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77 entries.
Pearl Van De Graaff Pearl Van De Graaff wrote on September 1, 2022 at 4:37 pm
I want to thank you so much for the YSO program. Having access to all the materials at any time is fantastic.Interacting with the other artists is a great learning experience in itself and so interesting and fun. Thanks again for the Yarnell School of Art.
Judy Taylor Judy Taylor from Port Richey, Florida wrote on August 20, 2022 at 5:50 pm
I stumbled on Jerry Yarnell on PBS Create in 2019. I had been told my whole life that I was not artistic and could never learn because I am left handed. Jerry taught me that I can learn. My first Jerry Yarnell painting I ever did was "Taking a Dip". I didn't know it was considered intermediate level. It didn't turn out half bad considering it was my second painting ever. I learned that, first of all, I needed a lot of instruction, but also that I could do it. I soon signed up for YSO and have learned so much more. I started with the snippets, then beginner. I am currently working on the beginner/intermediate paintings. There have been times that I have just watched the videos for the instruction and put paint to canvas after watching the entire set of videos for a particular painting. Jerry is the best instructor for me. I believe it will be true for you also.
Debra Zurburg Debra Zurburg from Grand Ledge wrote on August 16, 2022 at 2:07 pm
Jerry, you mean so much. Not just your teaching techniques, but I feel a real presence of the Lord. I've learned so much. I can't even express how much your show and now 2.0 as done and is doing for me. I know I'm one of millions of people that have, I'm sure, the same story as mine . With that said Thank you!!!! All I can say is my world is very small and you're a very large part of that small world. I love my Appaoosa in the morn painting that I purchased from you. I see it everyday and it tickles me so. I hope you and Miss Donna are well and went through that move unscathed. God Bless you both Sincerely
Valerie Daly Valerie Daly from Lafayette, LA wrote on August 15, 2022 at 3:23 pm
Hi Jerry, I hope you are doing well. Your lessons are such an important part of my life and I can’t thank you enough. My journey with you began when I lost my son 9 years ago. I was in such a dark place and you literally put the colors back in my world. You are an amazing artist and inspirational teacher - always pointing to the Creator. He’s so big in you. I thank God for you and look forward to what you will do in this new season. Praying His best for you and yours.
Debbie Mattison Debbie Mattison from Coraopolis, PA wrote on August 14, 2022 at 6:33 pm
Hello to Jerry, Donna and anyone else reading this... Jerry's online school, Yarnell School Online (YSO) is such a great place to find all of Jerry's instruction and tips. I was one of the first to sign up and I haven missed a month yet, I use it all the time for full size paintings and for reference for my own paintings. It i;s great for beginning painters all the way to the most advanced painters. If you miss seeing Jerry on PBS, check out YSO.
Angus Lewis Angus Lewis from Sherwood, Arkansas wrote on August 14, 2022 at 2:59 pm
Because I'm a YouTube junkie I have watched other instructional videos over the years. None of them hold a candle to you. Jerry. You have a way of communicating with all of us, from beginner to intermediate to advanced. Whatever problem I am having, I know I can always find a video or snippit that will give me the instruction I need. It's rare that an accomplished profession can communicate at all levels like that. I have watched you for what, thirty years, forty years? We have never met. You don't know me. But I still consider you a close friend. God bless you.
Denise Chateauneuf Denise Chateauneuf from Montreal wrote on August 11, 2022 at 3:22 pm
Hello, I just found out your YouTube painting wow. Heard from a painting group on fb. I love painting acrylics and oil but especially oil, I m still a beginner and I make a lot of mistakes . I don’t have very much experience even if I have been painting for 4 years and I didn’t know anything about colour wheel and composition until I saw your videos on YouTube. Would like to buy your dvds or online courses but do not know where to begin. Sometimes I have too much confidence in myself and try anything, but doesn’t always look good
Sally Bishop Sally Bishop from Cape coral wrote on August 9, 2022 at 2:21 pm
Jerry, I Love your website and teachings! You are SO good at what you do! I asm 78 years old and have been trying to learn to paint for about 20:years or so, but I still feel like a beginner, because i also can’t stay off the golf course long enough to concentrate on painting. Lol!
