Found Objects for Mixed Media Painting


When it comes to mixed media painting, using paint brushes is only the beginning of the process; there are SO many objects you have around you that can make create tools to make impressions in your mixed media painting.

Michelle shares a few of the found objects she uses regularly in her mixed media paintings, in her altered book and for painting art journal backgrounds.


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corks, sequence scrap and bubble wrap are all great for mixed media painting

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  1. Bev says:

    Awesome video!! Thank you for sharing your ideas for creating a lovely project.

  2. amber says:

    Another thing I like to use is an empty toilet paper roll or paper towel roll. I just bend it back into a circular shape if it has gotten a little squashed and dip the end into paint, then make circles on whatever I’m painting.

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