One thing that keeps me enamored with mixed-media art is texture. I love all the roughness, bumps, patina, and grit that give artwork depth. Visual texture has the same effect—there’s nothing I like more than lingering over a piece, taking in the layers of color, pattern, and shape. Texture is so much a part of mixed…
Creative lettering is a beautiful expression of what we love about life. It gives us room to expand on words that move us. Find inspiration here!
Learn how to draw doodle art that honors your family in “Doodled Heirlooms,” an article by Angharad Edwards.
Preview how to customize your art journal or sketchbook using a fun tool that you may remember from your childhood,
Creating playful words and letters using block and bubble lettering styles brings me right back to my childhood. I always had a notebook on hand and would get lost in a world of doodling chunky, fun inspirational words and phrases…
Oil pastels offer a short learning curve and little setup–open the box and start creating. Read this free article from Cloth Paper Scissors to learn more!
Today I’m pleased to bring you a guest blog post from Mary Beth Shaw, mixed-media artist, author, and founder of StencilGirl Products. Mary Beth is also one of four artist/instructors featured in Art Journaling Live 3, along with Gina Rossi Armfield, Nathalie Kalbach, and Jodi Ohl! Score this lively DVD kit and learn how to rock…
Incorporating hand-drawn letters and numbers into mixed-media art can be done in an artful way that’s both personal and expressive.
A free mini-lesson on watercolor painting for beginners from Gina Rossi Armfield. Use this idea for your art journal and more!
For the project in this new Lettering Lesson, Taylor Huizenga created a sticker label for her scrapbook as a keepsake from her trip to England.