Tag: oil painting
Creating a Lean Underpainting for Your Oil Painting
You all know the rule – Fat over Lean – but how do you start an oil painting abiding by this rule? WE show you how to create lean mediums and start your painting using Tusc & Pine StudioSolv. StudioSolv™ is a purified, odor-free oil-thinning medium. It’s designed to thin oils and mediums while maintaining…..
Michael Marchetta -- 06/01/2023
The Best Oil Paints & Brands
A Guide To The Best Oil Paints Before we get started discussing and outlining the best oil paints and the best oil paint brands, it is important to understand that every artist has their own unique wants and needs when painting in oils. Oil Paints are a pleasure to paint with and have many benefits…..
Jerry's -- 07/01/2022
Portrait Painting of Richie Sambora
Breaking out of My Comfort Zone To Create A Commissioned Portrait Using Lukas Berlin Water-Soluable Oils and Yes All Media Cotton Canvas by Artist Roseann Madia 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…..
Jerry's -- 14/08/2018
Natural Turpentine Alternatives & Healthier Options
A Safer, Natural Alternative to Turpentine 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 to turpentine! Made in the USA from Old…..
Jerry's -- 13/08/2018
Oil Paints Explained for Traditional Oil Painting
Learn more about traditional oil painting and what different oil paint on the market can offer the oil painter from the beginner to the seasoned professional. Jerry’s LIVE Episode 55, VIDEO Details Oil painting came to favor with artists during the 14th century, where it quickly replaced egg tempera as the primary painting medium. Originally…..
Jerry's -- 02/05/2018
Fat Over Lean For Oil Painting
What is Fat Over Lean For Oil Painting? Want Less Cracking in Your Oil Painting? Many oil painters will advocate “Fat over Lean” painting but not everyone knows exactly what that means. Today, we are going to explore that topic and share some of the best new mediums to improve your oil painting. Fat Over…..
Jerry's -- 07/10/2014
What is Underpainting in Oil Painting?
Underpainting with Oils: Why You Need to Do It Sometimes when starting a new oil painting, nothing can be more intimidating than a big white blank canvas staring you down. Each paint squeezed out on your palette looking more vibrant, vivid and intimidating. If you’re the type of person who see’s that blank canvas and…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 24/06/2014
Oil Painting Tips for Beginners
5 Pro Tips for the Beginning Oil Painter Oil Painting can be quite tricky, especially for beginners. But with the right knowledge and the perfect paint and mediums, oil painting can be an amazing experience and you might find it better than using acrylics. With the right paints and these oil painting tips, you’ll be…..
Jerry's -- 22/02/2014
Great Gifts List for the Oil Painter
Jerry’s has all the answers! Holiday Wish List For The Oil Painter Having trouble searching for the perfect item for the Oil Painter in your life this winter? Look no further than Jerry’s Artarama where we have gifts for all oil painters from beginners to advanced professionals! If you’re stumped on what to get your…..
Jerry's -- 19/12/2013
A Jerry’s Online Street Team Art Project with Sandy Nelson
Sandy Nelson has been a professional artist for many years. She studied Fine Art and painting at the University of KY and the Scottsdale Art School. Her portraits and landscapes have been accepted to national juried competitions from Maine to California, many winning national awards. Her work is included in over 60 corporate and museum…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 31/05/2012
Coastal Color: The Paintings of Sandy Nelson
Artist Spotlight – Sandy NelsonCoastal Color: The Paintings of Sandy Nelson Her work is included in over 60 corporate and museum collections including those of Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart and George Steinbrenner, owner of the NY Yankees. She was named one of the top 200 artists in 1993 by the Artists’ Magazine and has…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 28/05/2012
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…..
Jerry's -- 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, donâ€™t forget to read the directions.Â 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.Â …..
Jerry's -- 22/06/2010
Art Stars Contest WINNER! Cliff Welty
Hat’s off to Jerry’s Artarama for sponsoring the Art Stars: My Art Journey Video Contest. It truly gave a greatÂ opportunityÂ to many artists to share their painting tips with the world. I’m glad they named it the “Art Stars Contest”, because all who participated were winners. I would like to thank Jerry’s for the privilege…..
Jerry's -- 08/06/2010
Painting and Selling Dog Portraits
Painting and Selling Portraits-the Family Dog by M Theresa Brown Two of my five dogs think they have achieved stardom because they are featured in a 2 hour DVD!. There’s Louie, a shaggy little cockapoo rescued from an uncertain fate, and DaVinci, an impressive looking Rottweiler who, in truth, is a little dog trapped in…..