Top 15 Acrylic Painting Mistakes – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 70

  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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/08/2018

Mixed Media Madness with Mixed Media Monday Hostess Ophelia Staton – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 69

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/08/2018

Basic Mat Cutting with Logan Graphic Products – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 68

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 02/08/2018

Alla Prima Painting – What is it? – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 67

The term “Alla Prima” confuses most artists. What does it mean? Alla Prima, quite simply, is direct painting- stemming from the Italian term that translates to “at first”. Done in one to two painting sessions, the painting is done wet on wet, with layers never allowed to dry. What movements employed this technique that most…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 02/08/2018

Photographing Your Art – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 66

Episode #66: Artistic Self-Improvement, Ep 5: Photographing Your Art with Guest Will Campbell It’s your art that speaks for itself, right? Not always! Trying to get artwork into shows? Do you need good high-res images to approach galleries with? How about clear, crisp images for your website? Don’t forget a book to keep records of…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 02/08/2018

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

Oil Pastels & Oil Sticks -The Differences & Uses of Each – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 65

Even when browsing artist’s webgroup posts, it becomes disturbingly apparent in discussions that even some professional artists don’t know the difference between oil pastels and oil sticks. But they SOUND like the same thing. Aren’t they? NOPE. Which can be safely incorporated in the lower levels of an oil painting? Which ones actually DRY (oxidize)…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/07/2018

Pencil or Paint? Try Water Soluble Graphite Products – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 62

Water soluble graphite products are a dandy little group of sleeper products that relatively few artists even know exist. Besides pencils, there are sticks, pans, tailor-shaped blocks, water soluble powders, liquid pencil, and even a mystery product Amy can’t wait to demonstrate Details Is it for drawing, or for painting? What if Amy told you…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 20/06/2018

Oil Paints Explained- More about traditional oil painting- Jerry’s LIVE Episode 55

Learn more about traditional oil painting and what the different brands on the market can offer the oil painter– from budding beginner to seasoned professional. Details Oil painting came to favor with artists during the 14th century, where it quickly replaced egg tempera as the primary painting medium. Originally oil painters were limited to the…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 02/05/2018

Light Boxes and Drawing Aids – Jerry’s LIVE Episode 54

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. Details We all know how Amy feels…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 25/04/2018