Our resident tutors

Katy Leitch (Founder)

Katy Leitch (Founder)

From: England

Katy is the founder of Mixed Up. Her work is eclectic and she loves to share her mixed media knowledge.

Leslie Lineberry

Leslie Lineberry

From: USA

Leslie is the absolute master of upcycling and makes amazing junk assemblage.

Blog: Art for Dinner

Riikka Kovasin

Riikka Kovasin

From: Finland

Riikka makes the most exquisite 3D art, always with unusual and varied textures.

Blog: paperiliitin

Corrie Herriman

Corrie Herriman

From: Netherlands

Corrie specialises in art journaling and creates colourful, fun pages. Rubber stamps are her muse.

Blog: Made by Chook

Bea Grob

Bea Grob

From: Switzerland

Bea makes amazing videos, often working with minimal or unexpected supplies.

Website: beagrob.com

Nikki Killinger

Nikki Killinger

From: England

Nikki’s art is eclectic – she can turn her hand to almost anything and do it like a pro!

Blog: Nikki K Art

Deb Riddell

Deb Riddell

From: Canada

Deb’s work is feminine but sophisticated; intricate and detailed, but beautifully balanced.

Blog: Paxton Valley Folk Art

Lisa Taggart

Lisa Taggart

From: Northern Ireland

Lisa loves colour, colour and more colour! Her work is vibrant and full of energy.

Blog: Inky Bliss

Tracy Easson

Tracy Easson

From: Scotland

Tracy has her very own unique illustrative style – her dreamy, whimiscal doodles are the basis of her shabby-chic art pieces.

Blog: queeniesscrapmad

Erica Evans

Erica Evans

From: Wales

Erica loves products, especially turning ordinary art materials into rust, patina and faux effects of all kinds.

Blog: Mixed Media with Erica Evans

Mags Woodcock

Mags Woodcock

From: England

Mags’ loves vintage and uses beautiful reclaimed antique and natural materials in her subtle, elegant work.

Blog: The Tag Lady

Darlene Madden

Darlene Madden

From: Canada

Darlene makes incredibly detailed 3D creations with clay, glass and recycled trinkets.

Website: Inspiro Mixed Media

Karen Campbell

Karen Campbell

From: USA

Karen is a full-time artist with a unique, fun and fresh drawing style – and masses of experience.

Website: karencampbellartist.com
Etsy: Cool Mama Crafts

Elisa Ablett

Elisa Ablett

From: Australia

Eliza is a versatile artist who works in lots of media and lots of discplines; her work is bursting with colour and dynamism.

Blog: 2crazycrafters

Melina Dahl

Melina Dahl

From: Sweden

Melina loves to journal but also makes in 3D; her superpower is making sensational backgrounds!

Blog: minaskreativa.blogspot.se

Emma Williams

Emma Williams

From: England

Emma is the Queen of all things Tim Holtz – she takes his amazing products and gives them her own fabulous feminine spin.

Blog: stickydots.blogspot.co.uk

Leanne Jago

Leanne Jago

From: Australia

For Leanne art is a form of therapy, her pieces are expressive, emotive and created from the heart.

Blog: Addicted to Clouds

Lynne Forsythe

Lynne Forsythe

From: USA

Lynne’s work is subtle, vintage, feminine and beautiful – and usually has at least one flower.

Blog: lynneforsythe.blogspot.com

Carol Fox

Carol Fox

From: England

Carol describes her style as ‘tidy grunge’ – a wealth of techniques combined with an impeccable finish. She’s a little bit obsessed with Alice in Wonderland.

Blog: Welcome 2 My World

Jennifer Gallagher

Jennifer Gallagher

From: USA

Jennifer studied fashion and her love of surface design gives her mixed media work a unique look – she loves colour, pattern, and geometric shapes.

Blog: Paper Geometry

Helen Chilton

Helen Chilton

From: England

Helen is an experienced artist and rubber stamper. She is crazy about colour, notoriously messy, and definitely does not adhere to the principle that less is more!

Blog: A Splash of Colour

Debs Wainwright

Debs Wainwright

From: England

Debs loves to draw and create pieces that express her soul; the resulting work is sensitive and thoughtful but still full of know-how.

Website: Debs’ Artzone

Fiona Potter

Fiona Potter

From: England

Fi is equally at home with delicate jewellery as she is with large sculptural pieces. She’s an expert in resin and Powertex.

Blog: fionapotterqd.blogspot.co.uk

Simona Rebecchi

Simona Rebecchi

From: Italy

Simona usually works in the most gorgeous muted colour palette and can do the most wondrous things with a humble bit of paper.

Blog address:  ginnyandthesheep.blogspot.it

Betsy Skagen

Betsy Skagen

From: USA

Betsy’s style is eclectic and she loves vintage and retro imagery. Her work often evidences her wicked sense of humour.

Website: Paper Calliope

Teresa Morgan

Teresa Morgan

From: England

Versatile Teresa excels as much at cardmaking as she does at assemblage. Her work is sometimes colourful and sometimes subtly vintage, but always finished to perfection.

Blog: thefatcactus.co.uk

Jennie Atkinson

Jennie Atkinson

From: Scotland

Jennie’s work is beautifully soft and feminine with a vintage vibe; she loves to add a unique touch with handmade embellishments.

Blog: jennie-livethedream.blogspot.co.uk

Dot Leathbridge

Dot Leathbridge

From: Australia

Dot is the absolute master of the mixed media card – one of her stunning creations in the mail would make anyone’s day! She’s the owner of stamp store Ink Art Designs.

Website: inkartdesigns.com

Lena Holmström

Lena Holmström

From: Finland

Lena’s work is beautiful and utterly unique. Books – handmade and upcycled – are a big theme in her work, and she adores texture.

Blog: kotolifestyle.com

Lotte Kristensen

Lotte Kristensen

From: England

Lotte’s works in a few different styles but her work is always expressive and a little quirky. She loves a rubber stamp or ten and is has a fabulous way with words.

Blog: aliceoverground.blogspot.com