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Call for ArtIncite 3 The art of storytelling
From personal stories of overcoming obstacles, to commentary on the world we live in, to tales of places not found in reality, mixed-media artists have incredible storytelling abilities.That’s why for the third Incite: The Best of Mixed Media art competition, we chose “The Art of Storytelling” as the theme. Submit your collages, assemblages, art journal pages, fiber arts, encaustic works or other mixed-media artworks that tell a story by November 3, 2014 to be considered for the next hardbound showcase of the best in mixed media!

Find out more and how to enter!

 

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Festive Tangled Pumpkins

IMG_1720_160From Tiffany Lovering

Spice up your Halloween decorations this year by painting your pumpkin with tangles! In this video tutorial from Tiffany Lovering you’ll find tips for what kind of paint pens to use, what kind of tangles to use and how to add seasonal must-haves like spiders and black glitter. Watch this video tutorial today!

 

 

Sunflower of Provence Pendant

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You fell in love with making torch-fired enamel jewelry in Barbara Lewis’ first book, and now with Mastering Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry, you’ll learn advanced techniques for creating gorgeous and detailed jewelry that will leave people wondering how you make it! In this demonstration, create a sgraffito style drawing on a torch-fired pendant inspired by Provence.

 

A Patchwork Collage Mini-Journal

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In her newest guest blog post, Artist Nichole Rae, author of Art Journal Art Journey, encourages you to be wild with your creating with a low-risk collage project. By using a mini art journal to hold your unplanned collages, you don’t have to worry about ruining a canvas if you make one you don’t like. Try this collage project and see a gallery of Nichole’s collages here.

 

 

 

Mixed-Media Artist Spotlight

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Meet Trish Reinhart, author of Creative Tangle: Create Your Own Patterns for Zen-Inspired Art! In this artist profile, you’ll learn what projects Trish is currently working on, what book she is currently reading along with her guilty pleasures. You’ll also find out what artist she’d like to spend a day working with and what art form she hasn’t tried but would like to. Find out more about Trish today!

 

 

Make a Duct Tape Mask for Halloween

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Are you taking the kids trick-or-treating, or maybe going to an office Halloween party, and know you need a costume but don’t want to spend a ton of money? A duct tape eye mask is the perfect solution! In this quick and easy tutorial from Duct Tape Discovery Workshop, Tonia Jenny shows you how to create an eye mask with duct tape stickers that can be as simple or detailed as you want!

 

 

 

 

Now Available in the Shop

 

U7878_Incite2_CM.inddIncite 2 Color Passions: The Best of Mixed Media

It’s finally here! Incite 2 Color Passions has 133 pieces of art by 109 from all around the world and now available in the North Light Shop. Featuring art in a variety of mixed-media, this book will spark your creative spirit and encourage you to find your color passion. This luscious and vibrant collection of art is one you won’t want to miss.

Pre-Order Your Copy!

U8285_ArtJournalCorage_CRV.inddArt Journal Courage

The ultimate book for facing your artistic fears and courageously overcoming them is now available for pre-order! No matter what is holding you back, whether it’s your handwriting, portrait drawing, layering or more, Dina Wakley has 20 techniques for helping you create art journal pages you’ll love!

 

Claire Charamnac

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