Jilda Kelsey Jilda Kelsey from Woodstock wrote on July 14, 2022 at 11:56 am
Jerry and Donna, Thank you for sharing your life's work that has enriched my life with being able to put on canvas the beautiful creation that God has surrounded me with. I started watching you, Jerry, on TV and air painted (no real paint) for 6 months. Then got up the courage to use paint and canvas .and have not been able to stop. You guys are a gift to the art community! God bless you, as you have blessed so many!!! Jill Kelsey
Joan Joan from Highlands, Texas wrote on July 4, 2022 at 12:46 pm
Watching you paint Old Faithful right now the PBS in Houston. They keep running your shows over and over and looking forward to seeing some new shows from you.
James Beatty James Beatty from Kansas City wrote on June 5, 2022 at 8:51 am
Hi, I’ve been painting for over ten years now getting started with the TV series and then later from the DVD collection. I learned ton! Thanks!
Marjorie Lones Marjorie Lones from Ashland wrote on June 4, 2022 at 9:39 am
Hi Jerry. I am 68 years & started drawing as a child. I didn't start painting till my 20s. I am mostly self taught by watching shows like yours as well as others on TV. Working on a winter bison scene currently. Have never painted one before. Fur is biggest challenge. Would love to see some shows on this. Love watching and learning from your lessons. Good bless
Nancy Harvey Nancy Harvey from Loves Park, IL 61111 wrote on June 1, 2022 at 3:10 pm
Hi Jerry, I enjoyed attending your in person workshops over the years. My husband, Jack, died a year ago, so I ilost my faithful driver. Now I watch you twice a week on public TV. You have taught me so much to perfect my techniques over the years. I volunteer and help teach art classes for seniors and lead the Artist Studio Group at Rock Valley College, Rockford, IL. Your legacy continues Jerry!
Carnell J. Fontenot Carnell J. Fontenot from Lafayette, Louisiana 70508 wrote on June 1, 2022 at 2:05 pm
Hi Jerry, sorry you had to down size. I am in the same situation. Moved from a four bedroom house into a two bedroom house because of age and health. I have enjoyed every moment of your lessions. Good Luck and God Bless.
Thelma Thelma from Dayton ohio wrote on June 1, 2022 at 11:47 am
Jerry was the best artist teacher i have seen. Able to explain things in a way you could understand and his paintings were always so beautiful. I don’t get his weekly tv shows anymore and miss them.
Lorie Haywood Lorie Haywood from Milwaukee wrote on April 29, 2022 at 10:29 pm
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Tracy Mitchell Tracy Mitchell from Pell City wrote on April 22, 2022 at 3:37 pm
I'm a new painter, love to play. Really enjoy watching your shows and learning! Thank you for sharing your talents!
Chris Thompson Chris Thompson from Paducah, Ky wrote on April 11, 2022 at 1:52 pm
Hi Jerry, l am a special needs adult and artist. I've been painting for about 16 years, learning at an adult art program for disabled adults. Our instructor felt I had progressed enough she gave me the opportunity to teach a few of our participants. Though I am not a professional artist or teacher I found it very rewarding. We both watch your show. I've completed several of your instructional paintings. I have trouble finding reference material since I don't drive or travel. Maybe you have some ideas. Thank you and can't wait to see your future paintings.
Betty Shoup Betty Shoup from Santa Fe TX wrote on March 29, 2022 at 7:38 pm
Hi Jerry, I am a 77 year old great grandmother who has loved painting since my teens. I’ve never had any training, and as I got older I picked up what I do know from books and tv.. I really enjoy watching your program. You recently had a series “ Beside still waters”…that I loved.. I tried to keep up with you but with oils. Mine doesn’t compare to yours, but I loved painting it. God has blessed you with a wonderful talent.
Andrew Pickens Andrew Pickens from Clayton, GA wrote on March 26, 2022 at 6:08 am
I enjoy the art on TV so much I decided to check out his site.