Mixed Media & Altered Art Questions & Tips (41)

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DecoArt 2 Step Perfect Crackle - Help

My daughter is currently finishing an Art piece for school and wishes to apply a transparent crackle finish on top.  We have practised many…

Started by Robyn Smith

0 May 16


Fellow Artists, I am very keen to try my hand out at drawing on a wall using permanent markers &  acrylics. But having had no experienc…

Started by Sanjana Nanda

3 Oct 22, 2016
Reply by Kay

Golden Fiber Paste question

I am experimenting with several different mediums but in particular i would like to know: can you put Golden Fiber Paste directly on canvas…

Started by Reta Massing

1 Jul 17, 2016
Reply by Lucy Tyson

What is the difference between Gloss Varnish vs fluid gloss medium and varnish vs gel medium

Hello Friends,                I want to work on projects related to decoupaging, mixed media, canvas work with acrylic paints. To seal my p…

Started by Harpreet Kaur

3 Jun 4, 2016
Reply by David Munroe Art

Mixed media with watercolor

I'm new to this and would love to try some mixed media with my watercolor. Is their someone out there who could send me some ideas and how…

Started by Pamela Nixon

19 Jun 4, 2016
Reply by Hilla Powell Bajwa

Ideas for Mark Making in your artwork

I have been very inspired by Flora Bowley, Tracy Verdugo and Alisa Burke to find different ways of mark making in my artwork to create inte…

Started by Lesley

0 Jun 2, 2016

Best paste or glue for collage

What's your favorite paste or glue for collage work? I quite like Golden Soft Gel Gloss (which I also wrote about here: http://community.ar

Started by Thaneeya McArdle

27 Mar 24, 2016
Reply by Bonniediva

Altered Books

Hi All, On some of the pages (facing pages) in my altered book, I have used a glaze to enhance the color of the spread. The problem ... pag…

Started by Kathleen Meighan

2 Mar 6, 2016
Reply by Linda B

Collage Adhesives

Any ideas or comments on adhesives for collages. If I use a past or glue then put a medium, Mod Podge over it the paper puckers and wrinkle…

Started by Terry Berry

10 Aug 13, 2015
Reply by Marthie Scholer

Free paper

There was once a discussion on here of ways to find free paper, some on line.  I thought I kept up with all the places people added, but I…

Started by Margaret Hamm (Maggie)

2 Jul 29, 2015
Reply by Margaret Hamm (Maggie)



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