Category Archives: Mixed Media

Mixed media is when you mix materials that usually don’t mix. I love to paint on fabric, sew on painted surfaces, and use crayons on the same page as I use watercolour, ink and acrylics.

Mixed Media Collage

Collage time! Circles again, inside my brain, on the cardigan I’m wearing – and then from my hands onto the paper. Cut out, drawn, or sewn – they appear in all colors and forms on my polka dot desk. Mostly … Continue reading

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Scanning vs. Photographing Collage

I am back with square, abstract artwork. I made a few collages this spring, but never got around to posting them then. Now I really want to get back to creating art and sharing it with you guys, so let’s … Continue reading

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Stamping Patterns with Found Objects

Making hand made patterns with Found Objects is always satisfying and fun. My most recent explorations into stamping on fabric involved a garden hose stump found in the grass, among other things… I used the end of the garden hose … Continue reading

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A million Gray Areas

Life isn’t black and white. It’s a million gray areas, don’t you find? Ridley Scott My love for polka dots, circles and spots is not winding down but increasing. I spot them everywhere in my life, pun intended. I also … Continue reading

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Making a few Extra Postcards

To some of you I know that the thought of making 10 postcards can be overwhelming, but if you give it time its very doable. You start with a background, painting it or finding it (cutting out a pretty paper … Continue reading

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Word Poetry Postcards

I got a good start with my postcard this year, totally in the flow while painting my big papers, as you can see in the postcard video I made. When my papers where covered in paint and dry, I added … Continue reading

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Tin Can Assemblage

In the Coursera class that I took this summer (Introduction to Art: Concepts & Techniques with teacher Anna Divinsky) I made three of the assignments (you had to make two to get a diploma). I showed you the collage of … Continue reading

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The road to Rainbow Kitten

Creativity can take you anywhere. That’s what I love the most about creativity. You know? Sometimes, when you’re sitting and creating, and all of a sudden… Related PostsStarting to appreciate abstract art Right now on the sewing table More DIY … Continue reading

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Stoned Doodles

There are extremely many stones featured in my last post and I think it’s because stones have been on my mind. These two I picked up a while back when I was out walking. I carried them with me back … Continue reading

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Monoprinting Experiments

I’ve been watching a few fun videos about how to use a gel printing plate. I’m not sure what makes such a thing special or if it’s sold here in Sweden but I just imagined any surface where the paint … Continue reading

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