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!

Self Discovery Series: Mirror, Mirror

mirror mirror

After a full month of reflecting on who you are and what you want out of life, now is the time to truly challenge yourself by creating a self portrait. Don’t worry about how others think of you or the …

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Storytelling With Art: Inside Incite

*A guest post by Laurie O’Reilly. My technique is based on a desire to extend my narrative. After painting acrylic figurative pieces for years I wanted to develop a way to build deeper stories using the works that I had …

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Self Discovery Series: Alter Ego

alter ego

How we view ourselves is different from how others perceive us, whether it’s purposeful or not. Sometimes we work hard at presenting a stronger front or come off as a little crazier than we intended – but that’s okay, it’s …

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What’s Your Doodle? Self Discovery Series

doodle

The process to self-discovery takes a lot of courage, not only to face new adventures but to meditate on the paths you’ve already taken. So, pick one or two simple images that speak to the heart of you and all …

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Feed Your Spirit: Self Discovery Series

feed your spirit

Do you have a favorite motto or quote that describes you? A beloved phrase that emphasizes all that you are or all that you want to become? Then implement that word or quote into your current art project or journal …

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Inside Incite: Inspirational Quotes

*A guest post by Victoria Rose Martin. “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” …

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The Art of Visual Storytelling!

storytelling

*A guest post by Lisa L. Cyr (www.cyrstudio.com). 23″ x 26 3/4″ x 1 1/2″ Mixed media Masonite with wooden framework Much of my work has a spiritual, mythological or psychological relevance where metaphors, symbolism and allegory are used to …

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Positive Affirmations: Self Discovery Series

positive affirmations

Positive Affirmations You are more than the accumulation of images that you encounter on a daily basis and so is your art. To quote Lesley Riley from Inspirational Quotes Illustrated, “When we look at art, we are looking for ourselves,” …

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Painting in Oils with Pastel and Charcoal

* A guest post by Yael Maimon When painting in oils with mixed media, I feel I have more freedom to experiment, play and use more imagination and intuition. At the end of the day, this expands my painting horizon. …

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Self Discovery Series: Finding Yourself

Sometimes the simplest way to self discovery in art is to find the color palette that speaks to you the most. So, now is the time to reflect on what colors truly call out to you by creating your own …

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