Commissioned to paint a portrait of Richie Sambora by Roseann Madia

Breaking out of My Comfort Zone To Create A Commissioned Portrait Using Lukas Berlin Water-Soluable Oils and Yes All Media Cotton Canvas!   I was recently commissioned to paint a portrait of Richie Sambora, guitar legend from the rock band, Bon Jovi. My client chose a 24x30in size, MUCH bigger than I generally work with, so I…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/08/2018

Safer, Natural Alternative to Turpentine – Chelsea Classical Studio Lavender Spike Oil Essence

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

Creative Adventures Episode 6: TURNER WATERCOLORS-Review

Welcome to Episode 6: TURNER WATERCOLORS-Review by Lisa Kowieski n this in-studio teaching episode, I will be going over the Turner Artists’ Water Colour set of 18. These watercolors are made in Japan and are top of the line quality made out of pigments and high end gum arabic (no fillers used!). I will be…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 01/08/2018

Artist Spotlight – Gamini Ratnavira & Turner Acryl Gouache

Gamini Ratnavira was born and raised in tropical Sri Lanka. As a self-taught artist he uses his photographic memory and life experiences to produce vibrant, colorful images of the rain forest flora and fauna, which are complimented with intriguing stories about his work with wildlife and research information about each painting. His paintings reveal his love…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/03/2018

Professional Artist Roseann Madia & LUKAS Berlin Water Mixable Oil Paints

My name is Roseann Madia. I was born (in Chicago), with a crazy talent. pretty much, whatever I see, i can paint.. & then some. I never took a lesson. And, although I’ve been begged to teach on several occasions, and have only done so briefly, my methods are too unconventional and hard to teach,…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 22/02/2018

Professional Artist Michelle Courier & Charvin Acrylics

As a professional artist I highly recommend that everyone tries Charvin Acrylics! “I started using Charvin acrylic paints five years ago when i decided to try them through Jerry’s Artarma. I was so taken with the beautiful hues of each tube that I purchased the entire line and promptly fell in love with the paints……

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 21/02/2018

Artist Spotlight – Alia El-Bermani & Turner Acryl Gouache

About Alia El-Bermani Alia El-Bermani received her BFA in 2000 from Laguna College of Art and Design in CA. This talented figurative painter has had several solo exhibitions, most recently in 2016 at TAMU’s Reynolds Gallery. Her work has also been featured in numerous group exhibitions and showcased in museums across the country. In 2015 her…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 20/02/2018

Lifelike Brilliant Oil Color Paint For Expressing the World Around You – Charvin Fine Oils

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/02/2018

Artist Spotlight- Artist David Kofton

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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 11/07/2017