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!

Enlight: Light On Light

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*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! …

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Painting a Fairy Journal Cover

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*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 …

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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 …

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Creative Heroes In All Art Forms

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*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 …

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Mixed Media on Paper

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*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. …

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Like A Kid Again: Art Play With Words

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*A guest post by Mandy Russell. Word-based communication is quite an amazing feat of the human race. As children in school we are taught how to define and spell words correctly. This certainly counts in life; we have to be …

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5 Fun Craft Ideas

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*Guest blog post by Victoria Rose Martin. Brush the icicles off your brow and let’s talk about spring. The vernal equinox marked the start of spring on March 20th. With the change of season comes dreaming of longer, warmer days. …

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Finding Happiness With Art

Finding Happiness With Art

*A guest post by Carolyn Dube. What’s the right way to create? That’s a trap because if there is a right way then there is a wrong way. The risk of doing it the “wrong” way is a fear monster …

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Winter Still Life: Sea of Life

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*A guest post by David Hayes. A Different Approach This winter I have been partaking of an online workshop by Kim Klassen called “Be Still 52.” What I like about this workshop is that it is making me focus on …

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How to Draw a Mandala Using Grids

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*A guest post by Kathryn Costa. Mandalas are a design within a circle often using a repeating pattern. In this tutorial, you’ll see just how easy it is to create beautiful mandalas that have a sense of symmetry and balance. …

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