Jerry's Artarama Artist Resources & Blog

Color Theory 101 – Basic Mixing, Tips & Tricks For Artists – Jerry’s Live Episode #88

Jerry’s LIVE Episode #88 – Color Theory 101 – Basic Mixing, Tips & Tricks Color Theory– what exactly is it? Is it color mixing? Quite simply, it IS that, but also so, so much more… Did you know even a fair amount of professional artists have never had a formal color theory (or maybe even…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/01/2019

Substrate Preparation: How to Prepare Canvas, Paper, Panel Jerry’s Live Episode #87

Jerry’s LIVE Episode #87 – How To Prepare Canvas, Paper, Panel, Etc. For Your Medium Of Choice! Some artists buy low quality canvases or panels and never add additional primer when it screams for it. Then, there are those who buy exceptional quality, pre-primed substrates– only to add additional, low quality primer right over an…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 17/01/2019

Artist Spotlight – Christina Welch & Soho Artist Acrylics

  About Christina Welch Christina Welch is a self-taught mixed media artist originally from Western New York. Currently, she resides in the quaint town of Franklinton, North Carolina. Starting at the age of 4, she was taught crocheting by her grandmother.  Since then, she developed a love for the Arts including bead painting, jewelry design, baking,…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 30/11/2018

Artist Holiday Gift Guide Extravaganza – The best gifts for artists Jerry’s Live Episode #84

Jerry’s LIVE Episode #84 – Artist Holiday Gift Guide Extravaganza – The best gifts for artists Looking for that perfect gift for your art students, an artistic grandchild, crafty niece or nephew, or your best friend who enjoys dabbling with color? Do you suffer from that significant other who always wants to bestow you with…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 29/11/2018

How-To Lessons: Basic Airbrush Skills & How it can be integrated into your artwork – Jerry’s Live Episode #81

Jerry’s LIVE Episode #81: How-To Lessons: Basic Airbrush Skills with Bryan Pope The mystery surrounding the medium of airbrushing and how it can be integrated into your artwork– both as a time saver and as an additional tool in your artistic arsenal- is enough to throw some artists off from ever giving it a try……

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 31/10/2018

Oil Painting Mediums Questions – Drying Oils & Mediums- with Guest Jimmy Leslie – Jerry’s Live Episode Episode #80

  Jerry’s LIVE Episode #80: Drying Oils & Mediums- 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…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 24/10/2018

How To Framing Pastel and Charcoal Artwork – Jerry’s LIVE Episode #79

   Jerry’s LIVE Episode #79: Framing Pastel and Charcoal Artwork – with Sam Buie If ever there were super tricky mediums that required some know-how to frame, pastels and charcoal would be it! These dry mediums dust, flake, and powder everywhere and can be just a mess to create, let alone with how to frame…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/10/2018

Beginning Pastels – Learn Basic Pastel Skills Jerry’s LIVE Episode #78

   Outside of actual pastel artists, the word “pastel” to most of us brings to mind sidewalk chalk from elementary school or gummy oil pastels from middle school art class. But there are soft pastels that are a grown up, real fine art medium– favored by famed artists as Edgar Degas, James Abbott McNeill Whistler…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 09/10/2018

Watercolor How-To, Lesson #1: Basic Watercolor Skills -Jerry’s LIVE Episode #77

  Jerry’s LIVE Episode 77: Always wanted to give watercolor a try, but wanted to learn more about it and maybe see a few techniques before wading in? Have the basic supplies but just never really gave it a go? Join us for this episode, to learn a little “how to”, while we cover some…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/10/2018

Urban Sketching Jerry’s LIVE Episode #76

  Jerry’s LIVE Episode 76: Urban Sketching (Boylan Bridge Brewpub, Raleigh, NC – Urban Sketching has grown in leaps and bounds in popularity. Why? It’s a great way to get outside in the fresh air, practice, and even hang with friends while creating art. Join us to get the 411 on Urban Sketching and learn…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 25/09/2018