By Kristine Bohrer

5   Woodbury, MN, United States ||  Aug 04 2016

I've only been painting acrylics along with Jerry's teachings, but I got a bug to try "Oil" over my last acrylic painting. Of course I thought I was smart and could buy general paint, thinner, linseed from Michaels, but the smell is too much for me, and I didn't enjoy that attempt at ALL. Do the products for doing oil that Jerry sells omit the odor issue? Thanks. Still love painting.

By Daundra

5   Souhwest Michigan, United States ||  Aug 03 2016

Der Sir I have been watching for some time now.  Two years ago we were visiting our daughter in Collinsville, OK and tried to find your studio, got caught in a storm and had to go back to Collinsville.  I Pray for you and your family, love your teaching and of course your art.  I have to many OLD habits to get over, PPP and am a brush protector, I have brushes from the late 1950's that look like new...hahaha. I did so want to be a colorist in my youth, but had a family, so coloring was with my children, now grand children and g-grandchildren. Keep up the great work, you have a God given talent as an artist and teacher.  Thanks for the many hours of watching what comes out of your mind through your hand extended through a brush.  You need to see our Lake Michigan. In His service. Daundra Baker

By John williams

5   Kendrick oklahoma, United States ||  Aug 01 2016

Jerry, I have followed your painting lessons since 1988.  I cannot express in appropriate words the joy and wonder the time and pleasure I have seen in the time I have received in my paintings.  I thank you for your God given talent and your great lessons.

By Sergio Estrada

5   Hawthorne, United States ||  Jul 24 2016

I love your show, ive learned sooo many techniques. i would love if you could do city landscapes, like building and streets.

By Paul Fisher

5   East Syracuse. NY, United States ||  Jul 18 2016

Been a student for about  a year. I'm trying to paint a water fountain and having trouble making the water look like water while it shoots in the air, Any ideas.

By Nolie Hesse

5   Palm Desert CA, United States ||  Jul 07 2016

I sincerely urge you to sign up for the class with Rich Fischer, Oct.6&7. He is a great artist and teacher. He follows Jerry's teaching and painting methods. Also AZ is beautiful!!!

By George F Reimuth

5   San Bernadino,ca. 92410, United States ||  Jul 05 2016

I just reviewed your two magazines , great topics and very informative , great job , god bless.

By George F Reimuth

5   San Bernadino,ca. 92410, United States ||  Jul 04 2016

I just visited your Facebook page , Can I please get a copy of your new Magazine . all around great job. God Bless and keep teaching , and painting.

By J. D. Marksberry

5   Owensboro, Kentucky, United States ||  Jul 01 2016

I have been following you for several years, and painting along with you. I have produced several tolerable paintings doing so. Recently, my wife enrolled me in the Yarnell School Online as a birthday present. I can't adequately express how helpful your snippets have been. I enjoy them very much, and watch a few as often as possible. I find them not only helpful, but also encouraging. My desire to paint has never been stronger. I may never reach your level of talent, but I am enjoying the journey. Thank you for a quality school !

By Starla Neely

5   Indiana, United States ||  Jun 24 2016

I recently started watching your shows on KET.  I have learned more from you than I have watching other artist's shows.  You are so detailed in explaining every part of the process.  Thanks for great entertainment and learning.

By Dorothy Christopher

5   Edmonton, Ab., United States ||  Jun 20 2016

Good evening Jerry.  I watch your teaching sessions on PBS whenever I can and appreciate the way you explain what you are doing and why, also the variety  of subjects.  Would you be able to do a program about  trees, flowers,  etc blowing in the wind, to show movement, please.   thank you very much.Sincerely,Dorothy Christopher.

By sheila grer

5   elizabethton, tn, United States ||  Jun 17 2016

I have been painting over 20 years mostly oil...after watching Jerry I now take more patience with my paintings, have moved on to acrylics{before didn't think I could get a good blend of the paints}, and am rewarded with more professional looking paintings..thank you Jerry for teaching me patience☺♥

By Melinda

5   Lexington, Oklahoma, United States ||  Jun 15 2016

Jerry, love your shows! I record them to refer back to & I noticed in the Rooster series (which has been on here for the last 4 weeks) apparently there was a mix-up in programming(?) as we did not get to watch/see how you paint the (big) rooster in the foreground! Instead we watched 2 shows of highlighting the rooster & adding straw, etc. Just making you aware. I love your show & hope to be good at this some day... Lol Love Light

Thank you for your note. Be sure to contact your network directly to provide feedback on episodes airing out of order. Unfortunately, we have no control over that process.  Again, thank you!  Jerry & Donna


By Russ Kerr

5   Springfield IL, United States ||  Jun 06 2016

Have just recently begun to watch you join our local PBS station and think you are great. Really appreciate how detailed your explanations, and your sincere love of art always shines through! Your enthusiasm makes me want to paint again after being away from it for a number of years while working. Now that I'm retired, though, am thinking about starting again....and your program was a God-send as I only learned about you while channel surfing one day. God has blessed you with incredible talent and you are using it to the fullest. God bless you as you continue to share with...and encourage....others!

