Often imitated, never duplicated                     Mixed Media - artwork using more than one medium.

Thursday, October 1, 2015

The Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #17 - Word Search

Welcome to the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge #17
"Word Search"!
(Just make a project based on any of the "spooky" words 
you can find in our "word search" and be sure to tell us which words you used in your post)

We are SO excited to announce our awesome September sponsor - 
Grumbacher is a leading manufacturer of quality art supplies.

"(At Grumbacher) We take great satisfaction in knowing that artists trust our brand when creating their artwork. Our multi-media products, educational services, and online artists’ community (thalo) exemplify Grumbacher’s commitment to growing and adapting to the ever-changing environment of the fine and graphic art industries.
We take pride in being an American art material manufacturer and a leader in the industry."
Our lucky random winner will receive this incredible prize prize package provided by Grumbacher that includes Acrylic paints, India Inks, and woodless colored pencils. 

Our October Guest Designer is Alexandra Heine. She is a Grumbacher Mixed Media Artist and we are so excited to have her join us this month!
Alexandra Heine is a passionate and talented upcoming artist. She graduated with honors from Parsons, The New School for Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She creates intricate, mixed media drawings by using traditional materials, such as tape and paper, in a non-traditional way. You can see Alexandra’s artwork on her website www.alexandraheine.com.

The Skull and the Raven
19 x 13 in
Magazine pages, Grumbacher acrylic paint, holographic tape, and gold studs on wood board

And now for some inspiration from our Design Team...


Make sure you visit each designer's blog and leave some comment love for them... we LOVE hearing from you all!

Please follow these rules to be eligible for placements and prizes. Entries without our Challenge Graphic or Link Back to us will be deleted.

* You must use our challenge graphic in your challenge post.
* You must comment on at least 3 design team member's blogs. 
* Your post must link back to the Mixed Media Monthly Challenge post
* Add a link to your direct postnot your entire blog, a YouTube Video or a Pinterest Board
* You can combine with up to 4 other challenges. 
* No Backlinking allowed! Any back-linked entries will be deleted.
* You can enter up to 5 times, create whatever you want, and HAVE FUN!

You have until October 31, 11:59pm EST to enter!


  1. Such a great challenge and wonderful inspiration from the Design team!

  2. This is awesome!!! Love the idea for this challenge (I had fun searching for words this morning). Such fantastic inspiration pieces. I really hope I can play along this month!! -- Mary Elizabeth

  3. I just found out and I think it's great the challenge , I try to do something , thanks

  4. What a fab challenge idea, awesome!!

  5. Awesome challenge! Love the theme!

  6. I didn't see Donna's on her blog but I wanted her to know I loved it!

  7. What a great challenge, time to get started!

  8. Thanks for the spooktacular inspiration and fun challenge!

  9. So many awesome DT inspirations! Thank you for the great challenge and for sharing your gorgeous art with us too. I so wish I could visit each of the DT's craft room for a couple of hours teaching - would love that and know I would learn so much from each and every one of you. Off to visit some of you next too Karen x

  10. some fabulous projects by both the design team and entrants . The wordsearch is a great idea x

  11. Awesome projects from the dt along with a great challenge. The wordsearch is brilliant x

  12. Great projects from the team! Small suggestion - it would really help if the DT projects were linked to their posts rather than just their blogs so they can be found more easily :) Jenny x

  13. A great challenge and wonderful inspiration from the Design team!

  14. Fun challenge. I forgot the graphic on my post but Lisa was kind enough to point it out. I have added it now. Thanks Lisa. Hugz


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