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
Gamini Ratnavira was born and raised in tropical Sri Lanka. As a self-taught artist he uses his photographic memory and life experiences to produce vibrant, colorful images of the rain forest flora and fauna, which are complimented with intriguing stories about his work with wildlife and research information about each painting. His paintings reveal his love…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/03/2018
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 improve upon their skill…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/02/2018
Did you know you can turn 12 colors to 120? Every artist has some fun mixing colors, and part of the fun of it is exploring the different hues we can create. However, this can also be quite frustrating when we can’t make the exact color we’re looking for. If only there was a way…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 11/04/2015
Let’s give a big hand for our winners! After much deliberation, we finally have our winners for our Matisse Derivan 2014 Fall Painting Contest and our SoHo Urban Artist 2014 Fall Painting Contest! With our many yearly contests, Artists have the opportunity to share their art with the world as well as gain fabulous prizes…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 15/01/2015
A Review of Matisse Structure Acrylics by Elizabeth Gyles Johnson, artist and art instructor Elizabeth Gyles Johnson of Wind and Honey Creations is a pencil artist who focuses her art on the delights of life. Elizabeth teaches the intricacies of drawing at all skill levels to a collection of students worldwide through online…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/07/2014
How These Extras Can Improve Your 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 painting, we all think…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 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 Watch Video Liquitex Professional Paint Markers Watch Video Liquitex is unique in that it is the only…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 21/06/2014
These Quick Tips Can Save Your Paint and Help You Get Better 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 paintings turn…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 01/02/2014
It’s a Gouache, it’s an Acrylic, it’s…Turner Acryl Gouache! Although acrylic colors are very versatile and have been employed in more uses than any other type of paint, they still are lacking something, they have been missing the opacity and matte properties of gouache. If you were looking to get those matte and opaque…..