You'll Love Mixed Media DVD If:
- You’re looking for new art journaling tips & ideas
- You want to use art journal prompts & techniques to boost your creativity
- You want to add mixed media elements to your art journaling
Seth Apter, the voice behind the well-loved blog The Altered Page
, shares his favorite tips & techniques for creating an art journal in Easy Mixed Media Techniques for the Art Journal. Seth Apter is a Ph.D in psychology and splits his time between creating art in his studio and seeing clients in his private practice office. This combination of work & play creates life experiences that are the foundation of his love of multiple layers in his art. Seth is the author of The Pulse of Mixed Media
and his work has been published in numerous books and magazines. Now you can follow along step-by-step as he shows you how to make an art journal
with exciting art journal ideas & mixed media techniques.
In this video workshop, Seth shares surprising & inspiring art journal techniques that will help you add interesting textures and mixed-media layers to the pages of your notebook. Make highly textured layers and eye-catching graphic elements on your journal pages. Art journaling can help you develop ideas for new pieces or just allow you a source of creative expression. Use gesso, rub-ons, ink, pens and surprisingly simple office supplies to create a beautifully distressed look to your mixed-media art with this exciting mixed media lesson.
Check out This Sample Project From Easy Mixed Media Techniques now!
In this project Seth shows you an easy way to prepare watercolor paper to be used as a base for loose-leaf pages in a finished journal. A basic background is easy to create with acrylic paint and some surprising finishing marks with pens are as fun to put down as they are engaging to the finished page.
- Watercolor paper, 90lb (hot press)
- Watercolor paper, 140lb (cold press)
- Vintage book pages
- Acrylic matte medium
- Heavy-bodied acrylic paints
- Fluid acrylic paints
- Acrylic gesso, white
- Acrylic glazing liquid
- Palette paper
- Xylene blender pen
- Metallic leafing pen
- Assorted gel pens
- Colored markers
- Alphabet stickers
- White correction tape
- Distress Ink Pads (dye ink)
- StazOn Ink Pads (pigment ink
- Waxed linen thread
- Assorted brushes (including basic bristle brushes)
- Eyelet setter
- Japanese hole punch
- Cork-backed ruler
- Spray mister
- Bone Folder
- Rubber Stamps, including alphabet stamps
- Corrugated cardboard
- Textured wallpaper
- “Sticky notes’ such as Post-It Notes
- Toner-based color or black-and-white photocopies
- Carbon paper
Check Out This Interview with Seth Apter!
In this interview, Seth talks with North Light editor, Kristy Conlin, about his self-taught art journey, the making of The Pulse of Mixed Media and what’s next for him artistically.
Look for Seth’s two new videos from ArtistsNetwork.tv Easy Mixed Media Techniques for the Art Journal and Easy Mixed Media Surface Techniques