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!

New Ways to Love Something Old

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*A guest post by Victoria Rose Martin. Last night I got bored so I stared looking around the room. My husband knows that look and he gets a little bit nervous as my eyes pan around the room. Finally, my …

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Art Journal Play . . . Upside Down

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A guest post by Carolyn Dube Are there rules to art journal play? Not in my world because I give myself permission to play in the way that fits me. Frequently, I play on random pieces of paper and then …

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Using Ephemera as a Collage Layer

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A guest post by Maria Greene I love to mix paints with paper, fabric, and other media. Added material gives depth and layers to collage art. I like the interest it creates instead of using paints as the only medium. …

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Turn Your Word of the Year into Art

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Do you pick a word-of-the-year each year? Typically, I do not. But the word “Perspective” kept popping up for me during December and I decided it was something I wanted to listen to and remain open about in the year …

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Layering Watercolor on Yupo

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A guest post by Martice Smith II I absolutely LOVE watercolor! I wanted to experiment with layering watercolor on Yupo paper and Gina Rossi Armfield’s book No Excuses Watercolor inspired me to create a cute illustration, full of charm and …

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Find New Inspiration with the Jewel Loom

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Jewel Loom Inspirations: Quick and Fun Beading and Jewelry Projects by Julianna Avelar was released this month and if you have wanted to know how to get started with this super-easy-to-use creative tool, here’s your chance. The book also offers …

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Underpainting Loosely for Bold Paintings

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A guest post by Annie O’Brien Gonzales The following intuitive technique shows how underpainting loosely sets the stage for bold paintings. In my expressive painting workshops I am frequently asked how to stay “loose” when painting. To stay loose you …

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Make 2016 Colorful Using Calendar Tools

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A guest post by Carolyn Dube When I was 18, I knew it all and thought I had a clue as to what direction my life was going. All those who are well past 18 know that things didn’t go as …

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Expressive Mixed Media Painting Workshops

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Learn about the acrylic painting techniques featured in the Mixed Media Painting Workshop videos by Annie O’Brien Gonzales!

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Create a Cozy Neighborhood Collage

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A guest post by Maria Greene. In this tutorial, I share with you a process you can use to create a cozy neighborhood collage. I enjoy mixing various styles and techniques together to explore an unexpected outcome. I love the …

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