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Mixed Media Tag Tutorial with Sizzix Diecuts

Tag in Progress using Distress Spray Stains (Marjie Kemper)

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links which may be used at no cost to you. Mixed Media Tag Tutorial Welcome! It’s been awhile since I’ve shared a mixed media tag tutorial with you and I’m happy today’s the day. I've used Distress Spray Stains for this tutorial. I tuned into one of Tim Holtz’s Facebook Live videos over the weekend, and pulled out some mixed media products to work with while I watched Tim’s demos. It was a fun and relaxing way to spend a few hours, especially during these crazy times. Here’s the finished project: Instructions This is how I…

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Class Starts Saturday

Hi, friends! I've been busy this month preparing for the second launch of my online mixed media art workshop called All About ATCs. As you may know, ATCs are Artist Trading Cards and Artist Trading Coins… popular small surfaces for creating art. Class starts Saturday and runs for the month of February. You can work at your own pace and you'll have the ability to watch the videos over and over as often as you like, and even download them for yourself. All of the details and the sign-up form are here. I planned to do a Facebook Live about…

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Brand New Website!

Friends, I am absolutely thrilled to welcome you to my new website! I've been working hard on this site to clearly represent the three areas of content I'm focusing on this year: Creative Content, Classes and Community. Creative Content Click here to see all the free creative content: Blog, Videos, Portfolio, and Resources. Classes I offer three online classes: All About Artist Trading Cards & Artist Trading Coins, Mixed Media Art 101, and Teaching Your Passion. Check out all my Classes here. Community I'm super excited about a brand new project this year called the Mixed Media Art Membership Group!…

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Video of Artist Trading Coins, Days 91-100

ATC Video - Artist Trading Coins Days 91-100 of The 100 Day Project (Marjie Kemper)

Welcome back! Here's the final video in my series of ten videos featuring artist trading coins.  Each of the ten videos is a 2-3 minute flip through showing some of Artist Trading Coins (ATCs) I made for The 100 Day Project 2019. ARTIST TRADING COIN VIDEO #9 You can watch this new video on YouTube or by clicking the image below.   If you enjoy it, please subscribe and give it a thumbs up on YouTube. MIXED MEDIA ART CLASS I also filmed and hosted a brand new online mixed media art workshop called All About ATCs based on them! This class will be available…

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Abstract Lessons

Abstract painting class

Abstract Painting Earlier this month I had the pleasure of taking art classes at Art & Soul Retreat in Virginia.  It was delightful, and I thought I'd share one of my paintings today. I made this in a class taught by Jacqueline Sullivan.   Out of respect for her, I won't share the technique.  I'll just say that I enjoyed every moment of it.  It had been way too long since I'd had a day of creative exploration.  I'm vowing to myself that I need to mark time on the calendar for just this sort of play, on a much more…

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Video of Artist Trading Coins, Days 81-90

ATC Video Days 81-90 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)

Hello!  I’m here today with Video #9 in a series of ten on ATCs.  Each video is a very brief (2-3 minute) flip through showing this batch of ten Artist Trading Coins (ATCs). I made one hundred of them this year as part of The 100 Day Project. Artist Trading Coins Class I also filmed and hosted a brand new online mixed media art workshop called All About ATCs based on them! This class will be available again in the New Year.   If you're interested in hearing more when it's open again, please enter your email for updates. Artist Trading…

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Self Study: Teaching Your Passion Course

Teaching Your Passion online course

Teaching Your Passion Self-Study Option! Hi, friends.  You asked and I listened.  I'm now offering my popular Teaching Your Passion Course in a self-study format.   This means you gain access to the entire course on Day One and can work through it in the way that best suits you, without waiting for me to deliver additional content on a weekly basis.  I've created it for those who want to learn how to teach online or in person at live events. Here's a brief video explaining it… you can watch it by clicking the video below, or see it on YouTube.…

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Video of Artist Trading Coins, Days 71-80

ATC Video Days 71-80 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)

Welcome back!  I’m here today with Video #8 in a series of ten on ATCs.  In case you’re new here, these are very quick (2-3 minute) video flip throughs focused on Artist Trading Coins (ATCs). I made one hundred of them this year and created a brand new online mixed media art workshop based on them, too. It's wrapping now, but will be back in the New Year. Enter your email for updates. You can watch this new quick video on YouTube or by clicking the image below. Whichever you prefer! You can also see the seven previous ATC videos here. Thanks so…

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All About ATCs class starts Sunday!

Artist Trading Cards & Artist Trading Coins Workshop with Marjie Kemper

All About ATCs Mixed Media Art Class Friends, we are just one day away from my class opening up!  I am so excited it is finally here.  I have 55 (yes, you read that right…. FIFTY FIVE) video lessons waiting for you in the classroom.  They are all highly edited (I'm prepared and I edit through what you don't need to watch in real time… know what I mean?)  They are yours to download and keep forever. All the details are here: All About ATCs Registration page. I made a quick one-minute video giving you the highlights: What are ATCs?…

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Video of Artist Trading Coins, Days 61-70

ATC Video Days 61-70 of 100 (Marjie Kemper)

Welcome back!  I’m here today with Video #7 in a series of ten.  In case you’re new here, these are very quick (2-3 minute) video flip throughs focused on Artist Trading Coins (ATCs). I made one hundred of them this year and created a brand new online mixed media art workshop based on them, too. All About ATCs workshop details are here. You can watch this new quick video on YouTube or by clicking the image below. Whichever you prefer! Thanks so much for visiting today!  Let’s keep in touch on social: Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube, or Twitter.  Marjie

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