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. Lukas Painting Butter is very heavy bodied and therefore gives extremely thick oil colors, accelerates drying,…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/09/2018
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…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 13/08/2018
Learn more about traditional oil painting and what the different brands on the market can offer the oil painter– from budding beginner to seasoned professional. Details Oil painting came to favor with artists during the 14th century, where it quickly replaced egg tempera as the primary painting medium. Originally oil painters were limited to the…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 02/05/2018
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 high quality elite oil…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/02/2018
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 Blog Team -- 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…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 28/04/2015
Here is Your Spring Inspiration! Spring is here and it’s gorgeous outside so its time to get out and start plein air painting. These famous artists wasted no time getting outside and neither should you. So for some inspiration, here are a few famous professional artists who were superior at plein air painting. …..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 21/03/2015
Want Less Cracking in Your Oil Painting? Many oil painters will advocate “Fat over Lean” painting but not everyone knows exactly what that means. Today, we are going to explore that topic and share some of the best new mediums to improve your oil painting. Fat Over Lean In order to make sure the…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/10/2014
A ‘Painter’s Paint’ From the very beginning Williamsburg has been known as a ‘painter’s paint.’ The founder of the company, Carl Plansky, was first and foremost a painter by both temperament and training. Everything he made was infused with a painter’s sense of touch and passion for color. This passion for paint continues today as…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 04/09/2014
Develop Contrast and Values Before Color Sometimes when starting a new oil painting, nothing can be more intimidating than a big white blank canvas staring you down. Each paint squeezed out on your palette looking more vibrant, vivid and intimidating. If you’re the type of person who see’s that blank canvas and it terrifies you…..