Online Class

New Approaches to Mixed Media Materials

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Online Class




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Stretch your creative boundaries with materials you’ve never tried before.

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 10 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Carol Nelson
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


From iron paint to flaming foil, discover a host of mixed media techniques with Instructor Carol Nelson. Learn to enrich your art with dramatic color, texture and dimension by harnessing the unique properties of speciality materials. Imagine, experiment and produce your best work ever!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Monoprinting & More
Meet Carol Nelson and start by creating monoprints, making your own marbleized paper and working with stunning skins.
2. Iron Paint
3. Stencils
4. Embossing & Painting Foil
5. Tyvek
6. Metallic Embellishments
7. Clay & Foil
8. Plaster of Paris
9. Coating With Epoxy Resin
10. Pulling It All Together

Recommended with this class

  • Standard art supplies: pencils, pens, surfaces, kneaded eraser, craft knife
  • Assorted mixed media supplies
  • Iron or heat gun

Taught by

Carol  Nelson
Carol Nelson
Carol Nelson’s art spans many styles and genres, but abstract mixed media is a key focus of her work as an instructor. A participant in the Golden Artist Educator Program (GAEP), she is one of only 101 artists worldwide to obtain GAEP certification. She shares her experience and knowledge with other artists through classes and workshops all over the country, including in her home studio near Denver, Colorado.

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