Tag: Valentine

Free Valentine’s Day Downloads from Rae Missigman

Valentine’s Day is all about love, and in that spirit we’ve got some free Valentine-themed downloads created just for you by mixed-media artist Rae Missigman. We are enamored with Rae’s vibrant, layered style, and these images are perfect for this special day, and beyond. Included in the collection are a heart, a pair of wings,…

Paper Hearts: A Step-by-Step Tutorial

We love incorporating heart designs into our art—not only on Valentine’s Day, but any day of the year. This 3-D paper hearts project designed by Jenn Mason was featured on the cover of our special issue, Paper Art. It’s a beautiful piece of art you can give to a loved one or display in a…

Valentine Cards: Fall in Love with Foiling

Want to add some shimmer to your mixed-media Valentine cards? Try foiling! In this article from our January/February 2016 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, artist Diana Trout shares easy ways to add foil to handmade cards. You can also use these techniques in other mixed-media paper art projects: journal pages, collage—the possibilities are endless. Foiled Again…

How to Make a Paper Feather Wreath

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and that means it’s the perfect time to incorporate hearts into your mixed-media artwork. This lovely heart-shaped paper feather wreath was designed by artist Julie Fei-Fan Balzer and featured on the cover of our special issue, I {Heart} Paper. Follow Julie’s tutorial below to create your own! Feather…

black, white, read all over ornament challenge due July 11, 2014

My Frida Kahlo ornament can be used year round as it includes various drawings that I have did of Frida Kahlo throughout her lifetime.  I trimmed down on of my art exhibition postcard invitations to the proper size, then added color red heart made from silky ribbon.  I, also, added a red ribbon, recycled, to hang…

Heart Mixed Media Piece

This Mixed Media Heart piece was made with Acrylic Paint, Fiber Paste, and Handmade Paper.  It's Collaged with a Paper Heart in blues, A Bird Doily surrounding and Lyrics to an old love song.  Background is deep Pink and lyrics read; 'Give Your Heart and Soul to Me and Life Will Always be, La Vie An Rose'.  By Karen…

French Girl in Love

This is a mixed media collage painting that I made mixing traditional techniques with digital techniques, combining all elements on canvas.