An Engine for Your Creativity In college, I created a series of mixed media collages that incorporated several of the same images, but each looked different in its final form and presented a distinctive narrative. It was a marathon of nights filled with cutting and pasting, but I loved the way you could layer different…
Giovanni Boldini’s sketchy style is half free gesture and half unrestrained abstract painting. A reminder that painting with freedom and looseness is key!
Being a copy cat helps artists hone in on expert drawing techniques. You get to study master drawings for processes and learn the habits of the greats.
Attack your canvas with more paint texture, whether grazing it with a tissue, scratching at it with a blade or building up the surface.
Mixed Media: Oil painting with gilding
Alex Powers has the ability to pull from a diverse background of sources to create his mixed media works, mostly involving drawing expressive faces.
Mixed Media: Hand. fish. Glass. Water.
Mixed Media Looking back in time using mixed media to create a layering of effects.
Art journals, just like sketchbooks, are great for quick pen drawings, working through compositional possibilities and practicing mark-making.
Mixed Media I was feeling pretty down the other day, and so I drew this because I felt like I was drowning in darkness. As if I was falling inside the black, where no one could hear me from the abyss. This is also a song reference. “Falling Inside The Black” by the rock band…
Mixed Media Shiloh is the next Shadow Demon queen.
Mixed Media From the series “Please do not kill butterflies”, pins, oil and pencil on paper, 28 x 50 cm, 2016. Original sold. Please, all these dead animals … Of course, not everyone of us can or want become vegetarian. Sure, in some cases, maybe, the medical experimentation needs them to get results. But we…