The Mixed-Media Workshop is a brand new show airing every week exclusively on Craftdaily.com. Learn everything you ever wanted to know abut mixed media with quirky co-hosts Jenn Mason and Julie Fei-Fan Balzer. Get the latest and greatest on art journaling and bookmaking, collage and assemblage, mixed-media stitch and jewelry, printmaking and more. Don’t miss what these two zany friends have planned for your mixed-media pleasure. CraftDaily.com is your exclusive source for The Mixed-Media Workshop!
This season we’ll share everything from felt making and collage to printmaking and mixed-media jewelry—and everything in between! At the end of each episode you can spend time with Jenn and Julie as they discuss an Art Takeaway. Stop by and learn something new, laugh, and be inspired.
Join the discussion on social media by using our special hashtags for each episode.
Warm and Felted
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On this episode of The Mixed-Media Workshop, Jenn and Julie explore mixed-media felting techniques. Jenn shows Julie three ways to use dye in felted jewelry, and how to pick out the perfect thrift store sweater for felting. Don’t miss the “She said, she said” segment where Jenn and Julie challenge each other to a mixed-media felted jewelry duel. Julie chooses to use the felting machine but Jenn goes for the hand tools. Who did it better?
Not Stencil Shy
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On this episode of The Mixed-Media Workshop, Jenn and Julie share their tips and tricks for using stencils in your art. Julie shows Jenn three awesome ways to use your stencils with dramatic effects, and Julie even reveals her secret for using multiple stencils at once! Jenn shows Julie that she has her own stencil tricks, revealing her reductive stenciling technique. See how far you can push your stencils and share it with Jenn and Julie with the hashtag.
Exploring Gelli Printing
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On this episode of The Mixed-Media Workshop, Jenn and Julie get messy with gelli plate printing. Jenn shows Julie three ways to use bizarre items for awesome printed textures, and the trick to aligning your gelli plate for multi-layer prints. Julie shares Jenn’s obsession and shows you how to journal and use stencils on a gelli plate. You gelli?
More info coming soon
Stamps and Play
No place like home
Books R Us
Write it up
Heavy Metal Yo!
Let’s Face it
About the Hosts:
Julie Fei-Fan Balzer is the art journal and mixed-media artist behind the favorite stamp-carving book Carve, Stamp, Play.Julie blogs daily about her mixed-media endeavors at balzerdesigns.typepad.com and hosts the podcast “Adventures in Arting.”
Jenn Mason is a longtime mixed-media artist, author of several books, as well as Editorial Director of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine and now Director of Content Marketing at F+W, a Content + eCommerce Company.