Daily Art Journal Challenge: 30 Prompts with Get Messy
Intermediate | 3 hours 41 min
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Dive into a month of art journal prompts with Lauren and Caylee, the enigmatic founders of Get Messy Art Journal. In this 30-day challenge, they'll lead you through a series of prompts to inspire your creativity and help you get your thoughts, feelings and art onto the page. Learn their favorite techniques for creating vibrant pages full of textures, layers and lettering, and discover the magic of journaling about the ups and downs of everyday life. With daily prompts from Caylee and Lauren, you'll learn how to make your art journal a place to play, experiment, and be yourself – every single day.

Remember to use the hashtag #creativebuggetsmessy on social media to share your work with the Get Messy and Creativebug community.
 
Here’s what you’ll need:
Paper:
Strathmore mixed media journal (or other sketchbook)
Scratch paper
 
Paints and Mediums:
Variety of acrylic craft paints in your colors
Gesso
Daniel Smith Watercolor Ground or clear gesso
Watercolor and brushes
White acrylic paint

Pens:
Any of your favorites!
Pilot G2 pen
Micron pens
Pilot V sign pen
Posca paint pens
Koi or other water based brush pen

Adhesives:
Tombow Mono Tape Runner
Glue stick
Washi tape
 
Other Tools:

Scissors
Straw
Ziplock bag
Stencils
Alphabet rubber stamps and ink
 
Decorative Elements:
Tissue papers
Vellum
Collage and vintage ephemera
Self portrait / passport photo
Photos of friends and family
Book pages
Doilies
Found images from copyright free sources like:
www.biodiversitylibrary.org
www.bl.uk
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Create a daily art journaling practice
  • Respond to creative prompts
  • Build layers and textures in your art journal
  • Use mixed media techniques in your art journal pages
  • Get your feelings down onto the page in creative ways
 
What you'll get:
  • 30 days of art journaling prompts and art lessons from Caylee and Lauren, the founders of Get Messy Art Journal
  • 30 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list 
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students 
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Class Reviews
260 users recommended this class to a friend
Inês Rato
Funny way to develop some artistic skills
6 days ago
Claudia Jan Brantley
This is a great class for anyone who has been art journaling for years or is just starting! These artists are so different in their approaches to art, but bring such wonderful and fresh techniques to those who take this class! They don't just teach techniques; they also apply them in such personal ways. Not only will I use so many things I learned, but want others to be able to do the same when they take the course! Thanks, Ladies!
More than 3 months ago
shae c
I really enjoyed watching Caylee create. I probably got the most out of watching new techniques.
More than 3 months ago