Often imitated, never duplicated                     Mixed Media - artwork using more than one medium.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

You still have time to play!!!

You still have time to play in our October Spooky "Word Search Challenge"

We would like to thank all our players for your support of our 17th Challenge. Our gallery is filled with beautiful and inspiring mixed media creations from our spooky words. 

We just wanted to remind you that you have until midnight EST on October 31st to enter the current challenge! 

Our random winner will recieve an amazing art supplies prize package from our generous sponsor Grumbacher Our design team will pick a winner and several honorable mentions who will be able to proudly display our graphic on their blogs. Winners will be announced on Thursday, November 5!

Our new challenge will start on Sunday, November 1 and run through November 30. Be sure to check back then to find out what our new theme is and who our new sponsor and guest designer are. You will definitely want this prize!!.

Also, did you know that we are on social media?? Here are all the places you can follow us for mixed media inspiration, techniques and challenge reminders. And, be sure to follow our blog!!

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/mixedmediamc
Twitter - https://twitter.com/mixedmediamc
YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbaaS2uV_xR-MR98X0N1upA
Instagram - mixedmediamc

We look forward to seeing your amazing "Word Search" creations and having you join us for our November challenge starting Sunday, November 1!!!

Thursday, October 15, 2015

October Mid-Month Inspiration

We have a special treat for you today.  Several members of our Design Team were so inspired by our October Challenge that they decided to create another project. So just sit back, relax and enjoy our second round of our "Word Search" Inspiration.

Remember you have until midnight EST on Saturday, October 31 to enter.

Monday, October 5, 2015

September 2015 "Inspiration Photo" Challenge #16 Winners

It's time to reveal the winners of our September 2015 "Inspiration Photo" Challenge! We were so inspired by all our amazing entries! Thank you so much for joining us, we sincerely appreciate your continued support for our challenge. Check out all of the September entries in our gallery here.

The winner of our September challenge is Nanou49!! She has made a beautiful art journal. Please grab your winners badge below!

Now, our Honorable Mentions for our September "Inspiration Photo" Challenge. Please grab your winners badge below!

And the winner of the free 1 month membership to Brave Girls University courtesy of Angela Manguson, owner of Unity Stamp Company is Krisha. Congratulations!!
Keisha please send Rachel your e-mail address at 

Thursday, October 1, 2015

The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #17 - Word Search

Welcome to the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #17
"Word Search"!
(Just make a project based on any of the "spooky" words 
you can find in our "word search" and be sure to tell us which words you used in your post)

We are SO excited to announce our awesome September sponsor - 
Grumbacher is a leading manufacturer of quality art supplies.

"(At Grumbacher) We take great satisfaction in knowing that artists trust our brand when creating their artwork. Our multi-media products, educational services, and online artists’ community (thalo) exemplify Grumbacher’s commitment to growing and adapting to the ever-changing environment of the fine and graphic art industries.
We take pride in being an American art material manufacturer and a leader in the industry."
Our lucky random winner will receive this incredible prize prize package provided by Grumbacher that includes Acrylic paints, India Inks, and woodless colored pencils. 

Our October Guest Designer is Alexandra Heine. She is a Grumbacher Mixed Media Artist and we are so excited to have her join us this month!
Alexandra Heine is a passionate and talented upcoming artist. She graduated with honors from Parsons, The New School for Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She creates intricate, mixed media drawings by using traditional materials, such as tape and paper, in a non-traditional way. You can see Alexandra’s artwork on her website www.alexandraheine.com.

The Skull and the Raven
19 x 13 in
Magazine pages, Grumbacher acrylic paint, holographic tape, and gold studs on wood board

And now for some inspiration from our Design Team...


Make sure you visit each designer's blog and leave some comment love for them... we LOVE hearing from you all!

Please follow these rules to be eligible for placements and prizes. Entries without our Challenge Graphic or Link Back to us will be deleted.

* You must use our challenge graphic in your challenge post.
* You must comment on at least 3 design team member's blogs. 
* Your post must link back to the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge post
* Add a link to your direct postnot your entire blog, a YouTube Video or a Pinterest Board
* You can combine with up to 4 other challenges. 
* No Backlinking allowed! Any back-linked entries will be deleted.
* You can enter up to 5 times, create whatever you want, and HAVE FUN!

You have until October 31, 11:59pm EST to enter!