June 19, 2017

Found Poetry on Pinterest

Since we’re doing a found poetry postcard swap this month here at Mixed Media Club, I decided to put together some examples. Check out my found poetry board on Pinterest.

June 19, 2017

Mary Chamberlain

Mary Chamberlain paints newspaper and magazine pages, and assembles them into the faces they were meant to be.

More of Mary’s work can be seen on Instagram.

June 19, 2017

Amy Sherald

Painter Amy Sherald creates beautiful, surreal portraits of African-American subjects, in vivid colors. I love that she uses grays for skin tones.

More of Amy’s work can be seen on her web site.

June 6, 2017

Peeled Paint Background

Here’s a lesson from Donna Salazar, showing how to do a peeled paint background on canvas, with supplies you probably already have:

June 6, 2017

All About Gesso

Here’s a great video from Bloknote, about the wheres and whys of gesso:

June 5, 2017

Jonathan Harris Speed Art

Here’s a quick video from Jonathan Harris, showing the creation of a universe with spray paint:

June 5, 2017

Zemer Peled

Israeli artist Zemer Peled makes cactus-like sculptures from ceramics and porcelain shards. The results are lovely and delicate.

Here’s a quick video interview:

You can see more of Zemer’s work on her web site.

May 29, 2017

Quick Tape Transfer Lesson

Here’s a two-minute video from Mr. Otter Art Studio, showing how to do small tape transfers: