Inspiration Mix: Showcase of Mixed Media Art

November 16th, 2010

Collaboration is a beautiful thing. Two or more different approaches harmoniously coming together to create something more than any one of them could have achieved on their own. Such is often the source of the awe that inspires our breath to be snatched away by mixed media artwork. Multiple artistic mediums crossing paths and coming together in order to craft a piece of art that collaboratively conveys its message. This is one of the reasons that mixed media speaks to so many, because it is not confined to one medium from which to appeal to the viewers.

So today we are reaching across various artistic mediums to bring you an inspirational showcase from artists who have adeptly combined methods in their work. Through these works we can perhaps find a flame of inspiration that will take our creative approach outside of our usual means and methods for a fresher end result. It might even stir us into reaching outside the normal comfort zones we routinely work from to blend other methods into our projects. Take a look below at the showcase of both mixed media artists and individual pieces to get your fires burning.


Here are some artists who have many mixed media skills and pieces in their portfolios that we simply had to bring together to feature here in this showcase.

‘Conformity Equals Crisis’ by Thomas Schostok

Hail to the King, Baby!

‘The Thing’ by Thomas Schostok

‘Song of a Bird’ by Valerie Chua

‘Glide’ by Valerie Chua

‘Sparrow’ by Valerie Chua

‘Bumble Bee’ by Variations

‘Tea for One’ by Variations

‘The Swan’ by Lovely Cristina

‘My Secret Garden’ by Lovely Cristina

‘Bursting’ by Lovely Cristina

‘Doesn’t Hold Water’ by Paperboogie

‘Nema Enters Slumberland’ by Paperboogie

‘Nervous System’ by Paperboogie

‘The Rest-House’ by Sesfitts

‘A Song of Renee’ by Sesfitts

‘Cat in the Grass’ by Sesfitts

‘Apnea’ by TAR3N

‘Fallen Print’ by TAR3N

‘Exhale’ by TAR3N

‘Molly Mixed Media’ by Derek Jones

‘Anne-Julie’ by Frecklefaced29

‘Mixed Media on Old Frame’ by Tbianchini

‘Psychiatric Hospital’ by 2xrayzerase

‘The Prosecutor’ by Messa

‘From the Edges 2’ by clijoco

‘Confessor Brings the Flood’ by 2x2x2

‘My King’ by ArtByKostasTsipos

‘Beetle and the Lady’s Slipper’ by Opiumtraum

‘Hide’ by Shawnie-b

‘CEO’ by NomeEdonna

‘Mask’ by Captain-Amazing

‘Lunar Worms’ by Life-Takers-Crayons

‘Wolf Portrait’ by Eleihna

‘Untitled Mixed Media’ by Sleepywalker

‘Mother Mixed Media’ by Phoenix2517

‘Someone Else’s Sunset’ by Greeneyedsiren

‘Cthulhu Tree’ by Loganart

‘Missbehave Magazine Baby Girl’ by Nikki Farquharson



Robert Bowen is an emerging author, celebrated podcaster and poet, and most recently the co-founder and imaginative co-contributor of the creative design and blogging duo at the Arbenting and Dead Wings Designs.

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11 comments for „Inspiration Mix: Showcase of Mixed Media Art
  1. julio on November 16th, 2010 at 3:22 pm

    Great picks here. I really like this type of art.

  2. Curtis Scott on November 16th, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    These are awesome, ‘Confessor Brings the Flood’ by 2x2x2 is my favorite, ‘Apnea’ by TAR3N is nicely done also.

  3. Dainis Graveris on November 16th, 2010 at 5:43 pm

    I like Apnea, The Prosecutor, and Sparrow. More of these in the future please? :D

  4. Rob Bowen on November 16th, 2010 at 6:28 pm

    :D Thanks for the kindness! You are calling out some of my favs as well!

  5. Nimesh Chheda on November 17th, 2010 at 9:05 am

    Awesome ;)

  6. Héctor on November 17th, 2010 at 9:25 am

    ¡Muy bueno!

  7. James Qu on November 17th, 2010 at 11:31 am

    awesome works, felt so inspired!

  8. Alex on November 17th, 2010 at 3:13 pm

    These are really awesome.

  9. Catherine Azzarello on November 17th, 2010 at 5:00 pm

    ‘Cat in the Grass’ and ‘From the Edges 2’ are wonderful.

  10. techwench on November 18th, 2010 at 10:44 am

    really great inspirational work appreciate for it

  11. Michelle on March 15th, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    Brilliant collection of mixed media; it’s amazing that so many different mediums can convey such an array of emotions.