2015 Charvin Winter Painting Contest Winners
Congrats to our Winners! Our most recent Charvin Painting Contest- the 2015 Charvin Winter Painting Contest was unarguably a resounding success! We have received so many amazing entries from our talented artist friends and customers that picking winners was incredibly difficult. But after a couple of rounds of voting, we’ve picked through the all of…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 16/04/2015
The Animal-Friendly Alternative to Red Sable Brushes
If you’re looking for an animal-safe, synthetic brush that offers the same results as red sable fur, Black Swan Red Sable Synthetic Brushes are soft and resilient brushes that can be used with all wet media! Created with finer synthetic filaments and stiffer filaments that are placed along the bottom of the brush to give…..
Jerrys Blog Squad -- 26/02/2015
Dura-Handle Resin Handles are Changing the Way We See Paint Brushes
Creative Inspirations Brushes are the next Evolution in Paint Brushes Wooden brushes have been the standard for paintbrushes for hundreds of years now. A fixture of any professional painter’s studio-the container filled with the messy paint splattered brushes looking like this: Brushes are often the first thing to go in any artist’s studio. If…..
Jerry's -- 03/06/2014
What is Gouache Paint?
It’s a Gouache, it’s an Acrylic, it’s…Acryl Gouache!The Super Hybrid Versatile Paint! Although acrylic colors are very versatile and have been employed in more uses than any other type of paint, they still are lacking something, they have been missing the opacity and matte properties of acrylic gouache. (To know the differences between each acrylic…..
Jerry's -- 21/09/2013
Three Steps to being a Better Painter in Three Months by Mike Rooney
Here’s a three step list of things that are guaranteed to make you a better painter. Paint. Paint. Paint. There’s no substitute for painting. Reading about it won’t do it, watching DVDs incessantly won’t do it, and taking workshops one behind the other won’t do it either. If you would challenge yourself to paint…..