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!

Art Journal Inspiration

art journal inspiration

*A guest post by Carolyn Dube. What’s inspiring my play today? Sue Pelletier‘s new book, Collage, Paint, Draw! It is a happy and bright book loaded with projects, techniques, and most of all Sue’s encouraging style. How do I use …

Posted in Guest Posts | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Explore Mixed Media Collage Week 1

explore_mixed_media_collage

Artist Kristen Robinson has started a new tutorial video series using her new book, Explore Mixed Media Collage, that she co-authored with Ruth Rae as inspiration for new art journal pages! Each week Kristen creates new art journal pages using …

Posted in Guest Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

American Cheesesteak Photography

cheesesteak_photography_f

*A guest post by David Hayes. A piece of America…  Several years ago my wife and I were visiting Traverse City, Michigan just before their annual Cherry Festival. Much to our disappointment we were leaving the day it opened…so on …

Posted in Guest Posts | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Mixed Media Morning Pages

mixed_media_4

*Guest post by Amanda Judd. This is the first of a three part series in which I will write about ways to encourage your daily art journaling practice. To begin we’ll talk about showing up for yourself as an artist. …

Posted in Guest Posts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Trash to Treasure Ideas Demonstration

trash to treasure ideas

*A guest post by Carolyn Dube. Things don’t always start for me, they emerge. They show up when they are ready, not when planned. This art piece started when I was cleaning off brushes and painty fingers. It was a …

Posted in Guest Posts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Enlight: Light On Light

Enlight 13

*A guest blog post by David Hayes using the Enlight app. Source Image: This month I’d like to show you how I had some fun with a new app, Enlight, using a fairly straightforward still life as my source image! …

Posted in Guest Posts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Painting a Fairy Journal Cover

Journal_Cover_

*A guest post by Art Journal Kickstarter contributor Marianne Goodell. There are several techniques I like to use when painting journal covers. One of my favorites combines using prisma colored pencils as an underpainting and glazes of acrylic paints for …

Posted in Guest Posts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

How to Paint and Stencil a Dress

How to Paint and Stencil a Dress

Are you ready to go off of the beaten path of mixed media and learn how to collage, paint and draw in one all-encompassing swoop? Then look no further than Sue Pelletier’s book: Collage Paint Draw! It’s got everything you’re …

Posted in Guest Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Creative Heroes In All Art Forms

creative_heroes_1

*A guest blog post by Melanie Rothschild. You would be in very safe territory to assume that I’ve never, ever, written anything having to do with sports – until today. My inspiration? Chris Borland, who at age 24, after one …

Posted in Guest Posts | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Mixed Media on Paper

mixed_media_9

*A guest post by Jenny Moed-Korpela. “Use your journal as a space where failure doesn’t exist; play and experiment to your heart’s content.” I really enjoy mixed media because of the texture and the layering it allows you to do. …

Posted in Guest Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment