Tag: Color

Exploring Color: Unlocking the Secrets

Color is such a significant part of mixed-media art that I sometimes take it for granted. But while making a collage recently my attitude toward color changed, thanks to two different color resources—a book and video—that played a major role. Both helped me create a piece in which exploring color played a huge part, taking…

Get Ready to Master Color!

Earlier this week we talked about surfaces to use for your mixed-media art, but what happens after you’ve chosen the best substrate for your project? Color happens! Dina Wakley is here with her premiere Art Lesson: “Like-Minded Hues,” which is all about using analogous colors. This kicks off Dina’s four tutorials for our 2015 Art…

Find Color Courage With This Trick

Hi, Dina Wakley here. I’m excited to share a little tip with you from my new DVD, Art Journal Color Courage. People tell me all the time that I’m good with color. Here’s my secret … I’m good with color because I memorized the color wheel. Yep! I’ve got the color wheel memorized. Having this…

Create Rich, Beautiful, Intense Colors

Gina Kim loves color, and says, “No other subject stimulates my creative heart, fuels my passion for beauty, and feeds my soul more than color.” Gina says, “My methods are quick (I add color to my backgrounds quickly) and the rewards are amazing–rich, beautiful, and intense color with a touch of whimsy.” Gina shares her…

Becky H., Connection 2

recycling photos from one issue of Cloth, Paper, Scissors for the majority of this collage and other magazine photos to fill in to make this collage which represents, creativity, sharing ideas, and encouragement. I think I prefer version 1 better but it was fun to make two different styles with one piece of art.