While major retail chains might be a convenient stop for your back-to-school art supplies, consider making Jerry’s Artarama your go-to destination instead. Boasting several outlets throughout the country, Jerry’s Artarama offers a variety of high-quality art supplies to keep you well-stocked throughout the academic year. Why Choose Jerry’s Artarama for Your Back-to-School Art Supplies? There … Continue reading Unlock Your Artistic Potential: Embrace Jerry’s for Your Back-to-School Art Supplies!
Winter is here, and for many people, that means cold weather and days stuck inside – the perfect time for crafting! Whether you love crafting yourself or you’re looking for ways to keep your kids busy that don’t involve screen time, here are 9 crafts for cold weather days. Need supplies for your crafts? Stop … Continue reading Crafts for Cold Weather Days
The holidays are here, and for many people, it’s the perfect time of year to make gifts for loved ones. When you need the best arts and crafts supplies for making gifts, you need Jerry’s Artarama. We have all the high-quality supplies you need to make any type of gift. More than just the markers … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Making Gifts
Thanksgiving is the ideal opportunity to think about all the things in life you’re truly thankful for. It could be as simple as having a roof over your head and things to eat or more abstract, such as your artistic talents. Whatever you’re thankful for, taking time for gratitude is extremely important for your mental … Continue reading What Are You Thankful for?
Thanksgiving is a time for showing gratitude and appreciation for our family, friends, and loved ones. In addition to the delicious food and time spent together, another fun way to celebrate the season of giving is to make simple table decorations that you can create with your little ones. Though there are plenty of different … Continue reading How To Make Paper Thanksgiving Turkeys
Have you been thinking about making your own Halloween decorations this year? Maybe you’ve been creating Halloween decorations for decades. Whether this is your first or 50th year making decorations, Jerry’s Artarama has the supplies and inspiration you need for your project. Reasons to Make Your Own Halloween Decorations Here are our favorite reasons you … Continue reading The Joy of Making Your Own Halloween Decorations
Especially after the past year, we all know just how hectic life can get. When it comes to taking care of your mental health, there are so many different ways to cope with symptoms of anxiety. At Jerry’s Artarama, we love how practicing art can ease anxiety and bring feelings of peace and serenity to … Continue reading Soothing Art Forms To Calm Anxiety
Whether you are a parent, a grandparent, an aunt or uncle, or even a babysitter, you probably know how quickly kids can burn through different activities. While many of us are still working and playing from home, finding new ways to keep children entertained while also teaching them new skills is crucial. Art is a … Continue reading Easy At-Home Art Projects To Do With Kids
When the pandemic first hit last year, Jerry’s Artarama’s various locations were forced to shut down our stores. Since reopening, we’ve halted our in-person demonstrations normally held for customers throughout the year and turned to other methods like YouTube and Instagram for sharing tips and tricks. As artists, we know that our craft can help … Continue reading Practice Your Art With Virtual Art Workshops & Conventions in 2021
What exactly makes a paper the right selection for use as a watercolor or fluid media surface? Paper is paper, is paper… right? Start With the Sizing Start with the sizing—and no, we don’t mean actual measurements. “Sizing” is a crucial treatment to papers, making them suitable for watercolor. While the sheet is being formed … Continue reading How to Choose the Right Watercolor Paper
Whether you’re just learning to draw or have been painting for years, there’s always something new to observe. This is especially true when you’re working with a subject for the first time. A photograph of a person, object, or landscape can be a valuable reference to consult as you work on getting the outline, proportions, … Continue reading How to Paint or Draw From a Photo
South Pacific – Fiji/Tonga Handmade Tapa Paper Just $31.69 per 24″X36″ sheet Bark cloth, or tapa, has been produced throughout the islands of the South Pacific–in both Polynesia and Melanesia. The people of Tonga, Fiji, and other islands have made bark cloth in distinctive styles for both functional and ceremonial purposes. The cloth has played … Continue reading Handmade Tapa Paper Available Exclusively at Jerry’s New York Central
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
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
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