Gloves In A Bottle on NBC Today Show!

Do you have Gloves in a Bottle?  Artists have been using it to protect their hands from paints and toxic mediums.  A guest on NBC’s Today Show came by to talk about protecting your skin in the harsh winter weather.  What was one of the products she suggested?  Gloves in a Bottle!  The formula is…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/11/2010

Strathmore Artist Papers

Strathmore Artist Papers announces their new Visual Art Journal Online Workshop Series! Learn visual journaling techniques from experienced artists through free online videos and downloadable instructions. Get inspired by other students in Strathmore’s Visual Journal virtual classroom, keep motivated with ideas and tips from the instructor, and discover the creative and emotional benefits of journaling!…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/11/2010

Using Impasto Medium to Create Three Dimensional Effects

In depicting elements in nature relief effects give a 3-dimensional effect that really makes the paint pop right off the canvas.  In this painting technique I am using Matisse Structure paint (Carbon Grey) along with Matisse Impasto Medium to create tree bark. Step 1: I mix a ratio of about 30% paint with 70% Impasto…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/08/2010

Learn About Matisse Liquid Pencil

There is some hype about a new product….the Sharpie Liquid Pencil.  This is a fun item that writes like pencil and remains eraseable for 24 hours before it becomes permanent. But wait!  This sounds familiar!  Matisse Derivan has been making a product called the liquid graphite pencil.  Although the Sharpie is great as an everyday…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 20/08/2010

Don’t Forget to Protect Your Artwork

You’ve just finished a piece of art and it’s fantastic and you can’t wait to display it or sell it. You haven’t applied a protective coating because you love what you have done and are not sure what a coating will do to your art. So you think you are better off doing nothing. Here’s…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 22/06/2010

How to use Krylon® Gallery Series™ Quick Dry for Oil Paintings

Spray varnishes, fixatives and other art coatings are very easy to apply to your artwork, but before you point and spray, don’t forget to read the directions.  Fine art spray coatings can vary a great deal in how they are applied because they can vary dramatically in how they are made and what they do. …..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 22/06/2010

Prismacolor Brings “Art Uninhibited” to Life in New Website

  CHICAGO, March 22, 2010 — With the digital space as its canvas, Prismacolor®, a leader in professional quality art markers, pencils, and supplies, launched a bold and engaging new http://www.prismacolor.com website today, giving artists of all forms and styles a new medium through which to express themselves and communicate with their peers. The site,…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010

Staff Review of the Monterey Easel

Last Weekend we had a Super Sale on Easles and Furniture offering up to 84% OFF List Prices which included alot of our exiting easels like The Paris French Easel, Monet Fench Easel and much more. In addition to the large line of easels and furniture we already carry, we added some new arrivals and…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010

NEW Stretched Canvas Just Arrived!

By popular demand we added 2 NEW Stretched Canvases to our already large supply of Artist Canvases and Boards. We just added the Centurion Deluxe Oil Primed Linen and the Practica Economy Stretched Canvas and they are both on sale right now. New Item: Centurion Deluxe Oil Primed Linen As an oil colorist it is…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 12/05/2010