Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page by Megan Whisner Quinlan
Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page by Megan Whisner Quinlan

Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page by Megan Whisner Quinlan

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Books & Journal | Dina Wakley Media | Gel Plate | Holiday

Megan Whisner Quinlan shows you some new ways to create this joyful holiday page in the Dina Wakley Journal using a Gel Plate and a Ranger Ink Blending Tool.

Instructions 

Having fun recording the seasonal changes in your art journal is a good thing. Here a gel plate was used for different effects to create a holiday-themed spread. Follow along to see some new ways to create beautiful art in the Dina Wakley MEdia Mixed Media Journal. 


Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page Step 1

Step 1: Spread some Turquoise and Sand Acrylics on the Gel Plate with a Brayer to create a mixed color field. 





Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page Step 2

Step 2: Place the gel plate face down in your journal and then press it onto your page. Peel back up. This is a great way to create fast and easy backgrounds with texture onto your journal pages. 





Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page Step 3

Step 3: Using the Bonds stencil and some White Gesso, stencil randomly onto your background. 




Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page Step 4
Step 4: Stencil some flowers from the Growing Masks stencil onto the Gel Plate. (Although you could just stencil onto your page, this gives a newer more textured and grungy look). 

 



Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page Step 5
Step 5: Press your plate onto your page and repeat for desired amount of flowers. 

 



Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page Step 6

Step 6: Take a Mini Blending Tool and swab it into some Ruby paint. Press the sponge on your page and twist it to make a circle. Repeat randomly across the page. This is a new fun way to use your Mini Blending Tool to create background details. 

 



Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page Step 7

Step 7: Stamp some birds from the Nesting Birds stamp set onto some white cardstock with Archival Ink and cut out. Add some doodles to your page. 




Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page Step 8

Step 8: Stamp a block from the Stencil Alphas set onto some cardstock in Archival Ink (Barn Door) and cut out. Stamp a phrase from Just What to Say into the center of the block in Archival Ink Jet Black. Add some hats from scraps to your birds for a bit of whimsy and glue everything down. 




Dina Wakley Holiday Journal Page Step 9
Step 9: For some real holiday sparkle add some Stickles Glitter Glue (Unicorn) to your page. Allow to dry. 



 


  • Rochelle on

    Fantastic

  • Paulie on

    Hi Megan, thank you for your amazing Holiday Journal with step by step instructions. Your craftsmanship have inspired me to kick off my creative skills for this New Year 2022. Thanks again, Paulie😁

  • Ellen Berry on

    I am inspired by your tutorial. I would like see more of your tutorials.


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