Which is Right for You? Welcome to the world of oil painting! In this article, we’ll explore the fascinating differences between water-mixable oil paint and traditional oil paint, helping you make an informed choice for your artistic journey. Understanding Water Mixable Oil Paint: Let’s begin by discovering the magic of water-mixable oil paint. These innovative…..
Jerry's -- 18/07/2023
Exploring the Differences: Synthetic vs. Natural Brushes for Oil Painting As a painter, you know how important brushes are in achieving the desired effects in your artwork. However, with so many options available in the market, it can be difficult to decide between synthetic and natural hair brushes. In this blog article, we’ll discuss the…..
Jerry's -- 02/06/2023
You all know the rule – Fat over Lean – but how do you start an oil painting abiding by this rule? A lean underpainting is an essential technique in oil painting that involves applying a thin, transparent layer of paint to establish the basic structure and values of your artwork. This initial layer serves…..
Michael Marchetta -- 06/01/2023
A Guide To The Best Oil Paints Before we get started discussing and outlining the best oil paints and the best oil paint brands, it is important to understand that every artist has their own unique wants and needs when painting in oils. Oil Paints are a pleasure to paint with and have many benefits…..
Jerry's -- 07/01/2022
Varnishing Oil Paintings Let’s talk Varnishing! Jerry’s LIVE crew are going to go over everything you need to know when it comes to varnishing your artwork, specifically oil paintings. What are the best practices.. apply the first varnish, dust free area, which brush is best to use. Varnishing Oil Paintings ; Dust and grime can…..
Jerry's -- 18/10/2021
Self-taught artist, Tessa Nicole, has only been painting for 5 years. While it ﬁrst began as a “new hobby”, she has tirelessly worked her way up to creating full-time and selling her work all around the world. Her vibrant color schemes and dramatic texture add a new life to every space and keep collectors smiling…..
Jerry's -- 12/08/2020
Water Mixable Oils: An Introduction to Solvent-Free Oil Painting – Jerry’s LIVE Episode #92 Featuring: LUKAS Berlin Water Mixable Oils! So you’ve always wanted to try oil painting, but you have asthma, a compromised immune system, or other health issues that have kept you from it? The water mixable oils revolution can change all that!…..
Jerry's -- 20/02/2019
Drying Oils & Oil Painting 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…..
Jerry's -- 24/10/2018
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. What is an Impasto Medium? Impasto Mediums is ideal for thickening oil paints……
Jerry's -- 12/09/2018
A Safer, Natural Alternative to Turpentine 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 to turpentine! Made in the USA from Old…..
Jerry's -- 13/08/2018
Learn more about traditional oil painting and what different oil paint on the market can offer the oil painter from the beginner to the seasoned professional. Jerry’s LIVE Episode 55, VIDEO Details Oil painting came to favor with artists during the 14th century, where it quickly replaced egg tempera as the primary painting medium. Originally…..
Jerry's -- 02/05/2018
Better Oils, Better Results! Charvin Fine Artists’ Oil Paints are an Elite Artists’ Oil From The French Riviera. One Of The Most Honored And Time Tested Recipes For Oil Color Production, Charvin Fine Artists’ Oils use some of the oldest recipes still in use! Based on over 175 years of experience, Charvin has created a…..
Jerry's -- 08/02/2018
For years, I have been addressed as a most prolific artist. I am not sure if I fit that mold, but I do push out a lot of paint, words, pastels, graphite and sculpture. Yes, it has not been unusual for me to push out 150-200 pieces a year. Many have said, “Slow down.” Many…..
Jerry's -- 11/07/2017
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,…..
Jerry's -- 16/11/2016
Touching the Lives of Artists Through Every Step of Their Journey Having been part of the art supply business for over 225 years, Daler-Rowney has been with artists every step of the way making quality colors and materials since 1783. Started by brothers Richard and Thomas Rowney in London, Daler-Rowney has always been known for…..