Mixed Media is fun for a million and a half reasons, but to slow down the process and see how others create their gorgeous textured, layered art? Well, that’s an opportunity you shouldn’t miss.
This is a group of courses from Kellee Wynne Studios focused all around making those mixed media layers sing with textural elements, popping colors and color theory, media of all kinds and lots of fun.
And practice makes perfect with these fab courses you can watch over and over again while you elevate your artistic creativity to the next level
What You Get With Artist Melange: Mixed Media Layers
is a “Poetic Mixed Media Artist” who incorporates layers, patterns, and textures to tell her stories. You’ll work along with Laly as she uses dynamic muted tones to establish contrast through texture.
is an artist whose love of using multiple media in one piece makes her perfect for this mélange. Hear her chat about her “Tiny House” collection and what it means to her as an artist. She’ll show you how she creates meaningful art that connects with its viewers.
is a mixed-media photographer and artist whose work includes natural elements and inspiration. She creates multi-dimensional work and shows you how she derives inspiration from the elements of the earth as she creates.
is a tech-savvy artist whose knowledge and use of technology help her to build and create beautiful art on a regular basis. She uses layers and vibrant colors to express her artistic voice and brings you in on her process.
Bonus Resource Content
Bonus Content is always included with all Studio Courses. You're extra resource lessons include Color Harmony, the Color Mixing Lab and Basics, like materials and preparation. These are ready upon enrollment.
What's Included with All Melange Courses:
- Guest artists and content are carefully curated by Kellee Wynne Conrad.
- Content previously only available thru the True Colors Art Program.
- Carefully constructed coursework designed to elevate your work quickly when you put in the time and energy.
- A wide range of artists and styles who give you the skills you need to succeed.
- Open and supportive learning environment where trying new things is the expectation, not the rule.
- High quality video lessons from expert artists.
- Over 4 hours of instruction in ever Melange.
- Completely downloadable content.
- Lifetime Access.
- Private Facebook Community.
- Insight to the creative process.
- New skills and techniques to help you grow.
- Ideas to fuel your creative fire.
Introducing the Melange Artists
Work alongside Laly as she creates textures in variations of white. She focuses on value, contrast, layers, and her mixed media collection. Take a look at her favorite sources of inspiration for white and neutral tones in warm and cool hues. In Part Two, you'll work on building a foundation of white values and creating your mixed media piece while experimenting with different types of paper. Part three of Laly's coursework examines her process of building more layers with a focus on value, composition, and contrast. Part Four is all about creating an abstract landscape using the contrast you have built in your previous layers. Laly uses her favorite materials for adding subtle detail and to establish her focal point. Work with Laly as she finds the horizon in her layers of white and builds her beautiful landscape scene. Finally, as a bonus, take a tour of Laly’s fabulous studio.
“Laly Mille is a mixed media artist living in the beautiful Loire Valley of France. She believes that art connects us to the deepest, most beautiful parts of ourselves, and that beauty and creativity have the power to change the world in amazing ways. She loves encouraging creatives from all over the world to shine their light. ”
Hear her inspiration for the "Tiny House" project and how she approaches her art. Take a tour of her studio and hear about her favorite tools. See Alex create a collage using watercolor media. With her sketchbook in hand, she explores creating a color scheme and creating a meaningful birthday gift for her friend. Hear the inspiration for tiny houses and watch as she delves into her process. In other portions of Alex Mathias' coursework, see her create her own collage paper which eventually becomes an abstract nightscape, watch her use Inktense colored pencils to create another piece of abstraction, and see her incorporate all her concepts into one final piece.
“Alex Mathias is a self-taught mixed-media artist who creates colorful abstracts and tiny house artworks. The theme of the tiny house has become one of her signature marks and appears in almost all of her artworks. Sticking with this personal theme gives her confidence and freedom to explore many beautiful artistic styles.”
Meet Tara and go on a nature walk with her in her native Australia. Work along with her as she uses her gel plate to make monoprints using pieces she has collected from her walk, and see how she sources and uses inspiration. See how she cuts her prints, uses them for texture, and creates photo collages from her finds. See Tara experiment and play with her gel plate using all sorts of natural materials for inspiration and guidance. Watch her use fibers, layers, stamping, painting, and all sorts of mark-making directly on the plate to create beautiful monoprints.