By KAREN

5   ELVERSON,PA19520, United States ||  May 18 2016

jerry I must tell you that I watch your shows every time they are on.  usually 630am on pbs Bethlehem.  I love to watch with our dog genny mae and a smooth cup of good coffee. well I have been so uninspired that I thought it was the end of my arty ways.  you have saved my life.  you truly have.  my inspirations are back some. taking your teachings and applying to my life its working. inspiration is all around me!  i apply what you've taught to my daily life, shapes of cones, spheres and rectangles...etc I haven't got perspective down yet but i'm working on it. well the whole point is that you have saved my life and I thank you jerry sincerely, karen

By DORIS BOWLIN

5   HUGO OK, United States ||  May 16 2016

I'VE MISSED YOUR PROGRAM ON SAT MORNING ON PBS.  WE HAD A THUNDERSTORM ABOUT A MONTH AGO AND LIGHTNING HIT THE TOWER. PARTS HAVE BEEN ORDERED AND HOPE THEY GET THEM SOON SO WE CAN WATCH YOU !!!

By Staci

5   Tulsa, OK, United States ||  May 15 2016

I've been watching you're program for awhile now. I take care of a person with EOAD; Dementia with rapid progression. After over a year of watching your show with me she finally picked up a paint brush. She's 56 & has never painted anything in her life. I told her to paint whatever she saw in her head. She loves your nature paintings. She titled her painting "Wild horse". When she was finished she asked me if "that guy" we watch on TV would like it? I giggled & said, "I'm sure you would've given his TV show more purpose." Afterwards I excused myself & went to the bathroom to cry. She's more special to me than anyone can imagine. I would love to show you her painting. Is there a way I can e-mail you a picture of it? I/we don't have the funds to travel to you to show you in person so e-mail would be the best way. Thank you & many blessings to you for your shows. I use them as therapy for her now. Prayerfully one day we can come to one of your weekend retreats.

By Linda Lee Jacobsen

5   Harlan, IA, United States ||  May 13 2016

I have been painting for 30 years.  Acrylic is my chosen medium, but have dabbled in watercolor some.  I have been watching your watercolor series on PBS Creative Channel and have been learning a lot.  I love painting nature, so landscape painting is my favorite subject, but have done people and flowers, also.  I mostly paint realistically, but enjoy painting loosely to discover new techniques.  Bold and vibrant colors are my favorites, with contrast being a very important part.Thank you for furthering my artistic enjoyment by sharing your time and talent.Linda Lee Jacobsen

By Shannon Adams

5   sc, United States ||  May 08 2016

Love your art work.

By Richard Knapp

5   Overland Park, KS, United States ||  Apr 29 2016

Hello,  my name is Dick Knapp, my wife Gerry has been an on and off again painter for many years. A while ago she stopped painting. Thanks to you Jerry Yarnell, she started watching you watercolor videos and has now decided to try to follow your videos and seems as thought the spark may have been lit anew. I know she will not like me telling you this, but be that as it may. I want to thank you Jerry for your wonderful videos and classes you conduct.Thanks,  Dick K

By William Rayer

5   Lorain, OH, United States ||  Apr 24 2016

I've been a fan for years. Learning your techniques has opened a vast new arena for me. I claim I am a painter, but I learned all my skills from you and Bob Ross. Different techniques, but still inspiring. Thank you for sharing your talents with the rest of the world.

By Chuck Taylor

5   Batavia, IL, United States ||  Apr 22 2016

Thank you Jerry and Donna for all you did to make my visit rewarding.  It was great to have hands-on lessons because they add much more to what your TV lessons do.  With your inimitable help on techniques, my painting "Home for the Holidays" has generated several requests for "how much do you want for it?" Your critiques on the three paintings were great - I have upgraded two of them and am working on the third.  What a difference.  Thanks! - Chuck

By Joan Fields

5   Cathedral City, CA, United States ||  Apr 19 2016

Hi Jerry,Your talent and ability to teach are incredible.  I'm new to your site and TV shows.  A friend just gifted me with your acrylics starter set.  I have worked previously in oils, also pastels, watercolors, and colored pencils.  Looking forward to learning to handle acrylics for several reasons.  Thank you for sharing what you know and for making it look easy.

By Barbara Wyland

5   FL, United States ||  Apr 14 2016

Just wanted to thank you for sharing the talent God gave you with us. I've watched your program when you were painting with oils. I believe you were in Texas at the time. I can't remember, it's been awhile. I lost touch with your show, and now I'm able to get it on the Create channel thru my local PBS station. I've just started to get back into painting last year since I have become disabled and cannot work. Your show has been a major blessing to me because it has given me the tools and inspiration to break out the pallet again. I love painting Florida scenes since I have been born and raised here. The only problem I'm having is painting cabbage palm and cypress trees. Any suggestions you have  would be greatly appreciated. Thank you again, and God bless!

Thank you for your kind words!  We do have materials about fronds and trees on our website via DVD and/or Yarnell School Online.

God Bless you, Stay Inspired, and Keep Painting!

Jerry & Donna Yarnell


By Raffi Mehdi

5   Orange County, CA, United States ||  Apr 10 2016

Mr. Yarnell, For the longest time I have wanted to thank you. I want to sincerely thank you for your teachings. You are the first and only teacher in my life. I learned a great amount from you, you helped me find my passion in life. I want to thank you again, and I wish to meet you one day and show you some of my paintings.

Thank you for your kind words!  God Bless you, Stay Inspired, and Keep Painting!

Jerry & Donna Yarnell


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