Featured in June 2021
In the visual art world, mixed media refers to artwork that is created using more than one type of medium. You can find mediums in the world around you that can create unique and meaningful art. Many times, we can find ourselves in a creative block. Mixed media creates new opportunities to explore beyond typical mediums and integrate different materials using methods that allow your art to be expressed in new and exciting ways. This month we bring you an assortment of pigment mediums and tools to inspire the use of new techniques and allow you to explore the growing world of mixed media painting!
Featured Medium MARABU MIXED MEDIA ART CRAYONS PRIMARY SET - 5 PIECES - Retail $18.99
Marabu Art Crayons are highly pigmented, water-soluble wax crayons with a smooth soft consistency. The vivid, lightfast colors can be smoothly mixed for brightly colored blending and a watercolor appearance when combined with water. Also ideal for producing backgrounds, wipe-stenciling, and stamping, as well as in mixed media projects. Use on paper, canvas, wood, etc. This set includes sunshine yellow, cherry red, gentian, white and black.
Featured Medium MARABU ACRYLIC SPRAY PAINT 2 COLORS - Retail $11.98 ($5.99 each)
These acrylic pump spray paints were developed for a variety of applications and techniques. The vivid colors are ideal for creations on canvas frames, cards, scrapbook and art journal pages, as well as for stenciling, interesting color transitions, backgrounds and much more!
Featured Medium SENNELIER ABSTRACT LINER - IRIDESCENT GOLD - Retail $5.15
Create relief and contour effects with Sennelier Abstract Liners. Filled with Sennelier Abstract Acrylic paint, each bottle has a precision applicator tip and fits comfortably in your hand, perfect for detailed 3-D work. Once they’re empty, you can refill them with your favorite satin or mat Abstract colors, or mix your own!
Featured Canvas SMART ART ROUND 8” CANVAS PANELS - 4PCS - Retail $7.96 ($1.99 each)
Round canvas panels because who likes to be square? These canvas panels are an easy portable alternative to stretched canvas. Featuring unbleached 100% cotton that is primed with acid-free acrylic titanium gesso, and wrapped around an acid-free recycled paper board core. Suitable for use with all acrylic paints, oil paints, and other wet or dry media.
Featured Tool WORRISON 6 PC TAKLON BRUSH SET - Retail $8.99
Taklon brushes are designed to perform like fine natural sable hair. The highly durable synthetic filaments resist abuse and breakage while providing excellent snap with fine points and sharp edges. Each brush is constructed with a high quality, seamless nickel ferrule mounted on a lacquered hardwood handle.
Featured Tool SMART ART STAINLESS STEEL ROUND MIXING PALETTE KNIFE - Retail $4.99
These Italian-style painting knives are made from polished stainless steel, tempered to provide just the right amount of give for the perfect painting response. The blade is fixed into a plastic handle designed to be comfortable to grip and hold. The round shape will be the perfect tool to work with the Art Crayons and elevate your mixed media artwork.
Featured Tool FABER-CASTELL MIXED MEDIA STENCILS - JOURNALING - Retail $6.95
These 6.5” x 6.5” reusable paper stencils are durable and ideal for use with mixed media. Create beautiful DIY inspirational paper crafts with these reusable paper stencils. Designer patterns are perfect for embellishing. Use with the Art Crayons to add unique textural designs to mixed media projects or use as an element in mixed media work.