5 Pro Tricks for the Beginning Oil Painter

With the right paints and these tips, you’ll be a pro in no time! Oil Painting can be quite tricky, especially for beginners. But with the right knowledge and the perfect paint, oil painting can be a breeze.  Painted with SoHo Urban Artist Oil Colors 1. Find the right kind of paint for you. It…..

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Jerrys Blog Squad -- 22/02/2014

Creating A Classic Still Life by Wilson Bickford

  Still life is one of my favorite subject matters. For me, it’s the challenge of capturing the realism of the objects involved. Quite often, I will utilize the Old Masters’ “indirect” approach of laying down a “grisaille” underpainting, then layering glazes and applying final highlights. There’s no question that this is a very effective…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010

Sunset Paintings by Wilson Bickford

love to paint sunsets! I could paint nothing BUT sunsets and never be bored with it. It’s the strong value contrasts of the light and silhouetted darks that really grab me! “FIRE IN THE SKY” is on a 12″ x 16″ panel and was painted wet-in-wet using Jerry’s own SOHO Oils. I like the interplay…..

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Jerry’s Blog Team -- 12/05/2010