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9th Annual Art-a-Day Challenge, January 2017!

Thursday, January 19, 2012

mixed media

My art-a-day is all over the place again this year - want to try my hand at so many things.  As a result of an online class w/ Traci Bautista, I made a couple mixed media pieces:  acrylic, spritzed watercolor paint, stencils, stamps, oil pastels, markers, bic white out pen and even a bingo marker!  If you're interested, I posted some of the interim steps on my blog - click here.

Traci advocates having a second (in my case a third too) piece of paper to clean stencils and brushes on so you create multiple things at once and no paint/ink goes to waste.  I started with a 12x12 canvas and ended up with the 2 watercolor papers filled as well.  There were certainly stages in each that I hated what I was doing and despaired of a result I would like, but I kept moving forward.  While I don't LOVE any of them, I learned a lot and have many ideas floating about on how to apply the techniques differently next time.....




2 comments:

Laura Gable said...

These are great fun Terrie. I've got one of her books and have seen her doing tv demos before on craft shows in the past. It's fun to peek in on your highly creative and active blog! Wow.

Lapoynte said...

I like these a lot!