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!

Do Something Creative, Anything

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*A guest post by Tammy Garcia. In the states we have jelly bean displays at the grocery store where you can fill a clear bag with colorful candies in flavors like tangerine and licorice. The jelly beans flow from the …

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Finding Inspiration With Mixed Media Handbook

Finding Inspiration With Mixed Media Handbook

*This is a guest blog post by Carolyn Dube. The minute I saw the owl in a National Geographic magazine, I knew I wanted to art journal with it. But how would I use it? Cut it up. That didn’t …

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How to Create a Still Life With a Bit of an Edge!

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*This is a guest blog post by David Hayes using the apps: iColorama and Snapseed I am currently taking a still life online workshop where the instructor has a preference for things like white flowers in a vase against a …

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Finding Creativity in the Least Expected Places

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*A guest blog post by Melanie Rothschild. Bear with me on this for just a minute. I had a stunning encounter with creativity while paying my credit card bill this month – and it was all 100% legal and legit. …

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DIY Valentine’s Day Ideas

DIY Valentine's Day Ideas

*A guest blog post by Victoria Rose Martin. The Greeting Card Associations states that approximately 190 million valentines are sent each year in the United States. And according to the Huffington Post the average person will spend $130.97 on Valentine’s …

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How to Draw Calligraphy Doodles

How to Draw Calligraphy Doodles

*Excerpt from Zen Doodle Oodles of Doodles! Letterform Lover’s Nightmare Martha Slavin 5″ × 7″ (13cm × 18cm) Micron pen 1.0 on blank postcard I love letterforms and like to play with alphabets. I turned this easy alphabet into Letterform …

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Like A Kid Again: Make-Believe Maps

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Guest post by Mandy Russell. Over a year ago I had the pleasure of working with 180 area second graders, as a resident artist, teaching them how to make their own pretend maps. With paint, paper and Mod Podge, they …

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Facing a New Year with Pam Carriker

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A guest post by Pam Carriker.   Facing a new year with the expectations we place on ourselves can be a bit overwhelming. It’s a fresh start, a new page, a chance to do things differently than we did in …

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Art Ideas to Silence Your Inner Art Critic

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A guest post by Carolyn Dube   Start Somewhere With Your Art Ideas I stood in my studio looking around like a deer in the headlights. Couldn’t make a decision on what to create. Art journal page? Canvas? Card? Tag? …

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An Art Class Can Be A Dangerous Place

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A guest post by Melanie Rothschild. I’d been making my living as a self-taught artist for nearly ten years when I decided it was time to take a proper art class. I figured I owed it to all the people …

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