Congratulations to our Challenge winners for the month of July! Both winners will be receiving a Dina Wakley Media Pouring Medium, Cell Creator, Mixing Cups and Stir Sticks and 3 colors of Dina Wakley Acrylic Paints!
Facebook Winner: Caroline Duncan
Instagram Winner: @tashat.8699
A big thanks to all who are participating in this challenge each month. What a delight it is to me to see your art come through my feeds. Keep it up! Here is August’s challenge.
I got my own back. ~Maya Angelou
Create a piece of art about how you take care of yourself, stand up for yourself, or about how you don’t. Do you have your own back? If you don’t, who does?
Sometimes it’s hard to take care of ourselves. Where is the line between being selfish and filling our own cup? I struggle with that. All the obligations and “have-to’s” seem overwhelming. I have a hard time relaxing because I am always worried about the fires I’ve left unattended.
That is why I love scuba diving. When I’m under the water, it’s the only time I am not a ball of stress. Under the water the focus is breathing, and weightlessness. It’s truly like being in another world, and it’s amazing. My husband doesn’t enjoy diving, but I’ve been making time to get to the ocean anyway. I need it. This journal page is symbolic of how I’m getting to the ocean, making it a priority. It’s my form of having my own back.
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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