Art Journal Freedom Named Craft Best Book of the Month by Editorial Team

artjournalfreedomFebruary 5, 2013 – New release Art Journal Freedom: How to Journal Creatively with Color & Composition (February 2013) by author Dina Wakley has been named the craft book category Best of the Month by the editorial team at

The title, published by North Light Books a division of F+W Media, Inc., features a fun and approachable way to explore the free expression art journaling provides. With Wakley’s examples, tips, techniques, and step-by-step demonstrations, readers will be able to put personalization to paper for a fuller journaling experience.    

Art Journal Freedom includes:

  • Lessons and tips about composition and color including dominance and repetition, symmetry, contrast and the power of black and white.
  • 10 step-by-step technique demonstrations.
  • Dozens of color and design tips and page challenges.

For a step-by-step video of the author’s technique, please visit Print and ebook editions of the book are available now via and wherever books are sold.

Dina Wakley ( began papercrafting in 1995, and has dabbled in scrapbooking, stamping, mixed-media art, encaustic art, and art journaling since. She teaches online and in-person around the globe and has produced a line of rubber stamps for Stampington Co. and line of stencils for The Crafter’s Workshop.