VIDEO: Making An Acrylic Paint And Pastel Doodle Painting

  I thought I would break out the soft pastels for today's pastel doodle project. Do you use them? They aren't the first coloring material that I usually reach for but I thought it would be fun play with them and see what I could do. I am using them with acrylic paint so I have some tips on how to use…

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VIDEO: Saving Messy Art PLUS DIY Sticky Masks

I love messy art! I think it is totally part of the process and has so many important uses for us as artists. But I also know that messy art can be frustrating sometimes and we might end up feeling that we have gone too far and need to ditch the art or recycle it.  If you have gone through this too…

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VIDEO: More Gel Printing Ideas – Reuse Masking Film!

Gel printing cards again this week and sticking with that double-sided card idea, if you missed it check last week's post for the first card in this series. This week I found a couple of faces in the gel print design! So had to try and bring them out! But faces aren't the only thing I thought I would try out this…

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VIDEO: Easy Painted Doodle Inspiration

  Hey all, it is a new video day and this week I have a painted doodle, collage page in my junk journal for some inspiration for you. I am just loving layering doodles and paint marks at the moment and each time I do it they seem to get more complex. I am challenging myself to see how many layers I…

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VIDEO: Bright Mixed Media Art

  I felt like do something super bright to cheer us all up! I have been a little under the weather recently and so something bright and bold was definitely called for! When you work for yourself and you aren't able to to work at the same level that you are use to it is a little bit of a shock to…

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VIDEO: Three Easy Watercolor Abstract Inspiration

  Last week I was playing with acrylic paint and brushstrokes and sharing ideas on how to get the most out of your mark making. This week I have swapped to watercolor! So let's play with our brushstrokes and see what kind of looks we can get with this wonderful medium. I am just going to use a mop brush for my…

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VIDEO: How To Use Your Brush To Add Texture

  One of the things that I have been playing around with and experimenting with a lot recently is simple ways to add texture with a brush to my mixed media and acrylic painting projects. It is like brush mark making 101 but it is super fun and well worth trying if you are a newbie or revisiting if you are more…

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Mixed Media Video Hop Heads-Up!

  Hey Gang, There is a Mixed Media Video Hop going on! It starts today and there are six amazing artists to watch and arty giveaway's too. You might remember that I mentioned it in my video last Sunday? Well, I have not been able to join in with them all at the last minute but I didn't want you to miss…

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