Intermediate | 2 hours
Taught by Mou Saha
Invigorate your art practice by joining designer and Faber-Castell creative Mou Saha for a month of mixed media exploration. Each day, Mou shares her favorite techniques for adding textures, creating layers, playing with color, and transforming trash into treasure. This series is a skill-building powerhouse that will enhance your mixed media work and open your eyes to new possibilities in your art journal. With enthusiasm and ingenuity, Mou makes it fun and exciting to use familiar materials in new ways and introduces you to a whole host of materials you may have never considered.
Learn how to:
  • Work with whipped spackle, honey medium, and gel medium to create unique textures
  • Use unusual and discarded items in your artwork 
  • Create full pages of artwork with each medium
  • Incorporate reverse stencils and stamping into artwork
  • Create unusual effects with bleach, water, Vaseline, and other household materials
 
What you’ll get:
  • A 30-part series of lessons on creating textural mixed media designs
  • 30 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Mou Saha
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

Chapters
Daily Mixed Media Challenge
01:28
Week 1: Whipped Spackle
05:36
06:33
07:27
02:58
02:41
04:28
10:01
Week 2: Honey Medium
04:29
04:00
03:41
03:06
01:58
03:45
17:09
Week 3: Gel Medium
04:29
02:33
06:39
03:17
05:24
05:07
09:22
Week 4: Alternative Materials
03:39
01:49
01:40
03:03
02:00
02:08
08:23
05:27
15:07
05:46
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
140 lb cold press watercolor paper cut to 4.5" x 6"
Apron
Baby wipes
Heat tool (optional)

Week 1: Whipped Spackle 
Faber-Castell Whipped Spackle or texture paste; small spatula or palette knife; stencil; saran wrap; Faber-Castell Gelatos or water-soluble pigment stick; paintbrush; watercolor; liquid India ink; stampers big brush pens; textured scraper tool or plastic fork; pipette; rubber stamp; stylus; word stickers; flat wooden figures; beads; glitter; tea leaves; sand; coffee grounds; eggshells; pigment powder; acrylic paint; turmeric

Week 2: Honey Medium
Faber-Castell Honey Medium; laser-printed images; silicon spatula; silicon tray or nonstick craft mat; jar of warm water; Faber-Castell Gelatos pigment stick; Faber-Castell Texture Gems or puff paint; glitter, mica or sequins; micro-beads; water beads; confetti; stencils; bottle cap or cabochon; pebbles or glass disks; tweezers; refrigerator magnet; 5” x 7” canvas panel; India ink marker or any permanent ink marker

Week 3: Gel Medium
Gel Medium; silicon spatula; cheesecloth; lace; Faber-Castell Gelatos; acrylic ink; tissue paper; paper towels; decorative papers; paint pens; stencil; masking tape; walnut ink spray; Faber-Castell Ice Layers; acrylic paint; foam sponge; paper ephemera

Week 4: Alternative Materials
Gel medium; stencils; Faber-Castell gelatos; blending foam; acrylic paint; rubber stamps; rubbing alcohol; bleach; bubble wrap; Vaseline; paint pen; watercolor ink

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