What is mixed media? At its essence, mixed-media art is about using more than one medium in a piece of art. Beyond that requirement, mixed-media art techniques are boundless. To give you an idea of the range, we’ve assembled five different mixed-media artists with five different approaches in Exploring Mixed Media Techniques: 5 Free Mixed Media Art Techniques and Projects. Whether you like to work on paper, canvas, or fabric, these ideas will get you started. Use any or all of these art techniques to jump start a day of creativity or work them into your own private day of experimentation.