Stencil Girl: Mixed Media Art Techniques

Mixed Media Made Magnificent! We bet you haven’t had a chance to check out these really cool videos from the Stencil Girl herself, Mary Beth Shaw. But we also know that once you do, you’re going to be so excited by all the possibilities that using stencils can afford you, whether you work in...

Mixed Media Techniques: 3 Step-by-Step Art Projects

Structure can be a good thing; there’s a time and a place for everything, after all. But when it comes to art, exploration is key to finding out how far you can take a painting―and how deeply you’re willing to express your vision. Some artists prefer to learn a single medium, and often simply...

Mixed Media Collage | Brenda Swenson

Watercolorist Brenda Swenson shakes creative boredom by making colorful mixed-media collages. Here she shares her step-by-step process for San Juan Bautista Mission (watercolor collage on paper, 11×15). Read her article “Little Pieces of Color” in Watercolor Artist (June 2011).   Step 1: Drawing the Image on Watercolor Paper Consulting my reference photo (below), I...

Incite Mixed Media Competition

Incite2: Color Passions A hardbound showcase of the best in mixed-media expression This competition is closed. Winners will be notified by December 31, 2013. EXTENDED DEADLINE: November 29, 2013 CLOSED DEADLINE: November 1, 2013 artwork eligibility Brilliant color is everywhere. It’s in the shades of green on spring trees. It’s the mix of a...