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77 entries.
Linda Woodruff Linda Woodruff from Huntsville wrote on March 20, 2022 at 2:03 pm
Hello, Jerry. I enjoy all your programs on PBS. You are the best! Your instruction and your personality make the lessons informative and enjoyable. My husband and I usually watch together. I have been painting for years, beginning with acrylic, then china painting, and now back to acrylic which I enjoy very much. I have several of your books and find them helpful also. I am trying to incorporate some of your techniques. Your paintings are beautiful! Thank you very much!
Michael Trangaris Michael Trangaris from Francestown NH wrote on March 14, 2022 at 1:40 pm
Hi Jerry, Aspiring artist here! I have been watching you for some time now! Honestly, I can not remember when I started! I have many favorite artists and some of my most favorite has died! Bob Ross, Helen Van Wyck, Wilson Bickford are among the most notable TV personalities! Each of these artists taught me valuable lessons and while different in many ways they all contributed to my learning process! Currently, in my opinion, you are the best! Your careful, detailed and explanatory approach makes it easy understand and appreciate the process of producing fine artwork! I hope at some time I get the exposure of a personal learning encounter with you before either one of us dies! Morbid, well, not really; realistic😳! Watching your show gives me a lot but an in class experience is something else even if not a better learning experience! At any rate, I appreciate your instructions on Create and think you are the best! May you live long and make many more shows!Hope to meet you some time in the future!👍🌹😌👍
William Leonard William Leonard from Lafayette wrote on February 19, 2022 at 12:40 pm
My name is William Leonard and I am enjoying the WYSO a lot. Thanks for the help you’ve given me so far in navigating the site and I think the classes and Jerry’s way of teaching are terrific! Thanks Again really enjoying this.
Linda Linda from El Paso, Texas wrote on February 18, 2022 at 11:40 am
Mr. Yarnell, I starting Watching You When I First Picked Up A Book On Art. And Found A Fascination accompanied With A Love That Drives Me Still Till Today. Thank You Mr. Yarnell For Imparting Your Knowledge To Those Who Have Found A Love For The Arts and Have Grown To See Art Through Your Eyes. God Bless You And Your Family Linda Everett
Linda Long Linda Long from Granbury, TX wrote on February 17, 2022 at 8:14 pm
Excited to say I finally have my back yard studio finished and moving in. I sure have missed your open classes since moving to Granbury TX. I haven't painted since we moved but will be painting again with your online school. Thank you for all you taught me. God bless you and Donna.
Janet Janet from Augusta wrote on February 17, 2022 at 8:32 am
It’s been an honor and a privilege to meet Jerry and Miss Donna, and of course, all the many wonderful people, artist, and students, I have met along the way. To experience the talent and witness all of the works of art, the workshops and classes that have made me a better painter. I’m looking forward to returning to Jerry’s and be in the presence of such talent and greatness.
Jody Collinge Jody Collinge from Zihuatanejo, México wrote on February 16, 2022 at 8:41 pm
Thanks, Jerry!
Rosel Metzner-Cain Rosel Metzner-Cain from Lasalle Quebec wrote on February 2, 2022 at 2:08 pm
I was watching your show when it was on PBS many years ago I could see if than which I can't anymore since we in Montreal haven't the same PBS anymore, I also taped your shows and learned a lot from them. You where my inspiration that I put the first brush in my hand, I still pant today, Thank you Jerry.
Greg Robinson Greg Robinson from Indianapolis wrote on December 30, 2021 at 9:35 pm
Praying and hoping for a better 2022 for everyone. Keep the faith!!
Christina Christina wrote on October 27, 2021 at 4:24 pm
Hello and thank you.
Karen Karen from PackwoodWa wrote on September 25, 2021 at 10:48 pm
Think of you and Donna often ♥praying for Blessings.
pat mayo pat mayo from fenton mo {St,louis area} wrote on August 27, 2021 at 1:04 pm
I just watched another paint lesson of yours on pbs. {The dark clouds with the sun rays coming through. } I can't tell you how much I enjoy your painting instruction.. Your lovely personality is just wonderful. Thank you, Pat Mayo
Jeff lewis Jeff lewis from Tulsa wrote on August 27, 2021 at 8:12 am
I really enjoy your TV programs and have one of your instruction books on painting with acrylics. Quick question: when you set up your palette box with the glass and damp paper towels, is there very much paint loss through absorption by the wet paper towels ? Thank you and God bless!
Lou Abbondanzio Lou Abbondanzio from Carthage NC wrote on August 5, 2021 at 1:18 pm
I enjoy your painting shows on PBS. I am a caregiver for my lovely wife who has undergone a bone-marrow- transplant. Watching your show makes me smile and takes me away from the stress we both face. Gerry, you don't realize your calming affect and soothing teaching techniques gives us a well deseved boost. God Bless
Marti Kelley Marti Kelley from Coos Bay, Oregon wrote on August 3, 2021 at 3:07 am
Just want to say hello and i am so glad “our” Jerry is doing well. Praying for you 🙏🙏🙏🥰
Diannah Bruch Diannah Bruch from Bainbridge wrote on January 15, 2021 at 7:20 am
I 'found' you and your show on PBS during my quarantine. See? Another good thing about staying home 24/7! No, really, I have loved your paintings and your instruction so much, and you have inspired this Senior to venture further. I am about to embark on my first oil painting adventure! I have chosen to be "Bolder", not Older😊 Thank you for sharing your art and passion with all of us. May God continue to bless you.
Marsha Beddoe Marsha Beddoe from Fairbury Nebraska wrote on January 11, 2021 at 1:07 pm
Thanks for the inspiration you give through your painting program. Enjoyed the lesson while in Florida watching on PBS. Hoping to see programs on NET /PBS station in Nebraska .
Rosie Pellegrino Rosie Pellegrino from Farmingdale wrote on December 11, 2020 at 1:11 pm
Hello my name is Rosie from Farmingdale NY. Long island has so much beautiful wildlife to paint. Just watching you inspired me to paint all these birds we have. I asked my husband John aka Santa for a camera for Christmas. I will be sending pictures to you soon. Merry Christmas God bless stay well. JQ & Rosie 143
William Ozzie Ashmore William Ozzie Ashmore from Belton sc wrote on December 10, 2020 at 11:49 pm
I've been painting 6 years never had lessons
Sandra Samuels Sandra Samuels from Sandia Park wrote on October 30, 2020 at 12:18 pm
Hi Jerry & Donna. This is Sandra Samuels. I’m a voice from the past when you were in Angel Fire, NM. So enjoy your PBS show and always enjoy looking at your Owl painting we have proudly hanging in the office! Glad to see you’re doing so well! Continue God’s work!