So, what are we building? A mixed-media burger! Yum! The point of this exercise was to figure out for myself, what my mixed-media layers are/should be. This concept comes from Karen Campbell. You can learn more about this method by watching her Mixed Media Hamburger series of videos. Before I watched these, I had the basic idea, and had actually executed a previous art journal of paper dolls. But I had some issues that needed resolution.

Adding large definition to the shapes on the page with Caran d’ache. Printed paper collage, matte medium, on gessoed art journal page. Coloring added with Caran d’Ache and matte medium.

Plating up some more collage! Printed paper collage, matte medium, on gessoed art journal page.

Just a sneak peek at something I’m cooking up today! Printed paper collage, matte medium, on gessoed art journal page.