Tag: Assemblage

Mixed-media assemblage art by Tina Gilmore | ClothPaperScissors.com

How Radical Change Inspired This Assemblage Art

Tina Gilmore, whose mixed-media assemblage was featured in Cloth Paper Scissors, used art to channel a stressful time into something positive; see Ology for Beginners (here) to understand how, and be inspired.

Summer lovin’

I love making people,  l think that expressions on our faces speak more than words. I used recycled wood, rusty nails and wire, rubber ball, cotton wool, paper and acrylic paint, in creating this piece.  

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Mixed-Media Art Inspired by Autumn

When I see all the cool materials you can use to create amazing mixed-media art, I have one fear: becoming a hoarder. I want to save everything! But all of my supplies and ephemera actually have a purpose–at least, potentially. I have button drawer, a stash of yarn, and drawers full of paints, brushes, markers,…

Mixed-Media Art That Tells a Good Story

One of the things I love about art is that it reveals emotions we may not realize are so close to the surface. As we take the first steps to create something new, those emotions and ideas may shift, and begin to tell a story. That’s where the sweet spot is. When you can look…