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 …

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 …

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 Create a Mixed Media Background

Painting on a mixed media canvas provides a forgivable surface you can wipe clean to start again. You can create a mixed media background with scrapbooking paper or photos printed on hp Brochure Paper 180 g. Step 1: First, tear pieces of paper and arrange a design on a canvas. Step 2: Next, apply Golden …

The Entrepreneurial Artist

I’ll be honest; I’m mesmerized by the business side of art because I find the idea that people can do what they love and get paid for it fascinating. Entrepreneurs like Kelly Rae Roberts and Mary Engelbreit motivate me. These innovative women took their artistic passions into the marketplace and changed the world for the better. Kelly Rae Roberts was …

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