Mix It Up! Mixed Media Step by Step DVD


Item: W0262R


Discover creative techniques for watercolor mixed media alongside artist Lindsay Weirich. Work through three unique projects as you master skills from creating opaque layers to refining your paintings with soft pastels.

NOTE: Any PDF materials associated with this class are not provided with the DVD-only purchase. You must have streaming access to download those materials. To purchase the combination DVD + Streaming form of this class, click here.

Class Sessions

Watercolor Washes (26:59)
Meet Lindsay Weirich and begin by creating wet-in-wet washes using wet paper to achieve soft lines and blended color. Then, create your most controlled gradients yet, and use a variety of objects to bring texture to your background.

Background Stenciling & Stamping (16:56)
Use transfer paper to mark in your focal image, before using stenciling to add design elements and interest. Lindsay shares her techniques for using stencils to guide paint removal from the background. And, learn how to use everyday objects as stamps.

Groundwork With Watercolor Crayons (19:37)
Discover the many advantages of using watercolor crayons in your work. Then, find out how to increase contrast in your image with a softened shadow. Plus, block and blend the base colors in your paintings for dramatic effect.

Layers & Details (18:24)
Learn how to add dimension to your paintings using opaque layers and blending. And, put sharpened crayons to use for precise detail in your work. Lindsay also shares a handy trick for using crayon shavings as paint.

Collage Elements (21:46)
Find out how to use matte medium to incorporate collage paper and ephemera into your pieces. Then, use gesso to achieve a variety of effects, before adding fiber and thread for interest.

Finishing Touches (17:24)
Master expert techniques for evaluating your paintings, and refine them with soft pastels. Then, add pattern, rich shadows and bright highlights to bring out interest and contrast in your work.

Your Instructor

Lindsay Weirich

Lindsay Weirich is a freelance artist, writer and designer. She began teaching art in 1998 at the Art Studios of Bangor, Maine, and became the director just two years later. Her passion is helping others enrich their lives through art, and she does this by writing articles for industry publications, sharing online videos and teaching live workshops and classes.


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