Grow your technique repertoire! Learn numerous quick and reliable techniques to use when creating mixed-media art. There's no need to buy special equipment-use what you have on hand (junk mail, cardboard toilet paper tubes, plastic forks, etc.) and mix it up with your art supplies. Artist Julie Fei-Fan Balzer shares a compendium of techniques to use anywhere, even in a small apartment-no ventilation issues, no space-hog issues. Make a mess, have some fun, use your stash, get it done quickly! This DVD is divided into three major concepts: Creating a Textured Foundation, Layering Art Mediums, and Patterning with Paint. A variety of fun, quick, and easy techniques are demonstrated for each topic.