To a mixed-media artist, any kind of art/craft supply is fair game. But there are some mixed-media supplies that are especially attractive because of their juicy color, their versatility, or both. In our latest eBook, Using Mixed-Media Supplies: Free Guide to Alcohol Ink, Gel Medium and Other Supplies for Mixed-Media Art, expert artists show you how to get great results with some of the most popular materials.
The many different forms of gel medium are the mixed-media supplies that hold the art world together. Two articles, The Workshop: Sticking Together and A Look At: Pastes and Gel Mediums answer the question "What is gel medium?" in all its forms and explain how to use gel medium to get the best results.
For a burst of color, you can't beat alcohol inks. Two artists, Cathy Taylor and Mandy Russell, show you how to use alcohol inks in different ways. In Re-Think Alcohol Ink and Alcohol Inks and Oil Pastels: An Irresistible Mix, you'll learn different alcohol ink techniques like painting and resist methods that you can use in future projects.
|Cathy Taylor shares alcohol ink
techniques for painting.
The range and type of water-soluble art supplies has exploded recently and they are perfect for art journaling and other mixed-media pursuits. Our editors reviewed some of the best sketching pencils, watercolor pencils, and other art journaling supplies in A Look At: Water-Soluble Art Supplies. First, they explore how to use sketching pencils and Liquid Pencil, then review the options for using watercolor pencils, and conclude with other fun water-soluble mixed-media art supplies like blocks, crayons, and shimmering watercolors.
When looking to create collages, art journals, paintings and more, you will love having Using Mixed-Media Supplies: Free Guide to Alcohol Ink, Gel Medium and Other Supplies for Mixed-Media Art as a resource.
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