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Studio Saturdays: Recycled Mixed-Media Art

Recycling things into art is as old as…well, art. Artists are expert at seeing an item’s potential beyond what it was intended for. Whether out of frugality, necessity, or the need for a creative challenge, artists continue to raise the bar transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. I made this mixed-media three-dimensional dress out of…

Studio Saturdays: Wonderful Watercolor

Watercolor is taking the mixed-media world by storm, showing up on art journal pages, in collages, and in hand lettering. Artists are discovering that it’s incredibly easy to get stunning results with this gorgeous medium. I used three easy watercolor techniques in my art journal to get very different effects: I painted a dry-brush background,…

Studio Saturdays: The art (and fun) of stamping

I have been hoarding collecting rubber stamps since I was in college, simply because I have so much fun with them, and I can use them in every aspect of my art. A stamp can be a focal image on a journal page, create a bold or subtle background on a collage, build a border on a card,…