Mixed-Media Artist’s News Roundup- 10 Oct. 2014

Here’s a roundup of what North Light mixed-media artists have been up to this week and a few upcoming events!

U5666_ArtOfMistakes_finalC.inddThe Art of Mistakes author, Melanie Rothschild, visited The Sharin’ Hour on KX93.5 in Laguna, California for a chat with host, Sheran James. Listen to the podcast here and learn about how Melanie got her start with her current art by looking at a mistake through a different lens.

 

Click here to learn more or order a copy of Melanie’s book.

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T0883_CM_GelliPlate.inddJoan Bess has been having fun over at the Gelli Arts Gelli Plate blog! Check out her tutorial for creating an elegant, fall-themed Mixed Media Collage with Gelli Prints. At this post, you’ll also be able to enter her giveaway that includes: 1 8″ Round Gelli Printing Plate, 1 Speedball 4″ rubber brayer, and 1 Gelli Arts Apron. But hurry, this giveaway ends very soon!

Click here to learn more or order a copy of Joan’s book.

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U4102_CM_StencilGirl.inddOver at StencilGirl Products, Mary Beth Shaw revealed the October 2014 StencilGirl Club exclusive stencils with a video reveal which you can watch here. Then, guest artists, Jessica Sporn and Gwen Lafleur offered a few demonstrations with lots of ideas about how to use the new stencils. You can see Jessica’s handmade art journal tutorial here, and Gwen’s art journal stencil tutorial here.

Click here to learn more or order a copy of Mary Beth’s book.

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Cover_U2959.inddSeth Apter has workshops coming up! If you live near Alexandria, Virginia or Westlake, Ohio you’re in luck! There are still spaces available for a variety of his classes in both locations. Head on over to Seth’s blog, TheAlteredPage.blogspot.com for more information!

Click here to learn more or order a copy of Seth’s newest book, The Mixed-Media Artist.

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DVD cover.inddIf you’re going to be near Santa Fe, NM from October 16-19, be sure to visit the Artist’s Materials Expo: Creative Fusion presented by Artisan and The Artist’s Magazine. North Light author Sandra Duran Wilson will be teaching a class called “The Roadmap to Success: How to Combine Textures, Transfers and Layers” on Thursday, October 16. There are still spaces available. Click here to read more and register.

Sandra also has 2 brand-new instructional videos with North Light, just released this week. Learn more about Mixed Media Surfaces: Playing with Plaster and Acrylic Mediums Encaustic Effects.

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Create Mixed Media RetreatFinally, there is one CREATE retreat left this year! Hosted by Cloth Paper Scissors, this mixed-media art retreat happens in Seattle, Washington October 22-26 and there are still class spaces available. Some of your favorite North Light artists will be there (Jen Cushman, Kristen Robinson, Kari McKnight Holbrook and more) so don’t wait to register. Click here to find out more!

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