“My Heart Song” Mixed Media

Here is a DIY lesson for creating a mixed media piece I titled “My Heart Song.” The piece was inspired by the wonderful women in my family and among my friend’s who nestle next to my heart. Their friendships bring an ending stream of comfort, wisdom, and encouragement.

Begin by painting a 8″ by 10″ wrapped canvas with unbleached Titanium White. Let this dry, and then apply diluted yellow ochre and light portrait pink-colored acrylic paint to the opposite edges. Next use Tim Holtz’s Distress Ink, Fired Brick and Walnut Stain, and let dry (all acrylics are the “Basics” brand). READ THE ENTIRE POST… 


About JoDee Luna

“I’m lost in a love affair with portrait painting!” JoDee Luna confesses. This author, artist, and educator describes herself as a creative eclectic due to her diverse history, multiple talents, and various career pursuits. She enjoys a host of creative expressions: mixed media, mask making, floral designing, photography, sculpture, and gardening. JoDee believes the creative process infuses her with the courage to try on new artistic identities, take inspired risks, and explore imaginative ideas. She seeks to share her insights with others through her book, Refrain from the Identical: Insight and Inspiration for Creative Eclectics and website by the same name, http://refrainfromtheidentical.com. Both provide helpful tips and inspiration for artistic multi-taskers, those who enjoy various forms of artistic expression.
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4 Responses to “My Heart Song” Mixed Media

  1. Subhan Zein says:

    Hello JoDee Luna

    Thank you for sharing your gift with us. You have done a good job, so thank you again! 🙂

    I would like to thank you for following my blog. I hope my blog doesn’t disappoint you and that your visits in my blog have been and will always be a joyful ride.

    Thank you again and I wish you a lovely day! 🙂

    Subhan Zein

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