Mixed Media Art

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What It’s Really Like to be an Artist (One Artist’s Perspective)

I was sitting at my easel last night, working on one of my newest paintings and thinking, as I normally ...
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Get to Know Me: 10 Questions for the Artist Behind the Blog

We're already halfway through the first month of 2020, and if you're anything like me, you're still halfway between the ...
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Giving Mixed Media Paintings as Gifts: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

For me, art and gift giving have always gone together. I remember giving handmade gifts for birthdays and holidays from ...
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Getting Ready for My First Big Art Show

Saturday, November 16, 2019 marked my participation in my first big community art show and let me tell you, it ...
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Happy Halloween! New YouTube Video: The World’s Most Haunted Painting?

Happy Halloween! I thought it would be fun to do a "scary" video just in time for Halloween. Of course, ...
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Using Halloween Art Supplies to Make an Abstract Mixed Media Painting

It's no secret that I love skulls. At Christmas, I have a tabletop tree that is decorated only in skull-themed ...
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I Rank My Top 7 Favorite Mixed Media Art Mediums

I threw myself wholeheartedly into mixed media art about 3 years ago. In that time, I've tried out a lot ...
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How I Developed My Current Mixed Media Art Style

Developing my art style was one of the most frustrating processes I have gone through as an artist. Yes, really ...
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The Most Important Art Advice You’ll Ever Receive

Bold title, yes? The most important art advice you'll ever receive? I know what you might be thinking . ...
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5 Artists From History Who Will Inspire Your Art

One of the things my art mentor has pushed me to do is study and think about artists from history ...
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