Discover Mixed Media: Collage Sculpture Projects & Techniques

Combining different art materials to arrive at your own creative destination has never been so much fun. Whatever your vision for your own mixed media art projectsmixed media painting, mixed media collage—you’re certain to develop it here. Mixed media art techniques and ideas are just a click away!

New Book: Experimental Painting

Experimental Painting: Inspirational Approaches for Mixed Media Art (North Light Books) by Lisa L. Cyr Experimental Painting investigates exploratory methodologies, techniques and approaches in mixed-media art. Throughout the highly visual book, many exciting in-depth demonstrations are featured, documenting cutting-edge mixed-media painting processes from concept to final execution. To offer an extensive...

Rules Don’t Apply

Get an exciting sneak preview of Cathy Johnson’s Artist’s Journal Workshop, where she explains that sometimes the rules just don’t apply. To paraphrase Pirates of the Caribbean, “They’re more like guidelines, anyway.” Rules Don’t Apply All too often someone will make a sweeping statement about what you “should” do in the...

Watercolor Artist Index | Years at a Glance

Who was the artist who painted with tea bags? What are some different tools for masking? How can you avoid making mud? Find all of your favorite articles and featured artists from the Watercolor Artist—and Watercolor Magic—archive with these handy downloadable indexes.

Pastel Journal Index | Years at a Glance

Who was that pastelist who paints en (extreme) plein air? What's the best way to judge your own values? Whether it's your favorite Pastel Pointers column or an artist's feature from years' past that you're after, you can track down the issue in which it was published with these handy downloadable...

Monarch Sky (acrylic, 30x40) by Rick Pas, acrylic painting tip

5 Artists’ Approaches to Acrylic

In the July/August 2011 issue of The Artist’s Magazine five masters of acrylic—Sherry Loehr, Pat Stanley, Rick Pas, Mark Bratovich and Donna Watson— shared tips on how to conjure a range of effects with this versatile medium. Here is some art that didn’t appear in the issue. Click here to watch...