We found there to be much overlap between mixed media and art journaling, in terms of applying multiple layers of medium and paint. Tiger loved the process of making mixed media art because of the potential of making a mess...
|Unfinished mixed media art|
|Tiger's unfinished abstract art|
|Mine unfinished spread, to be used as the background to journaling pages.|
Creating art involves much scratching for ideas, playing around, and experimenting. Almost all of the pieces of work shown above are incomplete. At some point we will complete them, but the process of experimentation is just as useful as producing the final piece of work. The most important part of it all? We played!
This post is linked up to:
1) All Year Round Blog Carnival: Summer
2) Hip Homeschool Hop - 8/28/12
3) Collage Friday - All about the Haircut