It’s time to get messy with your art journal! Using found objects and your fingers to make marks with black Sumi ink and colorful Dylusions ink sprays, Dina Wakley will show you how to turn these random marks into pages you can use in your art journal, whether as backgrounds or focal points. With Art Journal Mark Making: Throwing Ink with Dina Wakley and Amy Jones, you’ll learn more than 15 mixed-media techniques and complete 2 art journal pages.
Watch a preview of Art Journal Mark-Making: Throwing Ink with Dina Wakley and Amy Jones here.
Find out more about Dina Wakley’s other videos here.
You might also enjoy Dina’s art journaling books.
Materials You’ll Need
- Random objects from your home (ex. rubber band, steel wool, plastic fork, string, chopstick, etc.)
- Watercolor paper, graph paper, art journal
- Black Distress Paint
- Stabilo All pencil
- Acrylic paint
- Uniball pen
- Fine liner paint bottles
- Baby wipes
- NeoColor II crayons
- Soft gel medium
- Old book or music paper
- Images for focal points
- Dylusion Inks
- Rubber stamps
- Detail waterbrush with black Sumi ink
About Dina Wakley
Dina Wakley is a mixed-media artist and teacher. She loves everything about art: creating it, thinking about it, looking at it and teaching it. She lives in sunny Arizona with her husband and three boys. Dina’s work has been published in many magazines and books.
Dina is passionate about teaching art. She teaches both in-person and online workshops. She is a docent at the Phoenix Art Museum, where she gives tours to school groups and gets kids excited about art.
In partnership with Ranger Ink, Dina designed a line of mixed-media art supplies that includes acrylic paints, mediums, brushes, rubber stamps and stencils. Look for the Dina Wakley Media Line by Ranger at a store near you or online at rangerink.com.
Dina loves hanging out with good friends, reading good books, cooking good food and traveling to good places.
You can visit Dina at dinawakley.com.
Watch an interview with Dina here