Pressed Flower Mixed Media Collage

This is a great mixed media project for beginners that need a little help with creating a background. Begin with a frame. You can see how to crackle a frame by accessing this post: Mixed Media Collage Recycling Project. For the background, I used “Pure Joy” Art-to-Borrow by Rachel Emilie Jackson that was included in theSomerset …

Salt Dough Sculpture How To Video

Excited to be a feature artist on Crafty as B Bradley's YouTube channel, demonstrating how to make a Salt Dough Sculpture . Salt dough sculpture is a wonderful craft that can be enjoyed by all ages. Here are some posts you can explore for ideas and tips: https://jodeelunaart.com/2016/10/21/salt-dough-sculpture/ https://jodeelunaart.com/2011/12/18/dough-art-a-craft-for-kids-of-all-ages/ https://jodeelunaart.com/creativity/artwork/dough-sculpture/    

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 …

My Funny Valentine

It is rare in one’s lifetime to meet someone with whom your soul feels safe; someone who enlarges your heart and diminishes your fears and makes you laugh until your sides ache. We are two imperfect people, my Valentine and I, stumbling along life’s path with clasped hands. Sometimes we wrangle over home décor (both …

For the Love of Texture: 7 Mixed Media Tips

When I was a little girl, I loved all things soft and natural and feathery. Even though I’ve grown into woman skin, the little girl inside still delights in touching different textures. This is one BIG reason why I seek to explore and experiment with mixed media art. Mixed media gives me the opportunity to …

How to Make a Vintage Masquerade Mask

Soft and feminine yet brazen and bold; Hardly descriptors seeming to go together, except when you’re making a vintage, mixed media masquerade mask. I’d envisioned a vintage mask for weeks. In fact, the concept captivated me because I love all things vintage—aged colors of yellow ochre and burnt sienna with a splash of aqua green; …