Mixed Media Collage Recycling Project

This post features a mixed media project that I created using a recycled picture frame, a jewelry heart piece, and scrapbook scraps. I've had a desire to create more mixed media artwork using supplies I've already had around the house. The suggested supplies are listed below: A picture frameA thin canvasAcrylic paintGolden Gel MediumAn assortment …

“Oh Little Sparrow” Mixed Media Collage

Whenever I feel afraid, I remember the little sparrows in Matthew 10:29: “Are not two sparrows sold for a cent? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father.” This scripture reminds me of the intimate care our Heavenly Father provides for us. So in order to help process my grief over …

Fun and Easy Salt Dough Art Projects

Salt dough sculpture is a fun and easy art activity for people of all ages. I've made a series of free YouTube videos that demonstrate the entire process and are easy to follow. The Salt Dough Garden Bunny video features the bunny in the photo above, using a technique where you mix the paint and …

Salt Dough Snowman Ornaments

Making a salt dough snowman is a fun holiday craft for all ages. This YouTube video will give you step-by-step instructions: Salt Dough Snowman Ornaments. The Recipe is simple: 1 Cup of Flour1/2 Cup of Salt1/2 Cup of Water Here's some other items I suggest: Twigs for armsTin foil to lighten ornamentsOrange toothpick for nose …

Dream Eye Water Color Portrait Lesson

The Dream Eye Watercolor Portrait Lesson is a fun and easy art activity. Learn how to use carbon paper to transfer a copy of the mixed media painting I created, and how to use water color pencils to create your own artwork: Supplies: All you need are watercolor pencils, carbon paper and watercolor paper. I've …

How to Decorate a Masquerade mask with Mixed Media

This lesson will feature how to decorate a masquerade mask with mixed media. I demonstrated how to sculpt a mask out of clay in How to Make a Masquerade Mask Part I. Here are the supplies you will need: A clay mask, plaster cloth mask, or paper mache mask Golden's Regular Gel (Matte) An assortment of …

How to Make a Plaster Cloth Masquerade Mask

This post features how to make a plaster cloth masquerade mask. Here is a suggested supply list: Rigid Wrap Plaster Cloth Sculpey polymer clay Vaseline Card stock You will need to create a clay mask to use as a mold. Please refer to a previous post, "How to Make a Masquerade Mask." READ THE ENTIRE …

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