Easy Mixed Media Techniques for the Art Journal with Seth Apter [DVD]
Seth Apter, the voice behind the well-loved blog The Altered Page, shares his favorite tips & techniques for creating an art journal in Easy Mixed Media Techniques for the Art Journal. Seth Apter is a Ph.D in psychology and splits his time between creating art in his studio and seeing clients in his private practice office.
This combination of work & play creates life experiences that are the foundation of his love of multiple layers in his art. Seth is the author of The Pulse of Mixed Media and his work has been published in numerous books and magazines. Now you can follow along step-by-step as he shows you how to make an art journal with exciting art journal ideas & mixed media techniques.
In this video workshop, Seth shares surprising & inspiring art journal techniques that will help you add interesting textures and mixed-media layers to the pages of your notebook. Make highly textured layers and eye-catching graphic elements on your journal pages. Art journaling can help you develop ideas for new pieces or just allow you a source of creative expression. Use gesso, rub-ons, ink, pens and surprisingly simple office supplies to create a beautifully distressed look to your mixed-media art with this exciting mixed media lesson.
In this project Seth shows you an easy way to prepare watercolor paper to be used as a base for loose-leaf pages in a finished journal. A basic background is easy to create with acrylic paint and some surprising finishing marks with pens are as fun to put down as they are engaging to the finished page.
Watercolor paper, 90lb (hot press)
Watercolor paper, 140lb (cold press)
Vintage book pages
Acrylic matte medium
Heavy-bodied acrylic paints
Fluid acrylic paints
Acrylic gesso, white
Acrylic glazing liquid
Xylene blender pen
Metallic leafing pen
Assorted gel pens
White correction tape
Distress Ink Pads (dye ink)
StazOn Ink Pads (pigment ink
Waxed linen thread
Assorted brushes (including basic bristle brushes)
Japanese hole punch
Rubber Stamps, including alphabet stamps
“Sticky notes’ such as Post-It Notes
Toner-based color or black-and-white photocopies