By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor
Q: I’ve heard the term Mixed Media Art a lot lately, but what is it exactly?
A: It is a term with a broad definition that covers any form of crafting including card making, altered items, journaling, the making of items such as a book and more. Media refers to what the project is created with such as the papers including patterned paper, paint, ink, fabrics such as ribbon, die cuts, buttons and anything else the artist would like to use.
Q: What can I used chipboard shapes on?
Q: I love all of the beautiful beads I see, but what I can I do with them since I don’t make jewelry?
A: There are many uses for them in Mixed Media Art. They can be glued onto the canvas to create a shape, add texture to something such as a dress on someone in the piece or to add color to things such as the leaves of a tree. They are a nice addition to any mixed media piece, scrapbook page or card.
Q:Are Mixed Media projects only done on canvas and paper?
Q: I’d love to try my hand at Mixed Media, but I don’t want to have to work with anything large as I don’t have the space for it. What can I use?
A: Journals are a great way to work on small Mixed Media pieces and even ideas. You can create a theme of ideas or use it to practice new techniques.