Artists always want muses without realizing they are a big responsibility, demanding regular walks, a ticket to every sunset, and smoothies made of old pastels and Greek yogurt. Cultivate your creativity an easier way with today's Groupon to Jerry's Artarama in Virginia Beach. Choose between the following artful options:
- For $19, you get $40 worth of art supplies.
- For $48, you get $100 worth of custom framing.
Jerry’s stocks its brightly colored creative haven with premium and hard-to-find materials for artists in virtually every medium. Enjoy all of turpentine’s paint-thinning properties without weathering nostril-assaulting fumes with odorless Weber Turpenoid (on sale for $24.99/gallon until October 31; normally $25.99), or give drab standardized tests a much-needed splash of color with a set of 48 Prismacolor colored pencils (on sale for $39.99 until October 31; normally $45.54). Ten 21-mL tubes of Winton oil paints turn blank canvasses into color-dappled eye magnets ($24.19), while 14”x17” Canson Biggie sketch pads ($10.20) and Strathmore 400 series 9”x12” drawing pads (on sale for $2.86; normally $3.58) serve as convenient alternatives to doodling on the faces of fellow commuters.
Jerry's friendly framers enshrine customers' magnum-opus oil paintings, prize-winning watercolors, or blue-ribbon macaroni mosaics in their own custom casings on request. Choose from a vast supply of wall-mounted materials such as rustic custom wood frames and custom aluminum frames.
The knowledgeable team at Jerry’s Artarama stockpile a vast selection of art supplies for amateur and professional projects. Staff members roam the store answering art questions and help track down hard-to-find supplies for any medium including wrapped canvases and invisible ink. The onsite custom-framing shop outfits works in traditional wood and aluminum frames with a variety of matting options to enhance and preserve enveloped images. The emporium also hosts workshops throughout the month to develop oil- and watercolor-painting techniques, as well as demos to meet and learn from instructors in a more informal setting.