The Mixed Media Club Blog

May 16, 2017

Acrylic Painting Tip #1

Here’s a great tip about thinning acrylic paints from Emily Kline:

The medium she’s using is acrylic painting medium, from Matisse.

May 15, 2017

Wanderlust Gluebook Flip Through

This book by Christine Hiester is a little more of an art journal than a gluebook, but still uses minimal supplies, and lots of glued elements, combined with journaling.

May 15, 2017

Gluebook Flip Through

Here’s a flip through of my very first gluebook, from 2004. Seems like yesterday…

May 14, 2017

Lorenzo Quinn

Artist Lorenzo Quinn created this sculpture for the 2017 Venice Biennale. Titled Support, the piece is a pair of pale hands, rising out of the water, supporting the sides of the Ca’ Sagredo Hotel. It’s a statement about the impact of climate change and constantly rising sea levels on the ancient city.

You can see more of his work on his web site.

May 13, 2017

Anne With an E Titles

I’m watching the new Anne of Green Gables series, Anne With an E, on Netflix this weekend, and was struck by the beautiful artwork in the title sequence.

I did a little hunting, and discovered the visuals are by artist Brad Kunkle. See more of his lovely work on his web site.

May 11, 2017

Art Journal Flip Through

Here’s a quick art journal flip through, from Ghostly:

May 11, 2017

Edgar Artis

Illustrator Edgar Artis creates whimsical designs using a combination of his fashion sketches and everyday things, like these strawberries. You can see more of his clever work on Instagram.

May 10, 2017

Inspired by Frida

Are you inspired by Frida? Me, too! Check out my Inspired by Frida board on Pinterest.