I remember pitching a book to a well known publisher a few years ago on the subject of making mixed media abstract art. The editor told me that the title couldn't contain the words
"mixed media" because that was a dead zone. I couldn't grasp that viewpoint since I was emersed in making mixed media art and all my friends were speaking the "mixed media language".
Mixed Media Art Is More Than Collage Art
Lo and behold, not too long after my introduction into the publishing maze I began to see an
Visual Artists Use Mixed Media In Their Work All The Time
Visual artists however refer to mixed media in many forms of art making, not necessarily limited to collage. When you add pastel marks to an acrylic painting, you are using mixed media. The same is true when you are adding black ink to a water color painting.
The Art of Connecticut Artist C. Dianne Zweig
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C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café. To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Visit my website, CDianneZweig.com Dianne is a member of: The American Society of Journalists and Authors The Society of Professional Journalists