11 Creative Mixed-Media Art Ideas

Oh my gosh–I’m so excited about today’s newsletter and the accompanying huge sale! Today I offer you a feast of mixed-media art projects that include painting with watercolor, printmaking, doodle art, wearable art, and more!

And as I mentioned above, there’s a special sale going on: get 50% off almost everything at the Interweave store! So when you fall madly in love with one of these mixed-media art techniques, simply click the book title and add it to your cart. These books and magazines feature the projects in the photos, plus plenty of other mixed-media projects to keep you creating. ~Cherie

Mixed-media art techniques with Tracie Lyn Huskamp | ClothPaperScissors.com
Tracie Lyn Huskamp’s personalized messenger bag

1. Make a personalized messenger bag (Tracie Lyn Huskamp; Cloth Paper Scissors, July/August 2015)

Mixed-media art techniques with Lesley Riley | ClothPaperScissors.com
Mixed-media art by Lesley Riley

2. Incorporate repeating elements in your mixed-media design (Lesley Riley; Creative Lettering Workshop: Combining Art With Quotes in Mixed Media)

Mixed-media art techniques with Joan Bess | ClothPaperScissors.com
Joan Bess’s printmaking tutorial

3. Use a Gelli® plate for printmaking (Joan Bess; Gelli Plate Printing: Mixed-Media Monoprinting Without a Press)

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Mixed-media art techniques with Quinn McDonald | ClothPaperScissors.com
Mixed-media art idea from Quinn McDonald

4. Draw designs on leaves for nature-inspired mixed-media art (Quinn McDonald; Inner Hero Creative Art Journal: Mixed-Media Techniques to Silence Your Inner Critic)

Mixed-media art techniques with Barbara Lewis | ClothPaperScissors.com
Wearable art / Mixed-media jewelry by Barbara Lewis

5. Make a leather and metal bracelet (Barbara Lewis; Mastering Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry: The Next Steps in Painting with Fire)

Mixed-media art techniques with Pam Carriker | ClothPaperScissors.com
Mixed-media art by Pam Carriker

6. Use gouache as a resist (Mixed-Media Portraits with Pam Carriker: Techniques for Drawing and Painting Faces)

Mixed-media art techniques with Gina Rossi Armfield | ClothPaperScissors.com
Watercolor tip from Gina Rossi Armfield

7. Use watercolor on an art journal page and blow the ink (Gina Rossi Armfield; No Excuses Watercolor: Painting Techniques for Sketching and Journaling)

Mixed-media art techniques with Dorit Elisha | ClothPaperScissors.com
Screenprinting technique from Dorit Elisha

8. Practice screenprinting with a drawing-fluid resist (Dorit Elisha; Printmaking + Mixed Media: Simple Techniques and Projects for Paper and Fabric)

Mixed-media art techniques with Margaret Peot | ClothPaperScissors.com
Art stencil idea with Margaret Peot

9. Design a custom floor mat with your art stencils (Margaret Peot; Stencil Craft: Techniques for Fashion, Art and Home)




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Mixed-media art techniques with Serena Barton | ClothPaperScissors.com
My Mother’s Clothes (oil, cold wax, plaster, graphite powder and rusted cloth on panel, 12×12) by Serena Barton

10. Embellish your art with cloth (Serena Barton; Wabi Sabi Painting With Cold Wax: Adding Body, Texture and Transparency)

Mixed-media art techniques with Jill Berry | ClothPaperScissors.com
DIY Zen Doodled mug by Jill Berry

11. Use your Zen doodle and drawing skills to design your own coffee mug (Jill Berry; Zen Doodle Workshop)

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