Jerry’s LIVE Episode #75: Exploring Geometric Abstraction With Acrylics – Special Guest Artist Joe DiGiulio Details: What goes in to painting an abstract work? We have all heard someone say at a museum, while pointing at an abstract work “What the HECK??? My kid could do THAT.” Yet, as artists, we simply know that isn’t…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/09/2018
Understanding Acrylic Mediums – How These Extras Can Improve Your Acrylic Painting! “When I was but young painter, I started with my paints, my cup of water, and my brush and I was ready to take on the world. How dumb I was”– Rob of Jerry’s Blog Squad It’s possible that when we decide to…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 26/06/2014
The Complete Guide to Brush Selection and Care A HERITAGE OF SKILL Every artist knows that painting takes years of dedication, patience, and skill. Just like making the world’s finest brushes. For thousands of years, the basic elements of the brush have remained the same. But making a brush today worthy of that heritage requires…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 31/01/2011
I am Dara Goldstein, Assistant Brand Manager of Jerry’s Artarama, and I will be updating you with the latest and greatest with regards to our exciting contests at Jerry’s Artarama. We are currently holding two contests ending in September. Our Summer Pastel Challenge ends September 15th. Whether you prefer using soft, semi-hard, or oil pastels,…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 31/08/2010
A while back I was in Jerry’s just looking to see if there was anything new that I couldn’t live without and there was this guy looking at acrylic mediums and he looked kind of lost. So I sort of made friendly sounds and we started talking. Later I found out that he had been…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010
I thought I’d share some insights as to my thought processes and techniques with this painting. This was created just recently and I took step-by-step photos along the way to highlight certain points. Although this is considered an Oil painting, I did start with some Acrylic gessos for the underpainting; a blue-gray for the snow…..