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Dina
Glendale, AZ
I am an art journaler, mixed-media artist, artsy-scrapper, teacher.
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Your pages for last month's challenge helped us learn more about you. We love that! Our next challenge runs from November 16 to December 21, 2017. Here you go.... Create a piece of art about happiness. What discoveries have you... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ponderings
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I know, I know, I'm a bad blogger. I post WAY more regularly on Instagram and Facebook. My last three teaching gigs of the year are: Everything Scrapbook & Stamps in Lake Worth, FL.; Paper Parachute in Beaverton, OR; The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2017 at ponderings
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We love seeing your art. Your pages last month were very moving. When you are authentic in your art, it makes your work exceptional. Our next challenge runs from October 19 to November 16, 2017. Here you go.... Create a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2017 at ponderings
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We love seeing your art. I hope you are finding these challenges both meaningful and inspiring. I sure am! Our next challenge runs from September 21 to October 18, 2017. Here you go.... Create a piece of art about your... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2017 at ponderings
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Howdy! Happy to show you two new stamp sets. I am so excited about these. We did them in the special silicone clear, so they are incredibly durable and they don't break down like some clear stamps do. Doing them... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at ponderings
We didnt rip it off. It was laying on a leaf near the rail. But thanks for thinking the worst of us.
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It is a privilege to see your art when you participate in this challenge. It is meaningful and powerful. Thank you. Let's keep it up. Our next challenge runs from August 17 to Sept 20, 2017. Here you go.... You... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2017 at ponderings
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Are you ready for some new stamps and stencils? Well, yeah, dumb question, I know. We always want new stamps and stencils. Sometimes getting something new is how I jolt myself out of a rut. It's so fun to have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2017 at ponderings
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Wow, what an great first month of the #showusyourMEdia challenge. You all produced stellar, moving, personal art. Art that matters. Thank you so much for creating and especially for sharing. If you're new to the challenge, check the bottom of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2017 at ponderings
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Are you ready to go on a personal art journey with me? I started keeping a journal in 1979. My first entry was the day of my grandmother’s funeral. I wrote it in pencil, and later my dad told me... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at ponderings
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I am super excited to announce that am teaching on a CRUISE in August, 2018! We're going to Belize, Honduras, and Cozumel! We will have three days at sea where we will make ART and even a big painting. Woo... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at ponderings
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Hiya, friends! Here's a video I did with some Scribble Sticks tips and tricks. Hope it gives you some ideas for how to use my new favorite art supply. Scribble Sticks Tips and Tricks from Dina Wakley on Vimeo. Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at ponderings
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Teaching together at the Back 2 Back Retreat, hosted by the wonderful Michelle McCosh and Everything Scrapbook and Stamps! It's in March April, 2018.... You know you wanna art with us! :) Click here for all the details. Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at ponderings
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This week I'm finishing up the 4+ hours of content for my class, Ordered Chaos, on Jeanne Oliver's network. Will you be getting painty with me? Here's more info about Ordered Chaos. Ordered Chaos Promo from Revilo Designs on Vimeo. Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at ponderings
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You know, it depends on how much pigment you lay down and what your substrate is. I would say they are semi permanent.
Toggle Commented Mar 16, 2017 on Spotlight on Scribble Sticks at ponderings
They are similar but not as soft
Toggle Commented Mar 16, 2017 on Spotlight on Scribble Sticks at ponderings
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Well, Scribble Sticks are finalllllly shipping out from the Ranger Warehouse and will be at your fave store SOON, if they're not there already. I just love them. I really do. What they look like: a crayon. What they are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at ponderings
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I have several on dinawakley.com, but theyre all older.
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It has been a LONG TIME since I did new online course. Recently, the amazing Jeanne Oliver contacted me and asked if I was interested in doing a course for her wonderful network, the Jeanne Oliver Creative Network. I adore... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at ponderings
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The canvas will be off white and it will be fabric. Like muslin but thicker.
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I love the new Media Tools in my line. They are silicone-tipped brushes and they're great for all kinds of mark-making! Think of them like a paintbrush. If you can do it with a paintbrush, you can do it with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at ponderings
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Last up in our spotlight on the surfaces in the Dina Wakley Media Journal is burlap. Don't let the burlap intimidate or confuse you. Use your creativity! Or, just think if it like bumpy paper and do what you'd normally... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at ponderings
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Time to shine a spotlight on the watercolor paper in the Media Journal. This is not an ordinary watercolor paper. It is a handmade, textured paper that has some cotton in it. It is very absorbent and reacts to wet... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at ponderings
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Hope you enjoyed the spotlight I posted before on the kraft pages in the Media Journal. Next, let's highlight the canvas pages. The canvas is a lightweight, textured surface. Here are some of the ways I've used it: Below I've... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at ponderings
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I'm shining a spotlight on the amazing Dina Wakley Media Journal over the next week. The journal has, bound right into the signatures, four surfaces to work on: kraft, handmade paper, thin canvas, and burlap. It should be shipping from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2017 at ponderings
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