Welcome To Mixed Media Arts

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

Five Ways To Share Your Creativity & Get Discovered; Illustrated image

Five Ways to Share Your Creativity and Get Discovered

Mixed-media artist and designer, Martice Smith II, presents 5 simple ways to share your creativity and get discovered. These tips are easy to understand and implement, today! Use her simple approach to get your artworks out so others can be inspired and get to know you and your artwork. Be sure to save this list and reference it often!

making Little Fat Books

Joy Bathie’s Little Fat Books

Joy Bathie have always loved books and her interest was expanded after attending a workshop at the State Library of NSW in Sydney some years ago, where she learned how to construct a basic hard cover codex book.

stencilling with acrylic paints

Stencilling onto a Mixed Media Canvas

Michelle Brown is back in the Mixed Media Art Studio for the New Year and is having fun painting mixed media canvases. Now that the base layers are complete, it’s time to add some stencilling and other interesting features. Michelle runs through her thinking process for adding this layer, in the video.

Mixed Media Art

Creating Seamless Transitions

Bringing a variety of elements together is what mixed media art is all about. The challenge is how we do this so that our finished artwork looks cohesive and pleasing to look at. The ability to do this is a skill we develop over time and through practice. Here we will look at the three main elements to be considered when putting your mixed media piece together.

Embellishments

Don’t Forget the Embellishments!

Laura Shelton is here to talk about embellishments. We all love them, buy them, and even stockpile them. And Laura was spending way more money than she wanted on them! Until she made a decision; if she wanted embellishments for her mixed media piece or art journal, she was going to make herself.

Laura Thykeson suggests we can spread our creativity by giving some mixed media materials to help our friends start their journaling process

Dare to Share: Giving the Gift of Creativity to Others

With these simple steps, Laura Thykeson suggests we can help others find their own gift of creativity by providing them the tools and materials to get started with art journaling.

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.

CLASS REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Michelle and the MMA team are very excited to announce we are open FOR CLASSES in Melbourne Australia. Mixed Media Art | Techniques, Reviews, Inspiration Click here to read all of the details
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Meet our Talented Team!

Click here to read more about the creative team behind the Mixed Media Art articles! Mixed Media Art | Techniques, Reviews, Inspiration

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