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Today, regular contributor Kellie Day is sharing her steps for creating Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) mixed-media artwork!

Kellie uses simple wooden panels for her base, then combines a variety of rice papers, hand-made skull stamps, and acrylic paint to make one-of-a-kind artwork inspired by Dia de los Muertos.

Take a look at the video below, and if you’d like, follow along and create your own!

For more from Kellie Day, please visit her website at www.kelliedayart.com. You can also find her finished Day of the Dead artwork on Etsy.

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There are so many ways to add texture to your paintings beside paint! In the short demonstration video below, I’ll show you four different ways to add texture to your paintings by using various acrylic products that can be mixed with just about anything to enhance your acrylic or mixed-media paintings. We'll explore Molding Paste, Fiber Paste, Glass Bead Gel, and even some “Extreme Textures” with Gold Mica Flake and more. Take a look! Special thanks to Kellie Day for sharing this great video tutorial! If you'd like to see exactly how she made that reflective butterfly seen . . read more

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