Dina Wakley #ShowUsYourMEdia : January 2018

Dina Wakley #ShowUsYourMEdia : January 2018



Congratulations to our Challenge winners for the month of December! Both winners will be receiving a Dina Wakley Large Media Journal!

Facebook Winner: Niamh Baly


Instagram Winner: @chrissi2286

Happy January! Are you ready for a new Show Us Your Media challenge! You have until Feb 15 to do show us your artwork. Be sure to review the rules and guidelines below (we’ve updated them for the new year).


Create a piece of art about living in the moment. Do you worry too much about the future? Dwell in the past? What little things do you do each day that help you live in the moment?

I tend to be a worrier. I am trying to break myself of over-worrying and over-thinking. I am improving as I age. One part of my personality that helps with this is that I do like to be spontaneous, and I do like change. I tend to get bored easily, so if the moment requires that I do something different, I usually go for it. I also try hard to be grateful. For big things and for small things. I try not to rush through, I try to savor the details of life.

Here’s my page. I took a super ugly page I did and painted over most of it. Is this a great work of art? Nope. Is it a good journal page? Absolutely!

Supplies used:

  • Dina Wakley Media Journal
  • Dina Wakley Media Scribble Sticks 2: Ocean, Peacock, Fuchsia, Olive
  • Dina Wakley Media Gesso: Black, White
  • Dina Wakley Media Acrylic Paint: Marine, Medieval, Blushing
  • Dina Wakley Media Washi Tape
  • Dina Wakley Media Stamps: Contour Figures, Weird is Good
  • Dina Wakley Media Ultra Thick Gel Medium
  • White Paint Pen





    Challenge Rules Recap (Updated 1/1/18)

    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.

    Challenge Rules

  • We will announce monthly challenges on the Ranger blog on the third Thursday of each month.
  • Use at least one Dina Wakley Media product in your project. If your product is not obvious (like paint), please list the colors you used.
  • You can make anything you like—a card, an art journal page, a tag, a canvas, anything!
  • Interpret each challenge any way you like. You can be literal or you can use it as a springboard and see where it takes you. Let the challenge inspire you and stretch you.
  • Try to journal on your piece. Write your thoughts about each prompt. You can write a little or you can write a lot, but do your best to incorporate your thoughts and feelings into the piece.
  • When you complete a challenge, please share it on your blog and personal social media account(s) (Instagram/Facebook) with the tags #showusyourMEdia and #rangerink. When you share on your personal FB page, be sure to make the post public so that it shows up in our hashtag search. You can share in the art groups, too, but those posts don’t show up in the searches if the groups are closed or private.
  • We will do two random drawings each month for a prize. We will search the hashtag #showusyourMEdia on Instagram for one winner, and then on Facebook for the second winner. To be clear, you must use the hashtag #showusyourMEdia on either Instagram or Facebook in order to show up in the search and to be eligible to win. You have until the third Wednesday of each month to complete the previous month's challenge.
  • We will announce the previous month's winner AND the new challenge on the third Thursday of each month.

  • 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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