important art advice
Mixed Media Art

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 . . . really, Jaime? But hold up. How can I say I have the most important art advice? Well, it's because it actually doesn't come from me. It comes from you. YOU are the artist. You… Continue reading The Most Important Art Advice You’ll Ever Receive

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Mixed Media Art

Using Mixed Media Art to Cope

Using Mixed Media Art to Cope: My Story The day after Christmas 2009 was not a moment in my life I remember fondly. It's the day my ex-husband walked out on me and my then 3-year-old daughter. Needless to say, 2010 ended up being a rough year full of changes and sad realizations. The first… Continue reading Using Mixed Media Art to Cope

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Mixed Media Techniques & Tips

Getting Started with Mixed Media Art, Part 2: Materials

  Let me run a few words by you: Glitter Shiny things Embellishments Do these words make your heart happy? If they do, you're in the right place! In today's blog post, we will talk about the materials you can use to make mixed media art. To paraphrase the famous words of Will Farrell in… Continue reading Getting Started with Mixed Media Art, Part 2: Materials

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Mixed Media Techniques & Tips

Getting Started With Mixed Media Art: What Surface to Use?

Let's take a trip (In our favorite rocket ship?) If you know the song above, I am so sorry. That was no way to make a good first impression. Now that Little Einstein's song will be on repeat in your head ALL day. Let me start over. Do you remember your favorite things to do… Continue reading Getting Started With Mixed Media Art: What Surface to Use?