Mixed Media Art

Mixed media art is the practice of using different materials and art mediums in one piece. You can work on canvas, paper, wood, metal, and other surfaces. You can use acrylic paint, oil paint, watercolor, ink, oil pastels, colored pencils, charcoal and other mark making tools. You can also include collage elements, glitter, trinkets, and natural materials. Mixed media art is a way to express yourself outside the rules!

Giving Mixed Media Paintings as Gifts: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

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My Thoughts on Paintings as Gifts For me, art and gift giving have always gone together. I remember giving handmade gifts for birthdays and holidays from when I was a little kid, all the way up until recently. When you’re an artist, giving away your art as gifts almost seems a no-brainer. It’s low cost, …

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Happy Halloween! New YouTube Video: The World’s Most Haunted Painting?

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Happy Halloween! I thought it would be fun to do a “scary” video just in time for Halloween. Of course, it had to be art related. So, I Googled Haunted artwork. And what should appear? A story I had never heard before about a piece of art that is allegedly The World’s Most Haunted Painting …

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