All posts by Barbara Delaney

Carved Monoprints

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Artist Profile: Dean Nimmer

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Using Art Apps in Mixed Media

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5 Mixed-Media Techniques You’ll Learn (and Love!) from Dina Wakley

Dina Wakley, our featured artist this month, shares a multitude of tips and techniques for creating expressive mixed-media art. Her videos and books are chockfull of ideas and inspiration. Whether you’re new to mixed-media art or have enjoyed it for ages, you’ll find plenty of interesting and inspiring nuggets from Dina. Here are a few…

Ribbon Lettering with Marie Browning

If you like hand lettering as much as I do, you are always looking for new ways to add some style and interest to the letters you create. In the January 2018 Lettering Lesson, Marie Browning adds Ribbon Lettering to the lettering smorgasbord, and offers several options for taking these artful letters even further. You’ll…

Announcing the Mixed-Media Recipes Reader Challenge Finalists

We are pleased to announce the finalists for our Mixed-Media Recipes reader challenge. Thank you to all who participated in the challenge, and congratulations to the finalists: Amanda Kuykendall • Mooresville, NC Glenna Lundberg • Abbotsford, BC, Canada Indira Govindan • Summit, NJ Roseanne Fox • El Cerrito, CA Carolyn M. Newton • Ellenwood, GA…

Create a Fairy Tale Collage with Cathy Nichols

Cathy Nichols is known for her colorful artwork, and especially for the way she weaves stories into her art. In her January 2018 Art Lesson, Cathy shares how she uses selected words on a book page as a jumping-off point to create her colorful narrative collages. I loved the idea of starting with a book…

Holiday Lettering with Brittany Luiz

Get ready for some festive lettering! Whether you’re addressing holiday cards or making a special hand-lettered gift, the December Lettering Lesson will show you how to add that little something extra and take your hand lettering up a notch. Lettering artist Brittany Luiz demonstrates how to add embellishments to your letters, get an appliqué effect, and…