VIDEO: Mixing Acrylic, Acryl Gouache and Gouache Paint Layers

I am flexing my mixed media muscles today with a double page spread in my junk journal that is all about experimenting with gouache and acrylic paint. You have seen me use gouache before, I go through my gouache phases! And you have seen me use it with acrylic paint in the same piece. But usually it will be as just a…

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VIDEO: How Many Times Can This Art Change Directions?

Have you had pieces change direction on you this week? So you are working on an art project, it starts off as one thing but ends up something else entirely! Much like my piece for you today, it started as an abstract, went through a doodle phase then finished as a stylised flower. A rainbow stylised flower. So I hope you enjoy…

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VIDEO: Mixed Media Acrylic Painting And An Art Challenge!

How have you been getting on with your layering? Have you managed to keep on layering and working through the stops? Well I am back to some abstract layering this week for this piece today and I have a little art challenge for you. Watch the video through to find out more. And I hope you have fun with it! Now as…

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VIDEO: Simple Mixed Media Flower Canvas

I am trying to recharge and refresh some old canvases and this week I thought I would 'save' this mini canvas with a simple mixed media flower. It is very abstract but fun to do. Now I start with a yellow underpainting and you will see why in the video! So enjoy watching the process and having a play yourself on one…

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VIDEO: Layering Acrylics Like Watercolors

We all love layering acrylics, don't we? And I have been doing lots of layering recently with my Keep On Layering Exercises over the last couple of weeks but how about using the other thing I love to do? Using acrylic paint like it is a watercolor  and layering like that?  It is definitely more challenging but just as fun and I'm sharing…

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VIDEO: How To Start A Page From The Focal Image

Today I thought we could have a play with the whole art journal or mixed media project making process and turn it on it's head! Reverse it! Make the page backwards! Ok, so what I really mean is let's just start with the focal image and see how we can make the art from there. What steps will we need to do…

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VIDEO: Layer With Me Step By Step

Welcome to your 'Layer With Me' video and it is here as a big thank you to you for getting me to 10K subs on YouTube. You voted for it and it is finally here! So I hope you enjoy it. Remember to watch it through, then bookmark the video to work through the layers at your own speed, pausing when you…

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VIDEO: Paper Doodles – Part 2

How have you been getting on with your paper doodles? Do you remember last week I showed you how to do the Paper Doodles technique. Well, I hope you have been having fun with them! So I am back today with another paper doodle to give you some more inspiration. Don't forget to watch the original video that shows you how to…

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