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
About Rich Pellegrino Rich Pellegrino’s work is inspired by memories and interpersonal relationships. His figurative paintings are filled with allegory, questioning the authenticity of human experience. He is an award winning illustrator, globally collected fine artist, and a full-time Illustration teacher at New Hampshire Institute of Art. His work can be found in children’s books, magazines,…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/09/2018
Why Use Impasto Medium: Paint In Heavy Impasto Techniques Without Wasting Valuable Pigment! Layers Will Dry Without Shrinking, Cracking Or Wrinkling! In this article we are focusing on LUKAS Impasto Oil Painting Medium used to mix with oil paints for impasto techniques. Lukas Painting Butter is very heavy bodied and therefore gives extremely thick oil colors, accelerates drying,…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/09/2018
Turner Acryl Gouache Artist Acrylics Super Concentrated Artist Acrylics – The MOST Vibrant Acrylics You Can Buy! The rich ultra black and super opaque white are among the finest colors ever produced in the world. Turner Acryl Gouache – Incredible array of 219 colors, Colors adhere to most surfaces (Boards, Panels, Paper, Wood), Quick Drying Beautiful…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 31/08/2018
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
Acrylic Pour Through a Colander – Dirty Pour on Wood Panels At Jerry’s we were asked to do an acrylic pour through a colander, so we did 3 of them! We have some great art materials and supplies that are perfect for you to achieve great effects, colors and real vibrant pours for your acrylic…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 23/08/2018
Professional Artist Andy Russell shares his techniques and process on how he captures and creates vibrant, colorful & amazingly detailed artwork When I do layering I use either a glazing wash of watered down color or a scumbling technique of rubbing one color over another. Sometimes to get a smooth transition of say, dark green to…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 17/08/2018
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…..