerry’s LIVE Episode 75: Exploring Geometric Abstraction With Acrylics – Special Guest Artist Joe DiGiulio
Jerry’s LIVE Episode #75: Exploring Geometric Abstraction With Acrylics – Special Guest Artist Joe DiGiulio Details: What goes in to painting an abstract work? We have all heard someone say at a museum, while pointing at an abstract work “What the HECK??? My kid could do THAT.” Yet, as artists, we simply know that isn’t…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/09/2018
Episode 73: It’s that time of year again- Back to Art School ushers in new Jerry’s products, art supplies and art sets, and Amy’s Birthday, too! Come join us to see what’s new, exciting, and that you just can’t live without… from travel watercolor paint sets and acrylic artist sets, to new brushes and brush…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/09/2018
Episode 71: Have you ever tried to find the perfect sketchbook online, only to be met with an endless list of sketchbooks and tiny photos – and so many options it makes your head SPIN? Stress no more. Join us for this insightful episode that sorts out features, paper weights, and styles of binding to…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 23/08/2018
Episode 70: Top 15 Acrylic Painting Mistakes – One of the most versatile paint mediums – acrylics can be used as a straight painting medium, used with mixed media, collage, or even as an underpainting for oils. Acrylics and most acrylic mediums can also be used as an adhesive for collage, or even thinned…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/08/2018
Episode 69: You’ve seen her on Mixed Media Mondays, and on our Jerrys Live show last year– the “Goddess of Getting Your Art Groove On”– Ophelia Staton! If you haven’t seen Ophelia, you are in for a real treat!!! Details Join us for this fun Mixed Media Madness where Ophelia makes Amy throw caution to…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/08/2018
Jerry’s LIVE – Episode #68: Basic Mat Cutting with Brian Buell from Logan Graphic Products If part of selling your work to prospective clients involves matting… if you do a lot of art fairs and shows… if you are a printmaker who mats each work in the edition… THIS show is for you! Brian Buell…..