Tag Archives: mixed-media

ATCs for today

Creating ATCs as a Mail art hobby is a wonderful way to meet new people , connect with inspiring artists around the world. If you collect ATCs and interested in personal trading , please contact me by email. Dragonfly is a … Continue reading

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Art journal page 27 “Book”.Cobalt teal/ purple/ green /orange color combination practice.

Another page – color combination practice. The quote for the page is by one of my favorite authors Marcel Proust:” There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book”. … Continue reading

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Tunnel book project.

Tunnel book “We cannot direct the wind” was created for the Paper Cloth Scissors February 2013 challenge. Mixed media. See the detailed tutorial in my “Tutorials” page.tunnel book/a href=”http://oksanatepporiginalart.com/?attachment_id=385″ rel=”attachment wp-att-385″>

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Art journal page 14 ” Turn over a new leaf”.

It was a really fun page to make: I painted background with acrylics on a piece of dark red paper (it created  underpainting effect), drew simple shapes of the trees and filled in the sketch with torn pieces of telephone book … Continue reading

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Art journal page 12-13 “I thought we had FOREVER”.

This 2 pages spread subject is very personal and symbolic. All images, words and numbers have a very special meaning for me. Techniques I used for this page spread: collage, hand-painted paper (with acrylics),masking, stamping, image transferring, stenciling, pen drawing. … Continue reading

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Art journal page 11 “Every day is a gift”. Using photo in painting

Mixed-media acrylic painting : experimenting with textures and colors. This page is inspired by a photo of my youngest son when he was a snowboarder- beginner. Snowboarding is now one of our favorite family activities. Too bad that children are growing … Continue reading

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Art journal page 10 ” Conversation”.

This mixed -media painting was inspired by Diana Ong’s “Sisy” painting. I liked the colors of the piece and wanted to play with the bright palette. As I mentioned before, my Art journal is quite a Junk journal, containing all sorts of junk … Continue reading

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“Creative Every Day” January challenge.

For “Creative Every Day” challenge here is my interpretation of the  January theme “Dark” .http://creativeeveryday.com/creative-every-day-challenge Mediums used: mixed-media/collage, watercolors, acrylics, oil pastels. More is coming.

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Art journal . Page 1 “Art is the only way”.Page about myself.

First page of my Junk Art Journal is the introduction. Here is my photo image as it appears on the website (gel medium transfer).Background is gessoed, painted and stenciled with acrylics (my favorite medium). I added some collage elements and … Continue reading

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New Chunky book pages(mixed media)

Two years ago I started collecting 4″x4″  Chunky book pages on certain themes. Usually these pieces of art are done in variety of mixed media techniques. Pages are thick and sturdy with dimensional embellishments . This week I created 4 pages for … Continue reading

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