Welcome To Mixed Media Arts

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

ATC Holder made with Prima’s Archivist paper line.

ATC Holder

As I was thinking about my last sister joining the ranks of early morning seminary students, I thought I’d mark this milestone by making her something extra special to help her with her scripture mastery. An ATC card holder, with 25 separate slots for 25 scripture cards seemed the perfect idea.

Making little story books from paper tags.

Tag Books

Melanie creates adorable story books by altering and collaging paper tags.

Gail Green creates these cute eye connect creatures

Versatile Chipboard Embellishment Kits from Eye Connect Crafts

Gail Green was so inspired by Eye Connect Crafts chipboard kits, she created two versions of a Mixed Media Totem Lizard! Discover what kits are available and how they can be used for creative projects.

Imagine Crafts Creative Medium Product Review

Creative Medium by Imagine Crafts

Ann Strecko Koeman had the opportunity to try working with “Creative Medium”, a new line of products by Imagine® Crafts. These products are “a creamy paste that produces a bold metallic” or “iridescent dimensional effect” which can be applied on various backgrounds.

collaged mixed media can often result in bubbles

Collage Bubble Fix

What is a Collage Bubble? We all get ‘em, we all hate ‘em, but what are you gonna do with ‘em? Vicki Ross gives us a few tips to get rid of them!

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.

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!

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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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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Need Inspiration….?

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.