Fat Over Lean

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 Lean   In order to make sure the…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 07/10/2014

5 Pro Tips for Beginning Acrylic Artists

  These Quick Tips Can Save Your Paint and Help You Get Better Painting with Acrylics is a great way to get introduced to painting and has many benefits. These paints are easy to use, spread evenly, and dry quickly. There are some tricks that can help preserve your paints and make your paintings turn…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 01/02/2014

Painting in Your Own Backyard by Deb Bartos

This sounds like something you would do if you were three and your mother was hanging clothes on the line.  It is really excellent art education advice.  Ordinary and mundane objects can be the best subjects ever.  An added advantage is not wasting time or money on the commute to painting expeditions. Consider the impressionists…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 16/06/2010

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  a big dog body. Both are my models at…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 08/06/2010

The Advantages of Painting a Series by Deb Bartos

A series of paintings is a really good way of organizing your mind and your art. It gives you a plan, it gives you a chance to explore the subject past just one painting. It gives you a good excuse to stop a painting at a reasonable place.   Many times, I’m having so much…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 01/06/2010