Welcome To Mixed Media Arts

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

coloured glass

Faux Dichroic Glass

Making faux dichroic glass is a little smelly and time consuming, but a whole lot of fun and endlessly creative! Whenever Linda Giese gets out all the stuff she needs, she never wants to stop. You can keep adding more elements, trying new color combinations and when something works particularly well, she wants to do it again before she forgets what she did. Here is the key equipment and steps you can take to create your own faux dichroic glass.

Have an art journal at hand to note down colours and materials used

Documenting your Creative Process with an Art Journal

It’s frustrating to create a mixed media painting or collage and then not being about to repeat the process. That’s where an Art Journal can be helpful.

Mixed media greeting card

Faux Stitching

Dawn Stegall loves adding stitching to her papercraft projects but doesn’t always want to drag out her sewing machine. Here are two methods to apply faux stitching to your creations.

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.

Finished mandala piece

Creating a Simple Mandala Design

Mandalas can be very detailed works of art. Shari Welch shows us a way to create a mandala that looks more difficult than it really is. We will be using lines, dots, circles, and a few diamond shapes. You can create this in an hour or less.

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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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.