Michelle Brown

Creating Layers in Mixed Media Art

A "keep within reach" Guide for the "What do I need next?" Moments

Part of creating mixed media art, whether it’s bringing together a painting, a collage or a background, is about creating layers. Sometimes these layers flow; other times we need to stop and find alternatives that stretch our artistic ventures. Here we explore a range of methods and techniques that can help in creating layers in your mixed media art.

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Part of creating mixed media art, whether it’s bringing together a mixed media painting, a collage or making a background, is about creating layers. Sometimes these layers flow; other times we need to stop and think, to find alternatives that stretch our artistic ventures.

Here we will explore a range of methods and techniques that can help in creating layers in your mixed media art.

When you are up to your elbows in paint and glue and don’t know which way to turn, we have summarised all of the methods and techniques into a “What’s Next?!?” table. Look at the materials and tools you have on hand and see which techniques can be used.

If you would prefer a digital copy, you can find Creating Layers Digital via CreateSpace.