So what is the Difference…Acrylic Paint vs. Acrylic Gouache. The main difference is Acrylic paints include an acrylic polymer, whereas gouache contains Arabic gum, is water-based and dries to matte finish (the same that is used in watercolors–means that it can be reactivated with water). In this article, you will get a break down from…..
Jerry's -- 23/05/2023
LUKAS CRYL Pastos Heavy Body Artist Acrylics: The Thicker, Heavier Impasto, Dries Fast (reliably in 15 minutes) to Work Quickly! LUKAS CRYL Heavy Body Pastos is a professional heavy body acrylic paint that uses only the finest pigments in full concentration and has proprietary properties for allowing incredible impasto impressions. Uniquely dries from the inside…..
Jerry's -- 27/12/2021
Artist Spotlight: Rachel Christopoulos Rachel Christopoulos describes herself as an old soul, coffee addict, and a dreamer (though she’s not the only one). As a Wisconsin native living on the outskirts of Milwaukee, Rachel’s art is constantly being inspired by the energy of the big city. Though she paints a variety of subjects, her artwork…..
Jerry's -- 15/07/2019
Incorporating palette knives into your artwork can help infuse it with a unique brand of expressiveness. Before anything else however you must choose one whose shape and size cater suitably towards achieving specific effects desired by you. Would you like to imbibe your painting with a sculptural quality, but not quite sure how? Are you…..
Jerry's -- 21/03/2019
What: Acrylic Painting 101 Video, Beginner Acrylic painting is a versatile and popular medium for artists of all skill levels. Acrylics 101 for Beginners with Basic Supplies When artists want to try new art supplies or a new medium, it can be hard to determine what you REALLY need (at bare minimum) to give it…..
Jerry's -- 31/01/2019
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 -- 24/09/2018
Experience the Rich Ultra Jet Black And Super Opaque White Paints from Turner Super Concentrated Artist Acrylics – The MOST Vibrant Acrylics You Can Buy! The rich ultra black and super opaque white acryl gouache paints from Turner are among the finest colors ever produced in the world. Turner Acryl Gouache colors adhere to most…..
Jerry's -- 31/08/2018
Acrylic Pour Painting Techniques on Wood Panels At Jerry’s we were asked to do an acrylic pour painting through a colander, so we did 3 of them! We have some great acrylic paints, art materials and supplies that are perfect for you to achieve great effects, colors and real vibrant pours for your acrylic pouring…..
Jerry's -- 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 -- 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. Acrylic paints and most acrylic mediums can also be used as an adhesive for collage, or even thinned…..
Jerry's -- 15/08/2018
Creative Adventures Episode 2: Welcome to Creative Adventures Episode 2: How to Paint Outside in Telluride, Colorado! (Plein Air Painting Tutorial) – Lisa Kowieski In this first Plein Air tutorial episode of Creative Adventures with Made by Lisa Marie we will be learning how to paint outside, anywhere! This is recommended for artists who wish to…..
Jerry's -- 26/02/2018
As a professional artist I highly recommend that everyone USE Charvin Professional Acrylics! “I started using Charvin acrylic paints five years ago when I decided to try them through Jerry’s Artarama. I was so taken with the beautiful hues of each tube that I purchased the entire line and promptly fell in love with the…..
Jerry's -- 21/02/2018
Understanding Acrylic Mediums – How Mediums Can Improve Your Acrylic Painting! “When I was but young painter, I started with my paints, my cup of water, and my brush and I was ready to take on the world. How dumb I was”– Rob of Jerry’s Blog Squad It’s possible that when we decide to start…..
Jerry's -- 26/06/2014
New Complete Liquitex System offers Seamless Crossover and Color Consistency among Acrylic Products Shared Color System Blends Perfectly You may have heard about two recent additions to the family of Liquitex Professional Acrylic Colors. Liquitex Professional Spray Paints Liquitex Professional Paint Markers Liquitex is unique in that it is the only international color manufacturer that…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 21/06/2014
These Quick Tips Can Save Your Paint and Help You Get Better Painting with Acrylics Painting with acrylics is a great way to get introduced to painting and has many benefits. These paints are easy to use, spread evenly, and dry quickly. There are some tricks that can help preserve your paints and make your…..