Find the Music of Your Heart: A DIY Mixed Media Project

The music of my artistic heart is mixed media. Here’s a diy post to show you how to make a mixed media piece using plaster cloth, pressed flowers, and rice paper.

Find the Music of Your Heart Mixed Media

Texture a canvas with gesso and let dry. Then paint with soft pink and yellow ochre acrylic paints. Cut hearts out of plaster cloth and arrange on the dry canvas.

Plaster Cloth Mixed Media

Dip each heart into water and then smooth onto the canvas.

Plaster Cloth Mixed Media

Lightly sponge acrylic paint over the hearts. Ink the words onto a piece of rice paper and antique using Tim Holtz inks. Use gel medium to attach the words to the canvas. READ THE ENTIRE POST…

Find the Music of Your Heart


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, Both provide helpful tips and inspiration for artistic multi-taskers, those who enjoy various forms of artistic expression.
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