Mixed-Media Supplies

Learn how to use a variety of tools and mixed-media supplies in your artwork, including brayers, stamps, stencils, gel mediums, colored pencils, alcohol inks, transfers–the list goes on and on!

Road Test: Experimenting with Nuvo Embellishment Mousse

Nuvo Embellishment Mousse is quite versatile. This acrylic, paste-like shimmery product with pigmented mica powder is water soluble and permanent when dry. It mixes with ink, acrylic paint, and even watercolor paint, as well as acrylic mediums. The consistency is thick and ultra creamy. This mousse has little to no odor, and mixes quickly and…

Get Creative with Double Tack Mounting Film

Looking for a unique way to add texture to your artwork? Try double-sided adhesive. In our “A Look At” column in our May/June 2017 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors, artist Darlene Olivia McElroy demonstrates the effects you can get using Grafix® Double Tack® Mounting Film with foiling, microbeads and more. Check out Darlene’s techniques below and get inspired. A…

Distress Spray Stains and Jane Davenport's Case of "Rainbowitis"

This week my latest Art Lesson in the Supply Stash Series is released. Number 11 is devoted to Distress Stains, inks, and markers. My goal for these Art Lessons is to stretch the boundaries of artist materials and show you different ways to use these mixed-media art supplies, so I concentrated on the free-wheeling nature…