Mixed Media Collage

Collage art can really be anything. You can use paper, pastels or even encaustics. You can use rubber stamps that you make yourself or those you find in a store. You can use almost anything you can find, from feathers to paperclips. Essential collage ideas and collage art techniques are right here from the mixed media collage artists and CreateMixedMedia.com. This is the best place to get collage techniques and ideas no matter what your background.

Collage art can really be anything. You can use paper, pastels or even encaustics. You can use rubber stamps that you make yourself or those you find in a store. You can use almost anything you can find, from feathers to paperclips. Essential collage ideas and collage art techniques are right here from the mixed media collage artists and CreateMixedMedia.com. This is the best place to get collage techniques and ideas no matter what your background.

Finding Freedom in the Leftover Bits

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In this video, Carolyn Dube suggests using paper scraps doomed for the trash to find freedom in your art play!

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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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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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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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Mix, Then Pour: Acrylic Painting Technique

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In this demo from Mixed Media Painting Workshop, Jean Pederson shows you how to carefully mix, then pour paint in this acrylic painting technique. You’ll be amazed at the designs you can create!

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Magazine Magic from Stencil Girl

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In this tutorial from Mary Beth Shaw’s new book, “Stencil Girl,” learn how to use stencils, sandpaper, magazine pages and a thermofax screen to create a simple, yet rewarding collage. The best part? This technique can be applied to so many other projects!

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Anatomically Speaking from Collage Crafts Gone Wild

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Collage Crafts Gone Wild features some of the best mixed-media collage techniques and projects, including this Anatomically Speaking collage card by Josie Cirincione.

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Make It! Self Care Squares from The Declaration of You!

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Part of making sure you are your best, creative self is self care. Make self care reminder cards from The Declaration of You! to put around your studio and home.

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Color Outside the Lines

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Sue Pelletier explains why it’s important for artists of all ages to color outside the lines and she provides a step-by-step project to help you get loose!

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