Acrylics 101 for Beginners with Basic Supplies

Jerry’s Live Episode #89 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 a trial run, ensuring it’s really for you. This episode features art supplies for the medium…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 31/01/2019

Oil Painting Mediums Questions, Drying Oils & Mediums

Jerry’s LIVE Episode #80: with Guest Jimmy Leslie  From the beginning oil painter to the well-heeled professional, EVERYONE can learn a little something from esteemed guest, Jimmy Leslie! Armed with the knowledge of proper oil painting etiquette and Winsor & Newton Oils and Mediums, Jimmy gives the best explanations of fat over lean, drying oils…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/10/2018

Impasto Medium – How To Thicken Your Oil Paints

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.  What is LUKAS Painting Butter? Lukas Painting Butter is very heavy bodied and therefore gives…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/09/2018

Natural Turpentine Alternatives & Substitutes

A Safer, Natural Alternative to Turpentine – Chelsea Classical Studio Lavender Spike Oil Essence The Chelsea Classical Medium, Lavender Spike Oil Essence has a distinctive, sweet lavender scent, and is a safer, natural alternative to Turpentine and does not cause chronic health problems that are often associated with turpentine or odorless petroleum mineral spirits.  Non-toxic alternatives…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 13/08/2018

A Revolutionary Bright Idea for Oil Colorists

Most experts will agree that linseed oil is the most flexible of all the oils used in the production of oil color.  The reason pale oils are used is because linseed oil was not all that pale and tended to give a slight yellowish cast when the painting was finished. Additionally, it would darken over time,…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/11/2016