Category: Mixed Media Art for Beginners

Mixed Media Art for Beginners – Favourite Procreate Brushes

Mixed Media Art for Beginners – Favourite Procreate Brushes

I’m a big fan of creating art on Procreate when I haven’t got the time or energy to get out all my materials and clear up my mess! It’s also great for speeding up your work flow when you’re making art to sell as you can make it print ready much more quickly! Below are my favourite Procreate brushes!

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Mixed Media Art for Beginners – 5 ways to add texture using free tools

Mixed Media Art for Beginners – 5 ways to add texture using free tools

In the blog post ‘5 ways to start a blank canvas or page’, we looked at adding the first layer of your mixed media canvas/page. We are now going to focus on adding some texture. There are plenty of ways to add texture, using a myriad of expensive tools but I’m going to focus on 5 items you will have around the house for free!

I used one of my pages from the previous post, created using acrylic paint and a brayer, which looked like this:

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Mixed Media Art for Beginners – 5 ways to start a blank canvas or page

Mixed Media Art for Beginners – 5 ways to start a blank canvas or page

I love mixed media art as it gives you so much freedom and there are no set rules or a right way of doing it. It allows you to tap into your creativity and do whatever you like on the page, using your favourite art supplies.

Looking at a blank canvas or page in your art journal can be a bit daunting so I thought I’d share 5 ways to get some paint on it and achieve your first layer in your mixed media piece.

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