“Tara Axford is a mixed media artist who works with monoprints, collage, fabric, thread, and photography. She is interested in the push-pull of constantly searching for something. Her current practice is to explore her surroundings, the sense of place. She enjoys abstracting the essence of a place to create something new. She loves exploring found objects, patterns, and textures to see how they reflect the world around her and how they create a connection to it.”
Roben-Marie will take you on a journey through mark-making and textural elements. Work along with her while you explore black and white, shades of grey, and texture texture texture in your work. Part Two of Roben-Marie's work is all about using the materials you've created in Part One to use as collage with colorful elements. Explore Roben-Marie's methods for creating beautiful, bright layers. In Part Three, you'll see Roben-Marie at work creating her art and learn some of her favorite techniques (like doodling!) for creating a cohesive piece of artwork. And finally She will take you through her favorite techniques for putting finished collage in her art journal with other pieces she has created before. She'll show you how she brings colors and patterns into pieces she's already done to make more cohesive journal pages.
“Roben-Marie Smith is an artist whose own desire to learn paired with her unquenchable curiosity keeps her fingers messy and heart happy. She has been a working artist for fifteen years and being self-taught, she believes that anyone can cultivate their creative spark. She has been featured in countless books and industry magazines, and continues to create on a daily basis. ”
About Your Host:
Kellee Wynne Studios
I'm Kellee and I believe there is magic inherent in making art. It heals the soul and connects like-minded people from around the world with something joyful and meaningful. When we make art we make a more beautiful life in small and big ways. So it is my mission to help you make more art!
A little back story - My childhood was all about running through sculpture gardens and playing in the neighbors' art studios....what was this wonderland? It's undeniable that my upbringing, while somewhat unusual, left me with a strong impression that we can live the life of our dreams through art. That there is magic inherent in living a creative life. My true purpose is to bring that magic back and share it with those who are longing to realize their creative purpose.
Below you will find answers to many of the questions you might ask yourself before registering to a class. In accordance with our Terms of Service, we do not offer any refunds and we hope to have provided enough information here, and on each class description page, for you to make an informed decision before making this commitment. For additional questions, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Frequently Asked Questions
These are some of the questions people most frequently ask us:
When does the Class Begin?
All e-courses are self-study and self-paced. The videos are all prerecorded and ready to watch upon purchase. You can watch them whenever you want, and as many times as you wish. It is up to you to find the timing that suits you best. Make time for your creativity. It is a gift you are giving yourself!
How long to I get to keep the courses?
You have unlimited LIFETIME* access to this Melange Artist course. *Lifetime means for as long as Kellee Wynne Studios, LLC is in business.
How do I View the Content?
You can access the lessons and video from most mobile devices and computers with high speed internet. The videos will be hosted online on an easy to use platform called Simplero. This course will also be available for download if you wish.
What Supplies Do I Need?
Each course has a different supply list provided in the course materials. Most courses use acrylic and mixed media. We encourage you to be innovative and use what you have. However, if you need supplies, we have an Amazon Storefront with our best recommendations: LINK
Once I sign up, when will I receive my login?
You will first receive a confirmation email as soon as you sign up. Login instructions will be sent to the email you used during registration. If it's the first time you are taking one of my classes, you will receive a random password for the classroom site. Once you are logged in, you will be able to go into your settings and change the password to your liking. If you are a returning student, the class will be automatically added to your existing member account, provided that you have used the same email address when registering.
Do You Offer Refunds?
The nature of online courses with downloadable content means that all sales are final. Thank you for understanding.
Is this the same content as True Colors?
Yes. These are all the exact same lessons shared in the True Colors Art Program. True Colors is now permanently closed, but you can now buy the best of the best in these Melange courses and keep the content to enjoy as often as you'd like for as long as we stay in business. In fact you can even download the lessons. What an amazing offer that you can begin enjoying today!