Dina Wakley Monochromatic Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan
Dina Wakley Monochromatic Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan

Dina Wakley Monochromatic Journal Spread by Megan Whisner Quinlan

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Books & Journal | Dina Wakley Media | Mixed Media

Megan Whisner Quinlan shows you how to create a simple Monochromatic Journal Page in the Dina Wakley Media Kraft Journal to make this truly stunning layout.

Instructions 

Working in muted tones can allow for a more simplified art journaling spread, especially when working in a kraft journal. The monochromatic colors allow the focal points to really “pop” and with the white side of a chipboard shape, and some white you can achieve a truly stunning page. Follow along to find out how to create this simple spread. 

 


Dina Wakley Monochromatic Journal Spread Step 1

Step 1: A great way to begin a background is with lots of writing. You can do freeform writing or a song lyrics, and just fill it up. 




Dina Wakley Monochromatic Journal Spread Step 2

Step 2: Find a focal image in the Church Doodles Collage Paper and cut it out. 

 


Dina Wakley Monochromatic Journal Spread Step 3

Step 3: Spread the image down with Ultra Thick Gel Medium. It will look great to see your journaling peek through.




Dina Wakley Monochromatic Journal Spread Step 4

Step 4: Splatter your pages with some watered down Black Gesso to give a more grungy feel. 




Dina Wakley Monochromatic Journal Spread Step 5

Step 5: Stamp a text from the Stencil Alphas Cling Stamps set onto white cardstock with Jet Black Archival Ink. Cut out and edge the sides with the stamp pad for some depth. 




Dina Wakley Monochromatic Journal Spread Step 6

Step 6: Glue a Chipboard Sprig down with Ultra Thick Gel Medium. Finish with the text cut out on top.