by Traci Bautista July 10, 2022

{VIDEO}WILD BLOOMS mixed media painting creative process

Hey creative friends! This week I’m as I experiment with #tracibautistaCOLOR watermedia pigment stones mixed with a few of my favorite matte mediums including Collage Pauge, Golden Super Matte Medium and Golden High Flow medium.

I've been painting color studies and experimenting with techniques as I continue to create my next artwork collection called WILD BLOOMS. I am in the experimentation and PLAY phase. I share about my creative process in my new book INSPIRATIONS SKETCHBOOK.

My hope is that you are inspired to create a body of work that is uniquely YOU. 

In this video, I share a timelaspe of one of my WILD BLOOMS mixed media art pieces. I’m painting the my new WILD BLOOMS watermedia pigment stones, inks and watercolors, plus adding details with a variety of Derwent pencils.

A PEEK INSIDE my WILD BLOOMS artwork collection 🌸🌼🌻 

from ideas & inspiration…from pigment…to handcrafted artisanal paint…to sketches…to Procreate…to custom digital brushes…to painting with #tracibautistacolor WILD BLOOMS…to patterns🌼🌸

The pigment stones are used both wet and dry. They can be used dry and mixed with water or an acrylic medium to paint all over color for a background. Then layered over the top as a watercolor wash and dipped into water to create highly pigmented marks. The Strathmore Mixed Media 400 Series paper is perfect for all of these layers.

As I work to build out more florals and line work, I draw botanicals with a mix of Derwent pencils, paint with Silver Brush dagger striper brushes and my handcrafted pigment stones.

Enjoy a peek inside the creative process...

for the past few months…

I’ve been PLAYING…

brainstorming…mind mapping…
developing and dreaming up a new body of work…
exploring mixed media & digital techniques…

This series of paintings and patterns that are inspired by my love for flowers and a trip to Monet’s Garden at Giverny.

Enjoy a peek behind the scenes into WILD BLOOMS, my latest #tracibautistaCOLOR handcrafted artisanal watercolors & mixed media collection….

I’ll be teaching these techniques in my WILD BLOOMS LIVE workshop…

DETAILS + REGISTER: WILD BLOOMS:mixed media workshop

Thanks for watching!🤗🌸💗🌻 xo~Traci


Traci Bautista
Traci Bautista


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