Mixed media backgrounds

Explore a variety of creative mixed media background ideas to add depth and texture to your art projects. Transform your artwork with these inspiring techniques and create visually stunning masterpieces.
I thought I would share my process on making master boards. If you don’t know what a master board is, it’s a decorated/patterned paper/background an artists creates to use as the base of other art projects like ATCs or journal pages. Generally it’s a good way to use up paper scraps or to cover up ugly paper you don’t like. This master board I used 140lb water color paper but I’ve used mixed media paper, ugly scrap book paper, paper bags, book pages, etc. Then I gathered several book pages. Mixed Media Backgrounds Ideas, Mixed Media Abstract Art, Collage Masterboards, Collage Art Mixed Media Abstract, Contact Paper Collage, Mixed Media Canvas Ideas, Mixed Media Backgrounds Tutorial, Fragments Art, Rolodex Art

Masterboards: A Walk-Through / Tutorial

I thought I would share my process on making master boards. If you don’t know what a master board is, it’s a decorated/patterned paper/background an artists creates to use as the base of other art projects like ATCs o…

Avatar
Shannon Hussey
Mixed Media Tutorials, Art Journal Techniques, Mixed Media Backgrounds Tutorial, Backgrounds Tutorial, Mixed Media Backgrounds, Art Journal Backgrounds, Mixed Media Art Tutorials, Mixed Media Journal, Gelli Plate

Mixed Media Backgrounds Tutorial

Sudha, a long-time friend of this blog, sent me this question, "I really admire ur mix media art. I myself interested in doing some mix media work on canvas but due to the limited supplies in India I just create the background with acrylic paints, some stencils n masking tape on canvas but could not be able to create the bright effect on background as u create. Could u guide me in this?" We'll of course I can! Happily! I'm so glad you asked :-) ~~~ This tutorial will be done on index cards…

Avatar
Diane Finger