Dina Wakley I Am Journal Page by Megan Whisner Quinlan
Dina Wakley I Am Journal Page by Megan Whisner Quinlan

Dina Wakley I Am Journal Page by Megan Whisner Quinlan

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Books & Journal | Dina Wakley Media | Mixed Media

Find out how Megan Whisner Quinlan creates this Dina Wakley Media I Am Journal Page using Gloss Sprays and a simple stenciling technique in this tutorial.

Instructions 

One of the easiest ways to get a quick background going is to use Dina Wakley Gloss Sprays and some simple stenciling techniques. In minutes you will have an inspiring background to begin a mixed media spread. Follow along to see how quickly you can achieve this spread in your journal.

 

 

Dina Wakley I am Journal Page Step 1

Step 1: Gesso your page with Clear Gesso using a Mini Blending Tool. Allow to dry. This will allow for better blending when you apply your acrylic sprays. 




Dina Wakley I am Journal Page Step 2

Step 2: Spray different colors around your center and leave some white space. Allow colors to pool and mix as they dry. Let the sprays do the work for you. 




Dina Wakley I am Journal Page Step 3

Step 3: Using some White Gesso, stencil some images around your colors. Here, the Lattice stencil was used. 

 


Dina Wakley I am Journal Page Step 4Step 4: Using more White Gesso, stencil a smaller pattern on top of your previous pattern (here, Spaced Dots were used). This is a good way to layer stencils using the same color. 

 



Dina Wakley I am Journal Page Step 5

Step 5: Ink up some leaves from the Seeing is Believing stamp set with Archival Jet Black ink. Stamp onto your page randomly. 

 


Dina Wakley I am Journal Page Step 6

Step 6: Stamp a stem from the Side Eye stamp set onto some ledger paper and cut out. Glue down to your page with Ultra Thick Gel Medium. 




Dina Wakley I am Journal Page Step 7

Step 7: Cut out an inspirational phrase from any of the Collage Paper collections. Glue down with Ultra Thick Gel Medium.

 



Dina Wakley I am Journal Page Step 8

Step 8: Find an image from the Idea-Ology Paper Doll Portraits to be the centerpiece of your spread. Glue down with Ultra Thick Gel Medium.