Your pages for last month’s challenge helped us learn more about you. We love that!
Congratulations to our Challenge winners for the month of October! Both winners will be receiving a Dina Wakley Media Journal!
Facebook Winner: Peg Hewitt
Instagram Winner: @tanglesandthings
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 made about happiness? What makes you happy? What little things, what big things?
Happiness is… Journal Spread
I started with a canvas page in my Media Journal. I bent the covers back so I could sew lines on the canvas with my machine.
Then I colored over the sewing with Magenta and Turquoise Scribble Sticks, and wet them with a paint brush and water. Right into the wet layer I added some Lemon Scribble Stick.
When it was dry, I journaled on the stitching with the Fudeball pen. I created the collaged tags with the stamps from the Circle Patterns set. I dug through my “art bits” box and found some tags that I had already painted. I stamped the images on various tags and cut them out. I used Elephant paint on the Scribbly Circles Background stamp to start each tag, then added the stamped images, bits of ephemera, and a little strip of journaling. I put the tags on the canvas with Media Tape, so they can be flipped through like pages in a book. I cut the hearts freehand from painted papers, too, and used Multi Medium to glue them on the tags and onto the canvas.
What makes me happy? Soooo many things. At first, I thought this page might be about simple things, like diet Coke and Kate Spade purses and not setting an alarm in the morning. But as I started my journaling, it became more profound and I couldn’t help but record some BIG things, traveling the world, my faith, and my family.
Are you ready to play with us? Please, join us. We love to see your art.
Challenge Rules Recap
I want to put the “me” back in mixed media. All art is personal, whether it be a card or an art journal page or a painting. Join me as we begin a series of monthly challenges and prompts that will fuel your creative spirit and help you delve into the ME of MEdia.
Note this challenge does not take the place of the monthly challenges we have in the Dina Wakley Media Tribe Facebook group. If you’re not a member of the tribe, please join us! Artists in the group post lots of cool art and inspiration.
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