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!

Relax Your Stress Away with the Zen Doodle Coloring Book

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Feeling stressed? Need to relax? Get into the zone with the Zen Doodle Coloring Book, 100 color-able, paint-able designs to loosen you up and clear the mind!

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Drawing Simple Shapes in Your Art Journal

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In this demonstration from Dina Wakley’s new book, Art Journal Courage, you’ll learn how to draw and use simple shapes to create dynamic art journal pages.

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Mixed Media Patchwork Collage Style Holiday Greeting Cards

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For Nichole Rae’s December guest blog post, she shows you how to collage handmade greeting cards to send to all of your loved ones this holiday season!

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Playful Painting Techniques in Mixed Media

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Mixed-media artist, Mandy Russell, joins CreateMixedMedia.com for a new series of guest blogs offering fun and playful painting techniques for art journals and other mixed-media projects!

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Roll the Dice Art Journaling

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In this demonstration, Carolyn Dube shows you an art journaling technique to use on days when you’re over-thinking every choice or don’t know what to do next.

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Zen Doodle Drawing for Your Art Journal

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In this demonstration from Zen Doodle Oodles of Doodles, Molly Alexander shows you how to create a floral doodle over an old book page.

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Winter’s Whisper Mixed Media Collage

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In this project from Explore Mixed Media Collage, Kristen Robinson and Ruth Rae share techniques for creating an elegant, winter-themed collage.

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Sure Shot: A Mixed-Media Digital Collage

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David Hayes takes a page from his art journal and uses several iPhoneography apps to create a true mixed-media digital collage!

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5 Tips for Acrylic Painting on Clay

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Victoria Rose Martin shares five tips for acrylic painting on clay, including how to deal with the porous nature of the clay and how to make skin tones.

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Basic Painting with Thread

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In this excerpt from Melanie Rothschild’s new book, The Art of Mistakes, you’ll learn acrylic painting techniques using thread instead of a brush.

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