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Mixed-media artist Jodi Ohl is the host of four new mixed-media videos from ArtistsNetwork.tv. Here you can preview Tandem Technique: 15 Mixed Media Techniques for Canvas and Art Journals, Graffiti Grunge Art: Abstract Painting on YUPO®, Expressive Watercolor on YUPO®: Painting Flowers and Collage Characters: Exploring Gelli Plates for Colorful Results. Collage Characters: Exploring Gelli Plates for Colorful Results In Collage Characters, you'll first learn a plethora of printing techniques for creating collage papers on a Gelli plate in a color family. After learning techniques for making multi-layered prints you'll also learn how to rescue less-than-perfect prints and how to unify prints by glazing. Then you'll find step-by-step instructions for creating colorful collages on a theme, in this case quirky birds. Find out more about this video and see a full materials list at NorthLightShop.com. DVD | Download Tandem Techniques: 15 Mixed Media Techniques for Canvas and Art Journals If you're a busy person and you're looking for a way to incorporate more art making into your life, this is the video for you! In Tandem Techniques, Jodi Ohl gives you guidance and techniques for working simultaneously on a full-size painting and in an art journal. Included in the 15 techniques are things like glazing, sgraffito, creating your own mark-making tools and much more. Find out more about this video and find a complete materials list at NorthLightShop.com. DVD | Download Graffiti Grunge Art: Abstract Painting on YUPO® Create three complete abstract paintings using acrylic paint, acrylic ink and India ink on YUPO® paper with the instruction of Jodi Ohl. Before completing the paintings you'll learn more than 20 techniques for creating unique marks on the YUPO® by working with rubbing alcohol, water droplets, fineline applicators, stencils and much more. Find out more including a complete materials list at NorthLightShop.com. DVD | Download Expressive Watercolor on YUPO®: Painting Flowers Learn everything you need to know about creating expressive floral compositions in watercolor on YUPO® paper in this new video from Jodi Ohl. With Expressive Watercolor on YUPO®, you'll learn more than 20 techniques for creating special effects on YUPO® paper. Then you'll put those effects to use as you create two floral compositions. You'll also get Jodi's technique for adding hand-lettering to the final pieces. Find out more about this video including a complete materials list at NorthLightShop.com. DVD | Download Jodi Ohl is a self-taught mixed-media artist, originally from Dunkirk, New York, who now resides in Aberdeen, North Carolina. Having recently left her day job to pursue her artistic career full time, she has now built a body of work known for its distinctive texture, bold color combinations and compositions that are often whimsical, abstract and motivational in nature. Her art appeals to those who are young at heart and those who appreciate the positive side of life. Jodi has been published in 23 international mixed-media magazines including Cloth, Paper, Scissors, Cloth, Paper, Scissors STUDIOS, Somerset Studios, Artful Blogging, Artful Journaling and more. In 2014, Jodi’s painting “It’s Not Complicated” was featured in Incite 2 Color Passions: The Best of Mixed Media (North Light, 2014). She is represented by regional galleries in North Carolina and several others along the east coast. Jodi enjoys writing about her art and sharing her love of healing and motivation through creativity, and is a popular mixed media art teacher online and at in person classes. When not painting, she enjoys time with her two sons, Josh and Zach. Jodi welcomes visitors at her website, JodiOhl.com, and at her blog, SweetRepeats.blogspot.com.