How to Create a Mixed Media Art Palette

Step by step walk through creating this fun mixed media art palette collage. Created by Lanette Erickson and featured at CHA2016 in the Art Anthology Booth.

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How to Create a Mixed Media Art Palette
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After placing and adhering a mix of metal, chipboard and plastic bits and pieces I covered the entire palette with gesso.

After placing and adhering a mix of metal, chipboard and plastic bits and pieces I covered the entire palette with gesso.

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And then I added a second coat of gesso....

And then I added a second coat of gesso....

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Finally it was on to the fun! I began adding Minx Shimmering Inks.  I let them move and mix.

Finally it was on to the fun! I began adding Minx Shimmering Inks. I let them move and mix.

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After I was happy with the mix of Minx Inks. I added a bit or Raider Colorations through my favorite Cracked Stencil.  and added a bit of splatters just because :)

After I was happy with the mix of Minx Inks. I added a bit or Raider Colorations through my favorite Cracked Stencil. and added a bit of splatters just because :)

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Next I painted a couple old paint brushes with gesso and covered them with more Minx Inks. After painting my brushes I dipped them in Fluorite Dimensional Gemstones.

Next I painted a couple old paint brushes with gesso and covered them with more Minx Inks. After painting my brushes I dipped them in Fluorite Dimensional Gemstones.

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After everything was dry I wired the brushes together and attached them to the palette.

After everything was dry I wired the brushes together and attached them to the palette.

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Finally I added a bit of random stamping and edging.

Finally I added a bit of random stamping and edging.

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And there you have it a fun Mixed Media collage.

And there you have it a fun Mixed Media collage.

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Thank you so much for stopping by today I hope that you enjoyed my little Palette!

Thank you so much for stopping by today I hope that you enjoyed my little Palette!

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