Mixed Media

Demystifying Mixed Media

This was an incredibly interesting unit of work which really got my mind spinning. I can’t wait to try all of the different techniques that I have learnt.

This is the card that I was finally happy with. You will see what I mean as I go through the process of making the card. I have actually made two cards because I wasn’t entirely happy with the overall feel of my original card.

Supplies used

  • Neenah Classic Crest Solar White Cardstock 110lb and 80lb
  • Altenew Paint-A-Flower Hydrangea Stamp Set
  • Altenew Fragile Foliage Stamp Set
  • Gina K Amalgam Ink
  • Altenew Artist Markers – R705, R823, R702, C002, G702, G715, G554, WG01, WG03, 0
  • Lawn Fawn Brick Stencil
  • Ranger Texture Paste
  • Distress Inks – Antique Linen, Vintage Photo
  • Hero Arts Silver embossing powder
  • VersaMark ink
  • VersaFine ink
  • Clear embossing powder
  • Misti
  • Wendy Vecchi Make Art Station
  • Old book page
  • Heat Tool
  • Masking Paper
  • Silver & Purple embellishments
  • Mod Podge Matte Sealer

So these are the two cards that I completed for my Demystifying Mixed Media unit. I felt that I was over doing it with the top card. I like the idea of having parts of the image uncoloured and will definitely use this technique in future cards but the lower card is more cohesive and I like the use of silver embossing powder along with the interesting addition of a chapter heading image from the old book I used.

As I said previously this unit has really got me thinking and I can’t wait to incorporate some of the techniques I have learnt into my cards.

Thank you for visiting 💕

Fiona

4 thoughts on “Demystifying Mixed Media

  1. Fiona! I was going to say the same thing about your second card that it looks more cohesive and complete! The first one needs something, maybe a bit of watercolour or splatters. Since you cant add watercolour now as its complete, I would definitely suggest black splatters, Do try!
    LOVE your take on this class. Absolutely love it!! I am glad you posted all the process photos, I am sure it will be very helpful with other participants when they visit your blog.
    Thank you for entering your fabulous work to the AECP assignment gallery.

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    1. Thanks Erum for your feedback. I went back and put some black splatters on that card. It has definitely made a huge improvement – I even placed some more photos of the process so that others could seen what a difference it makes.

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