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,…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 30/11/2018
Creative Adventures is a video series for aspiring artists, freelance artists who are looking to further develop their skills, and for those that love travel and adventure. Welcome to Creative Adventures with Made by Lisa Marie! This year, Jerry’s Artarama is launching a new special video collaboration with Lisa Kowieski (of Made by Lisa Marie) a nature based artist,…..
Lisa Kowieski -- 03/01/2018
How Using Negative Space Can Be Useful What do you see? Negative Space is the space that surrounds an object in an image. While we typically focus on how drawing a painting or object can improve an image, today we will focus on how not using this space can make us better artists. …..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 01/01/2016
New Research Shows that Making Art Helps Improve Brain Functions Painting by Belle Yang It is often said “age before beauty”, but a recent study says that creating beauty and art may just help you in aging. According to a recent study conducted in Germany suggests that those that make art on a regular basis…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 15/07/2014
Saluting the Army Art Program In keeping with our Patriotic Week theme, today we thought we’d bring up a little known fact about the American Military. Most people don’t think of the army as being a source to empower artists when some incredible American Art has come out of it! Casualties, Ogden Pleissner, 1944…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/07/2014
A display of work testing the Reflexions Pocket Journal by Elizabeth Gyles Johnson, artist and art instructor Elizabeth Gyles Johnson of Wind and Honey Creations is a pencil artist who focuses her art on the delights of life. Elizabeth teaches the intricacies of drawing at all skill levels to a collection of students…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 06/05/2014
Tuesday April 15th marks this master painter’s 562nd birthday! Although this Tuesday marks tax day, it also marks the birthday of the original Renaissance Man! Leonardo da Vinci was born April 15, 1452 and was renowned for being a true archetype of the Renaissance with areas of expertise in fields such as art, painting,…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 14/04/2014
Folks, Lisa Ober has done it again! If you remember, Lisa Ober reviewed Mungyo Gallery Soft Pastels in Artist Lisa Ober Reviews Mungyo Gallery Soft Pastels. As an incredible pastel artist, she continues to stun us all with her beautiful work. Using Gallery Handmade Professional Pastels and UART Sanded Professional Pastel Paper. Gallery Handmade Professional…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 18/01/2014
New Year, New Reviews! Happy New Year! Recently, we gave Pastel Artist Lisa Ober a 200 Piece Set of Mungyo Gallery Soft Pastels to try out and she gave the world an amazing piece of art in return! The deluxe set of 200 we gave her features every color of Gallery Handmade Soft Pastels in…..
Jerry’s Blog Team -- 03/01/2014
In your search for Watercolor Paint gifts, Jerry’s has everything you need If you are having trouble finding a gift for a watercolor painter this winter, Jerry’s Artarama has gifts for artists of any skill level. Jerry’s has paints, brushes,art instructional DVDs, watercolor paper and even watercolor pencils, all for Artists. But if you still…..