Discover techniques for working with gesso and mediums to add texture and dimension to your artwork. Layered images, hidden messages, and three-dimensional textures are just a few of the mixed-media techniques you can use to create a personal, one-of-a-kind masterpiece.



Fiber paste is a medium with a dry film that has the appearance of rough, handmade paper. Using a palette knife or spoon, place four to five tablespoons of fiber paste on a sheet of wax paper or acrylic board and add a small amount of acrylic paint. Blend with a palette knife, smoothing the top. Let the fiber paste dry completely. You can use additional ...

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