A Spontaneous SMS tutorial

My sister has just started mixed media. She has always been a creative soul but like many of us has had to wait until the right door opened to be free enough to embrace her desire to do art. This tutorial was a series of images and brief prompts I sent her one evening on sms.  I was painting and she was at her house contemplating how to start. I hope you give it a try too! This is not …

Frida or not?

Most mixed media artists love the work of Frida Kahlo. The vibrancy and strength she had to live a physically difficult life and the challenges she faced as a creative are an inspiration to many. The Artsisters asked if I would show them how I painted my Frida with flowing up hair filled with flowery paper and napkin collage. This technique is familiar to many mixed media artists. Filling the journal page with collage, drawing in the image, in this …