Mixed Media Blogs

Looking for mixed media art blogs? How about artists blogs? Maybe you’re desperately seeking art education blogs? We’ve got them all, the top art blogs out there, in fact. Many of our blogs are written by mixed media artists, including Melanie Rothschild, Quinn McDonald and Christen Olivarez. They and our occasional guest bloggers share mixed media ideas, tutorials and tips you won’t find in other art blogs. So do yourself a favor and check out our mixed media blogs—the best art blogs anywhere!

Looking for mixed media art blogs? How about artists blogs? Maybe you’re desperately seeking art education blogs? We’ve got them all, the top art blogs out there, in fact. Many of our blogs are written by mixed media artists, including Melanie Rothschild, Quinn McDonald and Christen Olivarez. They and our occasional guest bloggers share mixed media ideas, tutorials and tips you won’t find in other art blogs. So do yourself a favor and check out our mixed media blogs—the best art blogs anywhere!

An Oops Moment is Just Another Opportunity

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*Guest post by Carolyn Dube. So it turns out when a product comes with a lid on it, you should put said lid back on when finished using it… in a timely manner. What’s a timely manner? Not weeks that …

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Mixed Media Workshop in New York City

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*A guest post by Lisa Cyr. If you are in New York City or plan to be there in September, I have an exciting mixed-media workshop that may be of interest to you! Start the weekend off at The Art …

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Creative Kickstart: Get Creative With Beet Juice

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*Guest post by Art Journal Kickstarter artist Jessica T. Kovan. As an avid journaler, for years I threw my journals away. But then I became inspired to start tearing them up and using them within my art. My handwriting in …

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Extending a Photo With Personal Touch

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*Guest post by Sherry Pollack. This technique involves “extending” a photo onto the surrounding journal page by painting and/or drawing around it. I learned this process in an Artful Journaling class I take in Columbia, MD. When I expand a …

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Creative Kickstart: Spark Your Creative Fire

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*A guest post by Art Journal Kickstarter artist Jessica Sporn. Do you ever sit down to create, but find you’re stuck? When I don’t have a clear project or idea in mind, I need to get my hands working and …

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Save a Life of a Pen

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*A guest post by Carolyn Dube. I did a good thing today. I saved the life of a pen. How? By calling upon my many many experiences with wet paint and ruined pens. Did I wait for the paint to …

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Traveling Artist: Creating Art While Traveling

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*A guest post by Victoria Martin. It’s summer and as I write this I am seated in an airport ready to board a plane. As I look around at the people passing by I think of how most people probably …

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Take Action: Positive Words and Weird Landscapes

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*Guest post by Mandy Russell. To begin an art journal page without a clear plan can be daunting to say the least. I have a hard time with blank journal pages. To take bold, definitive action on the white space …

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Water Art: Flow

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*Guest post by David Hayes. In this month’s article, I want to show you how I took an image I shot of water flowing into something more akin to a drawing or painting. To do this I used four different …

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Creative Goal Setting

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*Guest post by Amanda Judd. This is the second post of a three part series about ways to encourage your daily art journaling practice. The first post addressed the importance of showing up for yourself as an artist. Establishing a …

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