Mixy’s New Shop!

Lovingly curated collections of colourful, multi-layered, painted papers. Perfect for art journals, collage, mixed media art.

The first FOUR collections of Painted Papers are now available in my new online shop 🙂

Mermaids & Peacocks

Color family:

Teal, turquoise, aquamarine. 
Blues and greens,
Splashes of lime, yellow and gold.

Magenta & Berries

Color family:

Pinky-purples, pomegranate, plum.
Ripe Raspberry to rich ruby red.
Magenta, Maroon, mauve & fuchsia.

Spring Dreamscape

Color family:

Bright sky blue and grass green, 
Golden buttery yellows, floral peachy pinks and violets.

Emerald Forest

Color family:

Woodlands, meadows & moss, 
Cool misty pine, verdant viridian,
Avocado, olive and luscious lime.

Collections include a mix of painted, printed & dyed papers ranging from vintage book pages and sheet music, art experiments, printed papers, maps, wrapping paper, wallpaper, magazine pages, envelopes and cards.

Coloured with watercolour & acrylic, inks, dyes, pens, pencils & pastel.

Ink dyed, stained, paint splashed and splattered; doodled, drawn & scribbled upon.

Multi-layered, irregular shapes, cut outs & torn edges, textured by crumpling crunchy paint layers and piercing. Some pieces have little bits of stitching and fabric.

Each piece already has a rich history in its layers and is ready move on to its next life in your art journals, mixed media art and collages.

*Introductory Prices all month!*

Bundles of ~30 pieces are just £5.00 all through August.

5 Large Pieces
   approx A6 / 3″x 4″ / 8cm x 10cm
10 Small Pieces
   approx A7 / 2″ x 3″ / 5cm x 7cm
15 Mini Pieces 
   ranging 1-3″ / 2-8cm

My next collection launches in the autumn – sign up for my newsletter to get first dibs and special discounts as a thank you for supporting my art ❤

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I’m a mixed media & textile artist from London, UK.

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The tides of creativity return

Hot on the heels of last week’s flip through from the Book of Days, I bring you Part Five

I often talk about the tidal quality of creativity.

There are times when the ideas and energy to dive into their exploration is abundant.

Other times we feel beached and deserted with all that wants to be made, written and invented all the way over there on the horizon.

Following this analogy, I’m welcoming the inspiration back after a long spell of nothing but metaphorical driftwood and dry seashells to play with.

Hot on the heels of last week’s flip through from the Book of Days, I bring you Part Five:

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Studio Musings Relaunch!

Brand new flip thru + 2 exciting secret projects to be revealed this weekend! Are you signed up?

It seems like forever since I last dropped by with a studio musings newsletter, so this weekend I’m relaunching with some exciting news!!

To celebrate the re-launch of my studio musings

You’ll be first to see the next installment in the Book of Days flip thru series 🙂

Plus read about TWO secret projects I’m dizzy with excitement to launch later this summer!

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I’m a mixed media & textile artist from London, UK.

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some of what fell down the back of the sofa in my mind

In July 2020 I began this enormous sketchbook, with a new double page spread every week. I posted a few flip throughs in the first year, and although the project is still merrily trotting along at a spread a week, I fell out of the habit of posting updates.

Today I set myself the task to root about behind the metaphorical sofa in my mind and show you some of what’s been going on in my world of art making. Beginning with a flip through of the enormous sketchbook.

This brings us to page 73, although in real time I’ve already clocked up >100 pages, so I’ve more to show you yet. *Watch this space!*

On top of this, it’s been a reeeallly long time since I posted a studio musings newsletter, apologies for radio silence, this is on the list to be revived in the next few days!

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17% Quirkfulness

2022 100 day project starts here!

I spent most of a day putting together the little concertina sketchbook that I’m using for the 100 Day Project this year AS WELL AS the Sketchbook Project.

Most every time I’ve taken on these projects, I’ve overclocked myself.

