The Melting Pot

Playfully Explore Mixed-Media Mark Making

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Instant Access Class

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Are you ready to bring your paintings to life with mixed media mark-making?

In this class, you will learn how to combine watercolour, ink, pastels, pens, pencils, and acrylic paint. It's a melting pot of mixed-media goodness. We also look at how one painting can become an incredible idea generator, inspiring new trains of thought and ultimately new paintings

Throughout the projects, I share my favourite techniques while encouraging you to listen to your own creative voice and take risks!

This is my most popular class. Come join over 5,000 happy students.

Class Overview

Inside the course, you will ...

  • Learn how to layer a wide variety of mixed media supplies.
  • Get inspired by all the different kinds of marks you can make.
  • Build confidence in your ability to take risks with your art.
  • Learn how to reflect on your work without judgement and identify opportunities.
  • Discover the unique qualities of different kinds of paint such as watercolour, ink, and heavy bodied acrylic.
  • Develop your own visual language of colours and marks.
  • Have fun and let go of perfectionism and over-thinking!

This class includes professionally edited video instruction broken down into manageable chunks. The videos are supported by written content in the classroom. All videos are downloadable, and the course comes with lifetime access. Scroll further down for the course curriculum, including video duration.

Course Curriculum

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Your Instructor

Laura Horn
Laura Horn

Hi I'm Laura, a mixed media abstract artist from Adelaide, South Australia. Welcome to my online classes. Here you will find tips, techniques and step-by-step lessons to grow your skills, confidence and creative style. I'd love for you to join me!

Class Materials

The supply list below is a gentle guide. By all means, though, mix it up, use what you have, and get creative. There are no rules!


Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course is an instant access course! When you sign up, you will be provided with access to all content immediately. You can work through the content at your own pace.
How long do I have access to the course?
The course comes with lifetime access. After enrolling, you will have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like. You may keep and download all content.
What level is the course suitable for?
This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in mixed media art, from complete beginners to more experienced artists.
Do I need high speed internet for the course?
Yes, you will need a good internet connection to view and/or download the video content for this course.
Will there be an online community for this course?
Yes, I will provide details of how to submit a request to join the Laura Horn Art Facebook community. This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with others and share your creations. There is also a hashtag #laurahornartclasses that can be used on Instagram and other social media platforms.
What is the refund policy?
Once you are enrolled in the course I am unable to offer a refund. I encourage you to contact me if you have any questions about the course prior to signing up.

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