VIDEO: Turning Waking Art Into Real Art – Mixed Media Abstract Art

  Have you ever woken up with a picture in your head of a project you really need to do? Well, this happened to me yesterday. I woke with a really clear image in my head, this waking art just popped into my head as I became aware of the new day and started to open my eyes. But it wasn't just an image it was a feeling too, you know when you wake up and the images and feelings are all merged together as one? I couldn't hold…

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VIDEO: Mixed Media Collage Painting – Project 2 From My Burnout Series

  More burnout art today and a mixed media collage piece. Yep, I am owning it and calling it burnout work! If you aren't sure what I am going on about then visit last Wednesday's post and watch that video first, it will be a little clearer. It is not so drastic as it sounds, don't worry, but I have been suffering from a bit of burnout and decided that an easy come - easy go art session, which didn't have to result in anything, would help. I mean…

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VIDEO: Answering Questions And Mixed Media Speed Art

  I enjoy hearing about how people work and their creative process so when I recently got some questions about my process and how to cope with overthinking, a subject close to my heart as you know, I thought I would share my answers via this video. I also talk a little bit about burnout as I am just trying to work through a burnout at the moment. Hopefully, you also enjoy hearing about other people's creative processes and perhaps it will help you too with some of the…

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VIDEO: Mixed Media Art Journal Process – Gouache and Acrylic Paint Layers

    This is a page of gouache and acrylic paint layers and it has been sat in my junk journal for months! Well, actually, it has been sat in my junk journal half finished for months, if I want to be accurate about it! This gouache and acrylic paint layers page started life as just a gouache paint experiment on gesso until I spotted it again this week and decided to finish it with some acrylic paint. But you can watch the whole gouache and acrylic paint layer process…

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VIDEO: Color Combination – How To Use It To Inspire Your Art

  I've started to notice that some of the projects I've been sharing with you this year have been very lead by color combination. So today I thought I would lean fully into it and show you a study that I did recently that was completely lead by the colors. In fact the art is not at all important in this piece it was more about mixing the colors and trying them out, plus finding the right materials to get the look that was in my head out onto…

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