Monthly Archives: May 2012

~*~ Mixed Media May ~*~ It’s Your Turn! ~*~

The month of May is at an end — and that means today is the last day of Mixed Media May. I cannot tell you how much your presence has meant to me and to all the Featured Artists. This has gone better than I ever imagined it would! Because we’ve had such a greatContinue Reading

~*~ Mixed Media May ~*~ Cynthia Shaffer ~*~

What does mixed-media art mean to you? Mixed-media art is so many things to me, but when I describe my art to people I’m often using words like, playful, carefree, unexpected and moving fast. Not only is it a mix of fiber, paint, paper and snippets, mixed-media is also a mixture of my acquired skills.Continue Reading

~*~ Mixed Media May ~*~ Kelley Miller ~*~

What does mixed-media art mean to you? To me mixed media is about using what you have in your Art room, to create what you feel at the time. Mixed Media means no boundaries…. How long have you been a mixed-media artist? I started creating Art while I was healing from a work injury. ItContinue Reading

~*~ Mixed Media May ~*~ Janet Forrest ~*~

What does mixed-media art mean to you? To me, mixed media art is a combination of different mediums (paint, paper, metal, ink, pastels…) integrated into one piece of art. It can be a sculpture, or on canvas, or wooed….whatever, as long as it has a variety of different products in the mix! How long haveContinue Reading

~*~ Mixed Media May ~*~ Tee Thompson ~*~

What does mixed-media art mean to you? Mixed Media. ahhh just to say it makes me smile. It means freedom to express and create and be without boundaries or limits or rules. It opens the world of art in new ways and nothing is off limits in terms of tools, supplies, inclusions or supports. It’sContinue Reading

~*~ Mixed Media May ~*~ Lynn Richards ~*~

What does mixed-media art mean to you? A way of letting out emotions, of describing feelings. A way to play and get messy. A reason to connect with others. I love that in creating each piece, it begins one way and ends another and the story in between (usually) is a lot of fun! HowContinue Reading

~*~ Mixed Media May ~*~ Lori Leissner ~*~

What does mixed-media art mean to you? I love mixed media art. The tearing and the gluing and the finding of the perfect words—the process creates a sweet peace for me. How long have you been a mixed-media artist? I’ve been doing arty crafty stuff all my life. In retrospect, I think maybe I wasContinue Reading

~*~ Mixed Media May ~*~ Rachél Payne ~*~

What does mixed-media art mean to you? Mixed-media art is about freedom of expression and about daring. When I was learning to be a visual artist, I started with the pencil. It was safe and provided a way of fixing what didn’t work. Later, I went on to explore media that was more adventurous andContinue Reading

~*~ Mixed Media May ~*~ Christina Fajarado ~*~

What does mixed-media art mean to you? Mixed media art has given me the freedom to create art without rules. I am passionate about everything I do yet once a rule is applied or it becomes mainstream, I have no interest. Mixed media allows me to incorporate all the fun materials in my studio toContinue Reading

~*~ Mixed Media May ~*~ Melanie Underwood ~*~

What does mixed-media art mean to you? Using a variety of mediums in one piece. I love to be able to not have any rules and to use all sorts of fun stuff to create an inspiring and whimsical piece of art. I love to show my joy. Oh the fun of it all!! HowContinue Reading