Tag: Color

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…

Mixed-media art by Pam Carriker | ClothPaperScissors.com

Love Color? Then Put Your Color Wheel to Work

The basic color wheel may seem like an overly simple tool, with its six colors typically divided into pie chart slices. But don’t underestimate its power–using a color wheel can add punch to your art journaling techniques. In the following Q&A with Cloth Paper Scissors editorial director Jeannine Stein, Pam discusses the usefulness of the…

The Key To Color: A New Art Lesson on Using Green

It’s funny how easy it is to take color for granted. Living in the midwestern United States, my view outside is full of blue skies, firey sunsets, green trees and grass, and a rainbow of flowers in spring and summer. But all that changes come fall, when life begins to go dormant. The sky fades…

Seeing Stars: A Quick Color Tip For Painting the Night Sky

What do you think of when you ponder the color blue? It’s often associated with a comforting feeling of security or loyalty, a bright summer day or starry night sky, and of course, vital water. It even symbolizes knowledge and wisdom. Gina Lee Kim, who calls herself a “watercolorist who fell in love with mixed…

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.

Becky H., Connection 1

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.