Mixed media is the use of more than one art medium (ink, watercolor, acrylic, oil, plaster, wax, etc) in a single work.
Mixed media can be on paper, canvas, wood panels, concrete, walls, it can be a 3D sculpture, and more.
The mixed media classes that I teach are usually based on paper and combine ink (pen) with brush markers, water color, or other types of ink. Perfect for art journals.
An art journal is a book to record thoughts, feelings, sketches, ideas and more that is visually based. It may have words, or it may not. It can contain mixed media - pen, inks, paints, collage, stenciling, ephemera, and more! Really, anything goes!
Some of the different mixed media/art journal techniques I teach include:
I also teach basic bookmaking classes. I prefer books with the open spine so you can see the beautiful stitches we create :) In a bookmaking class you will learn: