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Dina
Glendale, AZ
I am an art journaler, mixed-media artist, artsy-scrapper, teacher.
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Join Dina Wakley and Phoenix Scuba on the beautiful island of Cozumel, Mexico, to Dive Into Art! June 10-17, 2020 I am beyond thrilled to offer the first ever combined scuba and art retreat! I love to dive, I love... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2019 at ponderings
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Hello, friends! A question I get asked a lot is, "Will there ever be any more Scribble Sticks?" At long last, let me introduce you to Scribble Stick Set #3. It has the six new pastel colors that came out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2019 at ponderings
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Did you know that you can pour on Media Board, and when it is dry, separate the canvas from the cardboard by simply pulling it off? Kathy from Ranger figured this out, and I love it. It's hard to pour... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2019 at ponderings
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It's time, it's time! I'm thrilled to show you my product release for January 2019! First up, we have two assorted packs of pure white tags. These are uncoated, so you can paint and scribble and stamp to your heart's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2019 at ponderings
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with my Pouring Medium. SWOOOOON I did all of these with my acrylics, my pouring medium, and the cell creator. My substrate is Media Board. Have you tried pouring yet? Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2019 at ponderings
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We are barreling towards a new year. This month, I want you to think about YES. What can you say YES to next year, that you would ordinarily shy away from? I think one of the keys to saying yes... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2018 at ponderings
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We are barreling towards a new year. This month, I want you to think about YES. What can you say YES to next year, that you would ordinarily shy away from? I think one of the keys to saying yes... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2018 at ponderings
I'm excited to announce that I'll be participating as an artist in Creative JumpStart (CJS) 2019, run for the 8th year by Nathalie Kalbach. If you're not familiar with CJS, it's a one-of-a-kind online event to kick your creativity into... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2018 at ponderings
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Tomorrow is the day! My new class, Figuratively Speaking, will be up and ready for viewing. There's still plenty of time to join us! Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at ponderings
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November--the month of pie and gratitude. I love this quote by William Arthur Ward: "Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it." William Arthur Ward. I know that being grateful for even small,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2018 at ponderings
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at ponderings
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Want a chance to win 100 art courses and resources? Three lucky winners will have a chance to win the entire Art Bundle for Good #3 including $4000 of art related courses, workbooks and other great resources. It doesn’t cost... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2018 at ponderings
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I had a couple of fun product releases this summer...new 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 Oct 18, 2018 at ponderings
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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 Oct 16, 2018 at ponderings
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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 Oct 16, 2018 at ponderings
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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Silicone creates cells but my product is not silicone. It is specially developed by our ranger chemist.
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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