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Mixed Media Techniques & Tips

Colored Pencils Hack for Mixed Media Artists

A couple of years ago, I bought my first (and only) set of really high quality colored pencils. They are the Caran D'ache Luminance Colored Pencils. You can get them in a small set of 12 pencils all the way up to a full set, which I think is 76 or 84 pencils. (And quite… Continue reading Colored Pencils Hack for Mixed Media Artists

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Mixed Media Art

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. Back in 2016, when I started really taking my art seriously, I was in several online classes and started following artists on Instagram and YouTube. One thing that really bothered me was seeing each artist's… Continue reading How I Developed My Current Mixed Media Art Style

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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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Creativity

My “Creating Art” Song Playlist (15 Songs!)

My Song Playlist for Creating Art It's time for a good, old fashioned . . . song playlist. For me, creating art and listening to music go together like peanut butter and jelly. Mac and cheese. Coffee and creamer. You get the idea. Only, my taste in music is a little offbeat. Okay, a lot… Continue reading My “Creating Art” Song Playlist (15 Songs!)