Art journal with me: Mixed media collage

Join me at the art table as I show you how to build up a layered art journal spread using collage paper from your stash.

Mixed media collage tutorial for beginners

If you’ve spent any amount of time in the mixed media art world, you would have a lovely stash of collage papers and ephemera — from old scrapbook paper to text pages, brown paper bags, vintage paper, music sheets, and even your own handmade collage papers or gelli prints.

And like any mixed media artist, you would constantly be on the lookout for interesting projects and uses for your stash of collage papers.

So, gather together some of your favorite papers, bring out your art journal and a few favorite colors of paint, and let’s create a sweet little mixed media collage art journal spread.

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Watch the process: Mixed media collage art

Perfect for everyone, from beginners to more advanced mixed media artists!

I hope you enjoyed this art journaling tutorial, and will try your hand at creating a piece of mixed media collage art in your own journal. Do hop on over to YouTube and subscribe to my channel for more art tutorials.

Here’s the finished art journal page!

How to build up a layered mixed media art journal spread using collage papers from your stash.

More art journaling inspiration

If you’re looking for more inspiration, take a look at all of my art tutorials or join me for the Inner You e-course to learn how to use I AM statements.

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