Welcome To Mixed Media Arts

If you are looking for inspiration and great mixed media ideas, then you have come to the right place!

Using recycled cardboard, Kim Kelley make this handmade gift wall hanging

Courageous Corrugated Cardboard

Are you one of those types of people who save everything…Just in case you may be able to use it one day? Kim Kelley is and today she has put some of it to good use, with this recycled corrugated cardboard wall hanging. She has used a variety of mixed media techniques to create this fun project.

Art Journaling with Imagine Craft product Irresistible Sprays & Stazon inkpads

Art Journaling with Imagine Craft Irresistible Sprays & Stazon inkpads

Melanie Statnick found the irresistible texture sprays from Imagine Crafts juicy, rich in color and very irresistible. Here she creates a bright art journal page using texture spray and stamping with stazon ink pads.

Samples done with classic writing tools

Calligraphy for Mixed Media Artists

The surface of a piece of mixed media art is often textured and varied, with layers of different materials that make it hard to control the nib or brush, the classic calligraphy tools. And forget aids such as ruled lines and light boxes. My solution for this, as for many other mixed media issues, is to move towards serendipity and relaxed design. Katja Blum embraces her handwriting, although she can tell you that it has suffered as much as the penmanship of any computer user – and shew play with tools.

Encaustic Basics-Part II-How to do encaustic painting. Learn how to prepare your substrates, learn how to fuse, and how to add color to your encaustic paintings.

Encaustic Basics Part II: Preparing Substrates, Fusing, Adding Color

Learn encaustic painting. Set up an encaustic studio. Tools, products, substrates, fusing, collage and assemblage.

mixed media collage on canvas

Painted Paper Collage

One of Debbie Davis’ favorite things to do is paint and collage onto mixed media paper. When using paper, she can let go of any apprehensions about messing up a nice canvas or other expensive substrate and allows her to work freely and just have fun. You can use vintage ephemera music book sheets, dictionary pages and old calendar pages, as well as whatever you have on hand!

mixed media painting

Gloves Off for Mixed Media Painting

~*~ Stacy Steinborn has taken her gloves off to create this vibrant mixed media painting with coffee filter flowers and water colour paints. This article is written by Stacy Steinborn from Flooded in Light As a mixed media artist it is to your benefit to release old habits and experiment with getting your hands dirty. […]

Chipboard elements are easy to use to add features to your mixed media assemblage

What is Mixed Media Art?

The term “mixed media art” is a broad definition that covers many arts and crafts, including collage, assemblage (both 2D and 3D), altered objects, including books and boxes, handmade greeting cards, artist trading cards (ATCs) and tags, art journalling and book making.

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Mixed Media Art | Techniques, Reviews, Inspiration
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Mixed Media Art Techniques

Looking for inspiration or to
increase your Mixed Media Art skills ?

Mixed Media Art Techniques offers:
- basic techniques you will use every day
- project ideas
- step-by-step instructions
- coloured photos
- available for immediate download

Creativity at your finger tips

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Home Middle #2 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #2. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #2 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.

Home Middle #3 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #3. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #3 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.