Dina Wakley Medallion Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan

Follow along as Megan Whisner Quinlan uses Dina Wakley MEdia Collage Sparks to create mixed media medallions for this playful journal spread. 

Instructions 

The new Collage Sparks allow for plenty of cool improvising as you play in your art journal. Here we created a fun spread with some mixed media “medallions” using the new Dina Wakley MEdia release. Follow along to create these fun little collage elements in your journals. 

 

Dina Wakley Medallion Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan Step 1

Step 1: Look through the Collage Sparks booklets for rounded imagery and cut out. 


Dina Wakley Medallion Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan Step 2

Step 2: Cut out some circular shapes from the transparencies.


Dina Wakley Medallion Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan Step 3

Step 3: Using Ultra Thick Gel Medium, glue your transparency circle shapes onto some of the Collage Sparks pages and cut out.


Dina Wakley Medallion Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan Step 4

Step 4: Cut some bits of different ribbons about 5 inches in length, and gather a couple together. 

Fold them in half. 


Dina Wakley Medallion Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan Step 5

Step 5: Using the Tiny Attacher, staple the folded ribbons onto a circle shape. 


Dina Wakley Medallion Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan Step 6

Step 6: Using a 2” brush, spread some paint around on your pages. Here White, Stoked, and Radical acrylics were chosen. Next, using a mini blending tool, stencil over your painted strokes to create some texture. 


Dina Wakley Medallion Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan Step 7

Step 7: Add some paint splatters with black Gloss Spray and allow to dry. 


Dina Wakley Medallion Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan Step 8

Step 8: Glue your medallions to your spread with Ultra Thick Gel Medium. 


Dina Wakley Medallion Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan Finished Project

Now you will have a fabulous addition to your art journal spread!

 

 

 

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