Tag: Art To Wear

Create Doodles on T-Shirts with a Bleach Pen

Need some new pieces for your wardrobe? Here’s an idea: add doodles to a t-shirt! Kim Ballor shows you how in this tutorial from our spring 2016 issue of Zen Doodle Workshop. Try this technique on a new shirt, or use it to upgrade an older top. Wearable Doodles by Kim Ballor Back in the…

Make the Perfect ‘Game of Thrones’ Accessory

Still reeling from Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” finale? Wondering how you’re going to wait for the season 8 premiere? Well, my mixed-media friends, I have the perfect project for you. These dragon egg beads designed by Rachel Stewart were first featured in our September/October 2016 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors — and they’re perfect for any…

Embellish a Scarf in 7 Easy Steps | Wearable Art

The May/June issue of Cloth Paper Scissors is all about creating mixed-media wearable art that fits your style. According to Editorial Director Jeannine Stein, mixed-media wearables are “something artists don’t always think about when they’re knee-deep in art journals, painstakingly piecing together an assemblage, or strategizing a collage design.” She goes on to say, “But why shouldn’t…

Making Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry: 4 Safety Tips

Art-making is pretty safe compared to other hobbies. Mixed-media jewelry, however, has some risk involved. That’s why an overview of safety tips is one of the first things that Barbara Lewis, author of Mastering Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry. “Working with fire and powdered glass has some inherent dangers,” she says. “Let’s see how we can protect…

A Full-Fledged Traveling Art Studio

While looking through the newest issue of Studios (Summer 2014), I couldn’t help but notice one thing that several of the articles have in common—at least three of the featured artists credit their mothers for their creativity. While I wasn't looking for that link, it is fitting, since Mother’s Day is just around the corner.…

The Charms of Mixed-Media Jewelry

When I was a little girl, my aunts started a gold charm bracelet for me. For several years, on each birthday and Christmas, a tiny package arrived with a new charm. I still have it-wore it on my wedding day as my something blue, because some of the charms have blue stones. What luck! You…