What is the difference between acrylic or oil primed canvas?

Stretching your Budget with Knowledge on Stretched CanvasJerry’s LIVE Episode 30 What is universally primed or using oil primed surfaces if I paint in oil? Jerry’s Live – Episode #30 Stretched Canvas Episode: “Stretching your $$$ with Knowledge! – See Video Below SummaryMost artists paint on stretched canvas, yet few would be able to tell you…..

Read More

Share This Please

Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/01/2018

How to choose the right canvas

A fresh Artist Canvas is like a new landscape to build upon, an open road of new possibilities and a staple in any artist’s creative arsenal. Some painting novices may assume that all canvas is the same and made from… well, canvas… but there are different types to choose from. Unfortunately, many of these artists…..

Read More

Share This Please

Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/09/2013

2013 Ampersand Art Contest Winners!

Give a Round of Applause for our 2013 Contest Winners! We had so many great entries in our 2013 Ampersand Art Contest this year, it was a huge success! It’s nice to know that Jerry’s Artarama has so many talented artist friends. You all decided the winners on Facebook and here are the winners with…..

Read More

Share This Please

Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/09/2013

Why Choose Black Primed Canvas?

The New Alternative to the Stretched Canvas The Tabula Rasa means “blank slate”. And in the art world, that often translates to blank canvas. But what about a black canvas? The new Practica Black stretched canvas is a different kind of canvas for a new style of thinking and painting. The Practica Black stretched canvas…..

Read More

Share This Please

Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/09/2013

Do Canvases Breed in Dark Closets?

Do Canvases Breed in Dark Closets? You Decide! Dryden Art and Canvas Keepers – Get Organized! The ultimate organizer for studios, classrooms, galleries, museums and more! Disorganized artists, rejoice! The Dryden Art and Canvas Keepers are your perfect solution — so it’s time to get those half-finished paintings and raw canvas off the ground and…..

Read More

Share This Please

Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/04/2013

Artist Review of Fredrix Nature Core Paint Boards

Fredrix Archival Nature Core Paint Boards – An Artist’s Testimonial New Nature Core Paint Boards from world-renowned canvas makers Fredrix are an innovative and environmentally friendly new addition to the art supply world! Read below to learn more about this unique new painting surface from an artist like you! Artist Annie VanEngelen, Who am I?…..

Read More

Share This Please

Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/09/2012

Ampersand Artist Panels – A Surface for Every Artist

Ampersand Panels: Painting on Rigid Supports Ampersand panels have been around since 1994, gaining popularity with artists over the years as a trusted archival surface for their art. Since Ampersand began, the company’s mission has been to create the best painting surfaces on the market and to share its panel expertise with the artist community……

Read More

Share This Please

Jerrys Blog Squad -- 03/05/2012

Prove it-Can the Yes All Media Canvas take on anything?

Prove It! In this segment of Prove It! Mikey G will test the claim that Yes Canvas by Creative Mark can take any media you throw at it. Is the Yes Canvas an all media canvas? Can the Yes all media Canvas take on oils, acrylics, watercolors? Watch the video to find out! Please enjoy…..

Read More

Share This Please

Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/11/2011

How To Mount Canvas Onto Ampersand Boards

Art Project: Learn how to mount canvas, paper, and other flexible supports onto Ampersand boards! Do you love the texture of canvas or paper, but prefer the stability of painting on board?  You can get the best of both worlds by following along with Ampersand’s Andrea Pramuk as she outlines an easy and archival method…..

Read More

Share This Please

Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/06/2011

Playing with Canvas by Heather Goldstein

Do you ever feel stuck? That may be a ridiculous question because I can’t think of any artist whose creative juices are always flowing. One of the best things an artist can do, in my opinion, is to PLAY and try something new! Sometimes I find that I get so involved in developing my concepts…..

Read More

Share This Please

Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010