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!

Creating a Visual Timeline of You | An Accordion Book

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Do you love soft pencil lines and dreamy puddles of watercolor? Me, too! That’s why I’m head-over-heals with Danielle Donaldson’s book creativeGirl and I had so much fun with a project in the book—Creating a Visual Timeline of You—that I …

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How to Make a Stenciled Journal Cover

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Margaret Peot’s most recent book, Stencil Craft: Techniques for Fabric, Art & Home, recently hit the shelves and it’s reminded me how much I love the look of a single hand-cut stencil. So with newly-acquired inspiration I decided to dust …

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Extending a Photo With Personal Touch

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*Guest post by Sherry Pollack. This technique involves “extending” a photo onto the surrounding journal page by painting and/or drawing around it. I learned this process in an Artful Journaling class I take in Columbia, MD. When I expand a …

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How to Use Stains in Collage

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Crystal Neubauer’s book, The Art of Expressive Collage, is soon to be released (at the end of this month, but you can preorder it now and be among the first to get it!) and I have to tell you, I’m …

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Mandala Collage

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A guest post by Kathryn Costa In October 2014, I started the 100 Mandalas Challenge where participants create 100 Mandalas in 100 days. The main purpose of the challenge is to make time for creativity each day and to explore …

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How to Doodle and Draw a Bird

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*Excerpt from Zen Doodle Oodles of Doodles! Clyde Barbara Simon Sartain 3½” × 3½” (9cm × 9cm) Micron pens on Strathmore Pearl White 88-lb (190gsm) cover bristol I love anything that’s whimsical or quirky, and Clyde is just that! He’s …

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On Writing a Book – Sue Pelletier and Collage Paint Draw

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I’m excited that Sue’s book Collage Paint Draw  will arrive very soon to the F+W warehouse. I know Mary Beth Shaw is as well because she recently tried some techniques from the book and will be sharing what she learned …

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Creative Kickstarts: Amanda Judd’s Photography Art Journals

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*A guest post by Amanda Judd. Many of us doubt we are creative let alone artistic. Often there is a strong inner critic that accompanies us through our days. So, it’s not surprising that they show up in our art …

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“Pages of Your Journey” Altered Book Art Journal

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Nichole Rae teaches you how to create an altered book art journal, perfect for starting a new year of journaling!

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Create Unique Photo Collage Elements

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Learn to create unique collage elements using old photo slides in this tutorial from Kimberly Santiago’s new book, Mixed Media Handbook.

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