Welcome To Mixed Media Arts

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

Assorted papers and paraphernalia used in our tags.

Using Scrap Papers to make Mixed Media Art Tags

Tamara Dinius gathers her leftover scraps and other lovely ephemera to add texture, depth, contrast, and interest to an old manila folder to create useful mixed media art hang tags. These hang tags are perfect as enclosures in gifts or as tags for other items.

I framed my ATC cards on the outside of a large custom mat.

A Custom Grunge Mat for Framing Mixed Media Art

Anjuli Johnson wanted to do a whitewash grunge type of effect rather than having a plain white or black mat, so she used the cardboard insert from the frames she bought as her custom mat and used gel medium on book pages to transfer text onto the surface. The final effect is stunning!

Lets get arty and alter these library card pockets

Altered Library Card Pocket

Do you remember having to sign the library card at the back of the book to sign it out? Melanie gets a head start on Valentine’s Day with these adorable vintage themed by creating these altered library pockets.

Making the background with collage, gesso and inks

Autumn Layout

It is really fun to make and experiment on different materials. Here’s Sandra Parés of My mixed media. She will shows us how to make an Autumn layout with mixed media and a lot of texture and contrast.

mixed media artist Michelle G. Brown

Dina Wakely Paints – Michelle Style!

Michelle had so much fun reviewing the Dina Wakely Paints. Now here is the detailed tutorial for painting with these paints, Michelle style, to create a fun mixed media painting!

Meditation cards are the perfect focus point to help us get off the internet and create a little art each day!

Get off line and Make Art: Meditation Cards

Find yourself spending WAY too much time online? When you work from home, it is a real trap that can sap time and your creative energy. Melanie Statnick encourages us to get off-line, leave Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Flicker and blogging alone, and get to making art with these meditation cards.

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.

Meet our Talented Team!

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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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.