Painted Notes
Painted Notes
  • Cards
  • Essentials

Dust off your art supplies & join Lisa Spangler for an adventure into mixed media. In this class, Lisa will walk you through a variety of techniques in working with watercolors, gouache, collage and more. Turn your cards into works of art as you build your confidence with mixed media!

  • What you'll learn +
    • Overcome your mixed media fears by making simple cards
    • Watercolor techniques, including using different brushes to achieve different looks
    • Techniques using gouache
    • Getting the most from pigment sticks, such as gelatos/neocolor crayons
    • How to transform patterned paper
    • Two ways to do a resist technique with gel medium and stencils
    • Second and third generation stamping techniques
    • Working with gesso on chipboard, and adding color
    • Collage tips for cardmaking
    • How to finish the backs of cards
    • Ideas for turning a set of cards into a gift
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Lessons
  1. 1. Overview
  2. 2. Finding Inspiration From Your Supplies
  3. 3. Shape It Up
  4. 4. A Gel Medium Technique You Can't Resist
  5. 5. Just "Gesso-ing" Around
  6. 6. Collage College
  7. 7. Wrap It Up + Gift Sets
Related Classes
Painted Notes
  • Cards
  • Essentials

Dust off your art supplies & join Lisa Spangler for an adventure into mixed media. In this class, Lisa will walk you through a variety of techniques in working with watercolors, gouache, collage and more. Turn your cards into works of art as you build your confidence with mixed media!

  • What you'll learn +
    • Overcome your mixed media fears by making simple cards
    • Watercolor techniques, including using different brushes to achieve different looks
    • Techniques using gouache
    • Getting the most from pigment sticks, such as gelatos/neocolor crayons
    • How to transform patterned paper
    • Two ways to do a resist technique with gel medium and stencils
    • Second and third generation stamping techniques
    • Working with gesso on chipboard, and adding color
    • Collage tips for cardmaking
    • How to finish the backs of cards
    • Ideas for turning a set of cards into a gift