Given that I’ve already missed the deadline for the SBP by 6 months I thought to mash up these two projects.

Let’s see what becomes of it.

Some thoughts on Quirkfulness.

As I cut and glued and trimmed and finagled together the concertina pages, I watched the ebb and flow of acceptance that the stuff I make will inevitably have a wonkiness to it. 

Yes, I measured and cut with a ruler. Also Yes, the pages came out a bit skew-whiff. 

Yes, I cleaned my brush before I primed the paper, and also Yes, there was still a bit of dark blue paint on it that’s got them a bit streaky already. 

Theme established:

It’s all part of the Quirkfulness.

Now, every day as I film and photograph steps in the progress, I remind myself:

Through the ugly stages, the layers i know will get covered up, the point is to carry on.

Quirkfulness is my style, it’s a feature not a bug.

It’s a sketchbook, not rocket surgery.

It’s okay to be okay with this.

Today we reached day 17 and I’m fully in my stride with daily progress, an idea of what the finished piece will look like, and all manner of chaos on and around my desk!

I post updates daily on Insta and sporadically on TikTok.
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I’m a mixed media & textile artist from London, UK.

I love to share what I’m making, and I hope it brings some inspiration to your creative time.

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Winter Holiday News

My Etsy Store will be closed for a winter break from 3 December 2021. Until then EVERYTHING is 50% off!

Art Postcards, Stickers & Zines make perfect little gifts to mail to your friends and family who you aren’t able to meet up with over the winter holidays. And for you too!

Send someone something brightly colorful and quirky, something a little bit silly, and make them smile 🙂

Imaginary Friends & Curious Creatures Zine (ltd edition, signed & numbered)

International shipping is available to you wherever you are on this amazing little planet!

Art postcards – individual cards or sets – lots of designs

Your 50% discount will be applied automatically at checkout – no coupon code required!

Etsy Store Made by Mixy
Stickers – Zines – Art Postcards – Curious Creatures – Magical Dreamscapes

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I’m a mixed media & textile artist from London, UK.

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Slow Art Journaling

Two art journals filled up gradually over two years. Here’s how they turned out….

I chose these two big sketchbooks because I just couldn’t resist the cherry red & magenta pink covers!

Over the next couple of years, one or both of these books sat perpetually open on my art desk, and whenever I had extra paint to use up, or new pens to try out, these pages began to take shape.

This is where I’d scribble notes to myself, idly doodle in between times, while I waited for a zoom call to begin, and during online classes.

I’d see a face in the doodles and gradually these new characters began to show up.

As the pages got heavy with collage and paint, I tore out and tore up and glued back with wild abandon.

There are no rules in these books, there’s no upside down, no right and wrong.

Page by Page

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september news

exclusive youtube preview & the story of this art journal.

Today’s the day my September newsletter flies out!

Get an exclusive preview of my latest art journal flip through + the story of how this book evolved.
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half a year of doodles

For a little over a year I’ve been adding a weekly spread to this ginormous sketchbook. This is what’s happened…

Here is the latest flip through of my Book of Days 🙂

find out all about the project here

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I’m a mixed media & textile artist from London, UK.

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giant sketchbook anniversary!

For a little over a year I’ve been adding a weekly spread to this ginormous sketchbook.

Because of the ginormity of this book (600 pages!) it’s going to span the course of a few years to come, and I’m excited about that. To see what appears in these pages is as much of a surprise to me as it is anyone else.

You can see a flip through of the first pages and a second update from early 2021 here on my youtube channel

Since then more creatures and people have shown up on the pages.

They populate the spaces in between the thought scribbles, color swatches and the occasional off-cuts of the projects that happen along the way.

The latest flip through catches us up with from January to July of this year, it’s exclusively previewing this weekend to my newsletter subscribers.
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This is Mixy 🙂

I’m a mixed media & textile artist from London, UK.

I love to share what I’m making, and I hope it brings some inspiration to your creative time.

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