Make: Mixed Media Art Projects

Got the yen to create something unique? We have what you need—check out our rotating selection of mixed
media art projects
and art tutorials. From art journaling and collage to assemblage and sculpture and beyond, our mixed media projects and technique lessons will provide you with countless creative
art ideas
. You’ll find mixed media projects like how to make an affirmation collage. Other art projects ideas include technique tutorials creating faux burnished metal. With a little help from our projects and ideas, you’ll be creating in no time!

Got the yen to create something unique? We have what you need—check out our rotating selection of mixed
media art projects
and art tutorials. From art journaling and collage to assemblage and sculpture and beyond, our mixed media projects and technique lessons will provide you with countless creative
art ideas
. You’ll find mixed media projects like how to make an affirmation collage. Other art projects ideas include technique tutorials creating faux burnished metal. With a little help from our projects and ideas, you’ll be creating in no time!

All Textured Up: Rubber Stamps & Polymer Clay

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In this video tutorial, Ilysa Ginsburg shows you how to use rubber stamps to create texture on polymer clay.

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Speed Painting from Acrylic Painting With Passion

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In this demonstration from Acrylic Painting With Passion, Tesia Blackburn shows you how to create 10 paintings in 20 minutes that can pull you out of a creative block, and that you can use to develop into a full-blown painting.

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Mistakes Can Be an Opportunity

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In this video demonstration our newest guest blogger, Carolyn Dube, shows you how mistakes made while painting can be fixed by adding layers and doing more experimenting!

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Creating Polymer Clay Image Transfers in a Bezel

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Ilysa Ginsburg demonstrates how to use a polymer clay image transfer on a bezel to finish a necklace in this tutorial video.

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Make a Polymer Clay Outlet Cover

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When Kira Slye discovered her new home was missing several outlet covers, she made decorative outlet covers using polymer clay instead of buying them. Learn how you can do the same!

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Organic Wire-Wrapped Bracelet

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In this demonstration from Making Metal Jewelry, Jen Cushman shows you how to create a wire-wrapped bracelet that has an organic look and feel.

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Doodle Bird: A Zen Doodle Demo

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Take you zen doodles to the next level by making it truly mixed media. Use paint, gel pens and a canvas board to create this cute doodle bird!

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Specialty Papers: A Wabi-Sabi Art Demonstration

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Be honest–you’re a paper fanatic and you want to use those specialty papers in something beautiful. Use this collage and painting technique from Wabi-Sabi Art Workshop to do just that!

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Make a Manila Folder Journal with Acrylic Painting Techniques

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In this project, you’ll create an art journal using beautiful manila folders decorated using acrylic painting techniques from Roxanne Padgett’s book “Acrylic Techniques in Mixed Media.”

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Decoupage Papier-Mâché

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Create a decoupage papier-mâché bird for your next mixed-media collage courtesy of this technique from Lisa Pace’s newest book, Delight in the Art of Collage.

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