The Mixed Media Club Blog

January 15, 2018

Squash Fold How-To

Here’s a quick how-to on making a simple fold-out for your journal, from PaperPixie:

January 15, 2018

Art Journal Flip

Here’s an art journal flip through from Ghostly.
January 15, 2018

CreativeSoul Photography

The husband and wife team at CreativeSoul Photography in Atlanta, Georgia has created a stunning collection of children’s photography. Their stylized photos of black girls with natural hair is particularly lovely. More work from CreativeSoul Photography can be seen on Instagram.
January 15, 2018

Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Nigerian mixed media artist Njideka Akunyili Crosby combines acrylics, transfers, and colored pencils to create works that are densely layered and filled with visual interest. More of her work can be found on her web site.
October 13, 2017

Anne Starling

Australian artist Anne Starling uses her printmaking skills to explore the urban and industrial landscape. More of Anne’s work can be seen on her web site, and on Instagram.
October 13, 2017

Crayon Resist Backgrounds

Here’s a very simple background idea, using stencils, crayons and watercolors, from Craft Test Dummies:
October 13, 2017

CA – TX Sketchbooks by Liz Steel

Here’s a quick flip through of three sketchbooks by Liz Steel. I particularly enjoyed this group of books, because Liz sketched locations in Dallas and Fort Worth, where I live.
September 27, 2017

Mixed Media Background by Toni Burt

I follow mixed media artist Toni Burt on Instagram, where she shows a steady stream of her finished pieces. I was delighted when I found her YouTube channel, where she shows a bit of how she creates her pieces. Here’s a quick background: