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Imperial Duck Mixed Media Tutorial

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guest blog by Miriam Schulman @SchulmanArt

Thanks Carolyn for inviting me to share my art and techniques with your readers!

Today, I am going to share with you all the secrets on how I painted this mixed media duck. The video is super short yet action packed so whether you are sipping your morning coffee or sneaking this in later in your busy day you do have time to watch it all.

The Supply List

Now, since I know you have an action packed life, I figured life is too short to take notes. So what I did was put together a supply list for you of everything I used in this video. All you have to do in enter your name and email and I will send the supply list your way.

Share your art

If you get inspired to paint something after watching this, I would love to see it! Just tag me on twitter, instagram or facebook. My handle is @schulmanArt in all of those places. Or simply leave a comment here on Carolyn’s blog to let me know what inspired you.


watch mixed media tutorial on YouTube

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 Free supply list


In Case We Haven’t Met Yet...


Art Journaling Inspirations → http://schulmanart.blogspot.com/2016/01/my-favorite-art-journaling-magazine.htmlHello! I’m Miriam Schulman and I create mixed media art to tell stories. I also teach other people how to craft their stories with art. I give them the techniques they need to get the results they desire which brings more joy to their lives.

My art has been published by Somerset Studio, Art of Man and the New York Times among others and collected by an international audience. When I’m not working on art in my studio, you’ll find me in a museum spending time with friends or family. Explore my art at SchulmanArt.com or join the fun at TheInspirationPlace.net

Now I would love to hear from you! What technique are you eager to try?

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  • Miriam Schulman March 25, 2016, 8:43 am

    thanks so much for featuring my guest blog post! xo Miriam

  • Jean marmo March 25, 2016, 4:15 pm

    i have been following Miriam for a while. i love her work!! Thank you both for all of the inspiration.

  • Cathy March 25, 2016, 5:40 pm

    How exciting. Another wonderful fun artist to follow! Love the Imperial Duck video. Thanks to both ladies, Carolyn Dube and Miriam Schulman for sharing this. You both are such an inspiration. :0)

  • Margie March 26, 2016, 8:28 am

    Watched this video and I am always amazed at the new stuff I learn from you. You are so creative and so generous with your talent. Thank you for your in-put in my life. Keep up the good work and hopefully I’ll be able to show you one day what I have learned from you.

    • Miriam schulman March 27, 2016, 10:27 am

      If my teaching has expanded your way of seeing then that is learning.. showing is not necessary! xo Miriam

  • Jennifer G March 27, 2016, 10:44 am

    What a wonderful thing to see on Easter! Thank you both for your creativity and joy in sharing it with others.

  • Deb Thomas March 27, 2016, 12:23 pm

    Away from home and loved this Easter surprise. Very cheerful! Thanks. Happy Purim! I am working out of my travel studio with collage, watercolors and watercolor pencils. Met a gal here at the hotel getting ready to look at her new Art Journaling magazine. What a great exchange we had. Felt like I got to pay forward a few things that others, including you, Miriam, have shared with me. Enjoy the day. He is risen!!!!!!!!

  • Jackie March 27, 2016, 5:20 pm

    Great little video…thanks for sharing your “Imperial Duck” with us, Miriam. Thanks to Carolyn Dube for the guest blog…love your stencils, Carolyn! 🙂

  • Ginny Stiles March 28, 2016, 6:10 pm

    Carolyn could you get a message to Miriam? She needs to know this….
    The word “Easter” and most of the secular celebrations of the holiday come from pagan traditions. Anglo Saxons worshipped Eostre, the goddess of springtime and the return of the sun after the long winter. According to legend, Eostre once saved a bird whose wings had frozen during the winter by turning it into a rabbit. Because the rabbit had once been a bird, it could still lay eggs, and that rabbit became our Easter Bunny. Eggs were a symbol of fertility in part because they used to be so scarce during the winter. There are records of people giving each other decorated eggs at Easter as far back as the 11th century.

  • Christine Bell April 3, 2016, 7:47 pm

    Thank you, Carolyn and Miriam. I loved the duck tutorial. This is a great way to get to know artists and teachers that I haven’t seen before. I will definitely check out your blog, Miriam. Great work.