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Glendale, AZ
I am an art journaler, mixed-media artist, artsy-scrapper, teacher.
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I had a couple of fun product releases this stamps and stencils, new collage tissues and new washi. Woo hoo. I want this month's Show Us Your Media challenge to inspire you to crack open the packaging and USE... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at ponderings
The wonderful Life Book 2019 is open for registration. It is an incredible value! Join us and make 2019 a year of creative growth. Click here for all the info! Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ponderings
Hello art friends! I have a new course on the wonderful Jeanne Oliver's site. The course is Figuratively Speaking. In it we explore combining abstract figures with both asemic (i.e. illegible) and legible words. I would love it if you... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at ponderings
Surprise! I'm so happy to show you three sets of new Dina Wakley Media washi tape! I love washi...the colors, the patterns, the versatility. I hope you enjoy these new designs. We have two new sets of printed tape, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2018 at ponderings
It is September. In Arizona, it's still over 100 F, and I am always envious of those of you who actually get a Fall season. I hope you have lots of plans to create this Autumn. Keep creating, keep sharing.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at ponderings
Hello, friends! I am happy to be part of Creative Jump Start! If you sign up before Sept 17, you get 20% off. Creative JumpStart, founded and organized by the wonderful Nat Kalbach, is a great compendium of art videos... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at ponderings
Heads up, friends! Save the date! I'm one of the teachers for Life Book 2019. Life Book is a wonderful gathering of artists and friends, and the content in fabulous. You can register starting Oct 16. See you there! Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2018 at ponderings
I just use my gel medium. Works great.
The fabulous Dyan Reaveley and I have been teaching art retreats together...and they are a total blast. We have retreats in Florida (a few spots left, join us!) in April 2019 Edmonton, Canada (a few spots left, join us!) in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2018 at ponderings
A big thanks to all who are participating in this challenge each month. What a delight it is to me to see your art come through my feeds. Keep it up! Here is August's challenge. I got my own back.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2018 at ponderings
Ready for some new creative goods? I'm excited to share my August release with you. I have new stamps, stencils, and.....COLLAGE PAPERS! Plus we added fine line tip applicators that fit on the paint bottles. Yessssss. First up, stamps. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2018 at ponderings
Silicone creates cells but my product is not silicone. It is specially developed by our ranger chemist.
Are you finding time this summer for any art? My schedule has been super, super busy, so I have to keep it simple lately. Even simple art is GREAT art, because it is art that is DONE. Remember one of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2018 at ponderings
Shipping to stores now!
Pouring paint is all the rage, and we've been developing a pouring medium for months. At Ranger, we're all obsessed with it!! We are so excited that release day is finally here and we can share. Big props to Steve,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2018 at ponderings
June, June, June! A big thanks to those of you who posted art. Seeing your work is a highlight of our month for us. Remember that you can follow a hashtag on Instagram. If you follow #showusyourmedia, you will see... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2018 at ponderings
I am happy to announce that I'm one of the teachers for Art Journal Summer School 2018! Art Journal Summer School will start July 1st and will be priced €105 (= Approx. $125,- / £92,-) But if you enroll in... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2018 at ponderings
It's the middle of May, and it's time for a new challenge! Keep the awesome art coming. It is a joy to see. Did you know that you can follow a hashtag on Instagram? I have #showusyourmedia set up to... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2018 at ponderings
I am excited to be teaching a two-day workshop, "Flowers and Figures," at Ranger Ink headquarters in Tinton Falls, New Jersey! The workshop is June 30/July 1. Click here for all the details! Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2018 at ponderings
Oh my goodness. How did it become April already? Do you have spring fever? I hope you are enjoying these challenges as much as we enjoy seeing your art. Keep it up! Here's the next prompt: Create a piece of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2018 at ponderings
Seeing your work every month is an honor. Truly. Be sure to check the Ranger Ink blog to see if you're a winner! Remember they draw TWO prize winners every month. Are you ready for March? Here we go... Create... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2018 at ponderings
Greetings, artists! Wow, your art is incredible. We love, love, love seeing it. It is a privilege. Keep sharing, keep creating! Here's challenge #9. You have until March 14 to show us your artwork. Be sure to review the rules... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at ponderings
Happy January! Are you ready for a new Show Us Your Media challenge! You have until Feb 15 to do show us your artwork. Be sure to review the rules and guidelines below (we've updated them for the new year).... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2018 at ponderings
Hello, my friends! Take a sit and grab a diet Coke, this may take awhile. I am so thrilled to share with you my new release for January 2018, with Ranger Ink. Remember, today is the product announcement. Your favorite... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2018 at ponderings
This is sneak peek week, with the full Dina Wakley Media product reveal on Monday the 15th. I've been posting the peeks on Instagram, so follow along there, too! Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2018 at ponderings