Framing your art can be a daunting endeavor to new artists, but it’s worth it. The result is a profoundly impactful piece of work that stands out in a way it couldn’t without custom framing and matting. But what’s matting and how does it work? The mat board you choose should be dictated by the … Continue reading How Matting Works to Custom Frame Your Art
Art supply stores are vital to creatives of all types. An artist will often realize in the middle of a project that they are running dangerously low on paint or another essential supply they need for their project. Naturally, many people in this situation will turn to the internet to order, but who wants to … Continue reading Keep Austin Weird & Shop Local at Jerry’s Artarama
The big game has come and gone, but it feels like there’s always a major sporting event around the corner. Did your team finally win the championship? Maybe it’s because you were wearing your lucky jersey and you want to get it framed for posterity. Better yet, maybe you got your jersey signed or actually … Continue reading How Jersey Framing Can Elevate Your Game
Thank you all who participated in Augie’s Free Saturday Demo this past weekend on February 10, 2018! Everyone had a blast creating their own works of art here in store for only $5 ! We’re very excited for our next Make it and Take it taking place on February 21st 2018 ! Below are some … Continue reading Our first Make It and Take it with Augie Schilz !
Making a color wheel is a fun project for artists of all ages. A color wheel shows you exactly what your paints will look like when mixed in equal proportions. This is great for beginners as they learn to mix colors and understand how complementary and analogous colors work together in a design. For more … Continue reading How to Design Your Own Color Wheel
Thank you to those who watched our Livestream of Ken Garcia’s Oil Demo this past Saturday, February 3rd. You can view the livestream here! Along with a playlist of our past demos! Ken used Charvin and Michael Harding oil paint for last Saturday’s demo, and applied them onto Centurion canvas. Below are some photos of … Continue reading Oil Demo | Ken Garcia | 2/3/18
The value of art reaches beyond dollars and cents. Whether you’re a Sunday painter or a qualified fine artist with a living to make, you know that the feelings and meaning you put into your work are impossible to quantify. It’s also tough to put a figure on the labor you put into each piece. … Continue reading How to Price Your Art
You’ve finally found a dedicated space within your home or in a commercial property for your very own art studio. When it comes to setting up your space, there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure your space works for you and your art. Natural Light For the most accurate representation of … Continue reading How to Set Up Your Art Studio
Have you ever wandered the aisles of our store wishing you knew how to use some of the cool supplies we stock? Are you an experienced craftsperson who wants to master a new medium or technique? Do you have a child who wants to be the next Frida Kahlo? Our free art demos, art classes, … Continue reading Learn More About Our Classes & Demos
Being an artist means choosing the right medium and tools. You are inspired to create a painting. You have the right canvas and paints. Now, it’s time to choose the right tools. Which ones you choose depend on your medium. Whether you choose to work with acrylics, watercolors or oils, Jerry’s Artarama has the right … Continue reading How to Choose the Right Brush
Last Saturday was our first ever Bob Ross Party and it was an amazing event! We had a great turnout with more than 40 people all painting happy trees with our favorite 80s tv artist personality. Artist, Michelle Montes, was there to assist and teach everyone the ways of Bob Ross. Thank you to everyone … Continue reading Bob Ross Party Highlights
There are several benefits to learning how to stretch your own canvas. From saving on costs and time to having the option to select the exact quality and texture of the canvas you’re working with, stretching your own canvas provides you with some flexibility that pre-purchased canvases cannot. So, how do you stretch your own … Continue reading How to Stretch a Canvas
With fall in full swing, now’s the best time to start thinking about art projects you and your family can make during the chilly autumn weather. At Jerry’s Artarama, we know the value of getting together and making something as a family. Making art of any kind with the people you love this fall will … Continue reading Find the Best Art Projects for Fall
When it’s time to begin work on your next painting, it’s important to have the right tools for the job. But when that tool is paint, you have to make a choice. Do you want to use oil-based, acrylic, or watercolor paint? Because there are so many different kinds of painting that you can choose … Continue reading Learn How to Decide Between Oils, Acrylics, & Watercolors
Are you interested in saving an additional 10% off of every purchase you make at Jerry’s Artarama? When you join our VIP program, you save money on every purchase! We started our VIP program because we wanted to give frequent customers the opportunity to save even more on our large selection of art supplies and … Continue reading Save an Extra 10% with Our VIP Program!