Art Journal Color Courage with Dina Wakley and Amy Jones

T6980_DVD_Courageous_Color.inddIs there something not quite satisfying about your art journal pages? Something, you can’t quite put your finger on that makes them seem less than cohesive? Chances are, it’s to do with color and Dina Wakley is here to help! In Art Journal Color Courage, Dina Wakley gives you lessons for learning how to create color schemes where colors will work together perfectly. As you complete two colorful art journal pages, Dina will help you understand why, “Done is better than perfect!” and the value of being able to say, “Oops, oh well!”

In this video, learn 15 mixed-media techniques and discover your color story.

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Click here to download and print the Color Schemes worksheet that you’ll use during the first lesson in Art Journal Color Courage.


Watch a preview of Art Journal Color Courage here!

Materials you’ll need:

  • Color wheel
  • Acrylic paint including primary colors, white and Payne’s Grey
  • Paintbrushes
  • Deli paper
  • Stencils
  • Paint palette
  • Permanent marker
  • Art journal or watercolor paper
  • Baby wipes
  • Palette knife
  • Gesso
  • Water-based inks such Dylusions
  • Rubber stamps
  • Ink
  • Scissors
  • Manila tags
  • Black fudeball pen
  • Neocolor II crayons
  • Matte medium
  • Texture paste

Check out Dina’s other instructional videos:

Art Journal Mark Making: Throwing Ink with Dina Wakley and Amy Jones








Art Journal Stencils & Masks with Dina Wakley and Amy Jones








You might also enjoy Dina’s art journaling books:

Art Journal Freedom 160Art Journal Freedom: How to Journal Creatively with Color and Composition






U8285_ArtJournalCorage_CRV.inddArt Journal Courage: Fearless Mixed Media Techniques for Journaling Bravely






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

Dina loves hanging out with good friends, reading good books, cooking good food and traveling to good places.

You can visit Dina at

Watch an interview with Dina Wakley here:

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