Archive for the 'Mixed-Media Art' Category

5 Unlikely Uses for Gesso

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Inside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder […]

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Inside every artist’s toolkit, there should be gesso. It is so useful that it is an integral part of every mixed-media artist’s creative process. It is typically a white paint mixed with some sort of chalk, which provides plenty of “tooth” for later layers of paint — but that is not all that this wonder […]

Add Dimension with this Resin-Layering Technique

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Do you love the worn, painted look resin creates in a bezel? This informative Jewelry Affaire article is on loan to show our Somerset Place readers a resin-layering technique that will add new dimension to your jewelry and mixed-media projects. We can’t wait to see what you make using this technique!

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Do you love the worn, painted look resin creates in a bezel? This informative Jewelry Affaire article is on loan to show our Somerset Place readers a resin-layering technique that will add new dimension to your jewelry and mixed-media projects. We can’t wait to see what you make using this technique!

Dina Wakley-Inspired Splatter Art Journal Page + Faber-Castell Giveaway!

Friday, February 17th, 2017

I’ve been admiring all the bright colors inside Art Journaling for a long time. For the most part, my projects rely on deep browns, creams, shades of dark teal, and touches of pink. However, I challenged myself for this art journal page to think outside the browns box and create something with vivid colors and […]

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I’ve been admiring all the bright colors inside Art Journaling for a long time. For the most part, my projects rely on deep browns, creams, shades of dark teal, and touches of pink. However, I challenged myself for this art journal page to think outside the browns box and create something with vivid colors and […]

7 “Novel” Ways to Use Old Books in Your Artwork

Friday, February 10th, 2017

I’ll make a confession — I love to cut up books. It may sound barbaric, but there is something immensely satisfying about cutting up a book that you were forced to read in school, or a book that you totally hated.  These books find new life in mixed-media canvas, card making projects, and art journal […]

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I’ll make a confession — I love to cut up books. It may sound barbaric, but there is something immensely satisfying about cutting up a book that you were forced to read in school, or a book that you totally hated.  These books find new life in mixed-media canvas, card making projects, and art journal […]

Watercolor Pencil Techniques for Coloring + Faber-Castell Giveaway!

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

There’s an entire world of possibilities with watercolor pencils that most people don’t know about. Don’t just blend with water, but try these 5 watercolor pencil techniques to create a textured and colorful work of art.

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There’s an entire world of possibilities with watercolor pencils that most people don’t know about. Don’t just blend with water, but try these 5 watercolor pencil techniques to create a textured and colorful work of art.