VIDEO: Easy, Fearless Mixed Media Layers

We all want to make fearless mixed media art but I know that we can put a lot of pressure on ourselves to make 'beautiful' things, eye-pleasing art, can't we? But you know me, I love to creative play and not all creative play has to be 'beautiful'. All it really needs to be is free, experimental, and fun! So in my…

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VIDEO: Easy New Year Mixed Media Art – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Welcome to a New Year and some New year mixed media art! I thought I would kick this year off with another layered, abstract, hopefully relaxing page from my junk journal. I did this page the same time as last week's page so spot that lovely mint color again! So let me know what art you are focusing on this year and…

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VIDEO: Relaxed And Easy Festive Mixed Media Art Page

I did not intend this to be a festive mixed media art piece but that is where I think it turned up! Well, a festive mixed media art piece in that it has many traditional Christmas colours and some non-traditional Christmas colours too! I was very pleased with that mint colour that I mixed in the video. Might be my new favourite…

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VIDEO: Easy And Relaxing Art – Paint And Pen Doodle

I think that is might be time for some easy and relaxing art, because I am guessing that you might be a bit busy at the moment and might need to unwind! So I have been saving this paint and ballpoint pen doodle for just this occasion.  You might remember the last mini abstract? It was the abstract face exercise from a…

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VIDEO: DIY Journal: How To Work On Your Next Varied Page

I am back in my DIY journal this week with another page and jumping off where I left off last time. It is really fun working in a varied page DIY journal like this because it is challenging to make new art that is both different from the last, but also works with that original art that is peeking through.  So what…

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Did You Miss The Life Book Summit?

If you missed the Life Book Creativity and Wellbeing summit that ran back in September and you wanted to do all those amazing mixed media art activities, and learn all about next year's Life Book 2020 teachers, but you didn't get the time. Well you have another chance! It's back for the next week and you can watch the summit replay, for free,…

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VIDEO: Flowers And Graphite Junk Journal Page

Sometimes your junk journal page doesn't turn out the way you thought it would does it? I mean it is not like I had a plan for this junk journal page that I am sharing today, but I didn't think it would go the way that it did! Just as with last week's DIY art journal pages, I have also added in…

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VIDEO: Working On Two Art Journal Pages At Once

I'm working on two art journal pages in my video today. It's in a DIY journal that I made with my Patrons over on Patreon a few months ago. You might recognise it even if you haven't joined me on Pateon, because I recently decorated it's denim cover over on YouTube, well when I say recently I mean back in August! That…

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VIDEO: Try This MINI Abstract Faces Challenge!

Are you ready for a really challenging art challenge for your mini abstracts this week? I hope so, because this week we are going to make mini abstract faces! Don't worry I have some very simple steps to get you started and once you do start, well it is a little addictive, making abstract faces, so you will soon have a whole…

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