DVD Class

New Approaches to Mixed Media Materials (DVD + Streaming)


Item: W0189Q


Stretch your creative boundaries alongside instructor Carol Nelson as you experiment with specialty materials you’ve never tried before! From iron paint to flaming foil, enrich your art through texture and dimension, and create your most unique work yet.

NOTE: If you’d like to purchase only the DVD for this class, you may do so through this link. (Please note, any class PDF materials are not on the DVD itself. You must have streaming access to download those materials associated with the class.)

Class Sessions

Monoprinting & More (29:26)
Meet Carol Nelson and start by creating monoprints, making your own marbleized paper and working with stunning skins.

Iron Paint (7:48)
Explore the unique effects of iron paint. Carol shows you how to apply the paint, create designs and activate the paint for an industrial-chic look.

Stencils (8:32)
Experiment with stencils. Discover how to create raised surfaces using two different materials, and explore the different effects of light and hard molding pastes.

Embossing & Painting Foil (15:58)
Learn how to create dimensional elements in foil by using two unique embossing techniques.

Tyvek (20:26)
Did you know that Tyvek is an art supply? In this lesson, learn how to treat it and heat it for a bubbly, textured surface.

Metallic Embellishments (14:05)
Turn your attention to creating objects and shapes that serve as focal points in your work. Experiment with a glue gun, foil and wire as you make eye-catching pieces.

Clay & Foil (21:17)
Find out how to air-dry clay to create a beautiful focal point! Carol shows you how to shape and texture clay, and light foil on fire before applying it to your clay for an aged-metal look.

Plaster of Paris (10:16)
Get playful with building supplies. Work with plaster of Paris and caulk to make eye-catching embellishments, from squigglies to rock-like shapes.

Coating With Epoxy Resin (16:20)
Intimidated by resin? Don’t be. In this lesson, Carol shows you how to mix and apply resin, and create a good setup for a sophisticated look.

Pulling It All Together (24:40)
Finally, take all the elements you’ve created and build an abstract piece with strong composition. Learn different strategies for getting started and discover Carol’s valuable layering tips for a stunning work of art.

Your Instructor

Carol Nelson

Carol Nelson’s art spans many styles and genres, but abstract mixed media is a key focus of her work as an instructor. A participant in the Golden Artist Educator Program (GAEP), she is one of only 101 artists worldwide to obtain GAEP certification. She shares her experience and knowledge with other artists through classes and workshops all over the country, including in her home studio near Denver, Colorado.

Bonus Materials

New Approaches to Mixed Media Materials - Supplies


How will I receive my DVD class?
Your DVD will be shipped in the mail using the address you provide at checkout. Your purchase also includes access to a streaming version of the class and downloadable PDF class materials. After your purchase, you can find your streaming class and your PDF class materials by logging into your Craftsy account using the user name and password you established.

How do I access the companion materials for my DVD class?
Come to Craftsy.com and log into your account using the username and password you set up when establishing your Craftsy account or purchasing your DVD. In your “My Account” area, select the “Classes” content. On this page, you’ll see all classes you’ve purchased from Craftsy. Simply select the desired class from your content list, and you’ll be presented with your selected class page. From the class page you can easily view, download or print the companion class materials, which are in the “Bonus Materials” tab on the class page. You can log in any time, and download or print the companion materials as many times as you like. Companion class materials are not shipped in the mail with your DVD, and must be accessed on Craftsy.com.

How do I stream my class on Craftsy.com?
Come to Craftsy.com and log into your account using the username and password you set up when establishing your Craftsy account or purchasing your DVD. In your “My Account” content, select the desired class. Stream the video on-demand from the class page any time you like; your viewing access is unlimited. You can stream your class from any computer, tablet or mobile device with Internet access.

Do I have to purchase a Craftsy Membership to get my class?
No, you do not. Every DVD purchased on Craftsy.com includes both the physical DVD in the mail and unlimited on-demand streaming access at Craftsy.com. These benefits are yours with or without a Craftsy membership.

Are DVDs included in a Craftsy Membership?
No, they are not. DVDs can only be purchased on an individual basis and are not included in Craftsy memberships. For non-members, DVDs are a flexible way to purchase only the classes you love best. For members, DVDs are a great choice to build an at-home library you can keep forever and enjoy any time, with or without Internet access.

Do you ship internationally?
Yes, we do ship most physical products, including DVDs, to several International destinations. In addition to the USA and Canada, we ship to Australia, Brazil, India, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, South Africa, and most Western European countries. If you live outside these countries, you can still purchase digital items including memberships, individual streaming classes, and pattern downloads.

Do your DVDs work on international players?
Yes, our DVDs should be compatible with any DVD player in use today. All our videos have been created with all current Region Codes (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8). If you have trouble viewing a DVD purchased from Craftsy.com, please contact Customer Service.

What is your return policy?
We want to be sure you’re satisfied. If you have trouble playing your DVD, if the content is not correctly presented on the DVD, or you are dissatisfied with the content of your class, we will work with you. Contact Craftsy customer service via email or phone. Upon your request, and upon your return of the DVD to us, we will refund your purchase price or send you another DVD to replace a damaged or incorrect DVD, whichever is your preference. If you do receive a full refund, your streaming video class will also be removed from your Craftsy account, so on-demand video access will no longer be available to you.