Meditative Art Journaling
Beginner | 15 min 1 sec
Learn how to make a meditative art journal that serves as a container for your hopes, fears, frustrations and more with the founders of Get Messy. You’ll learn how to free write to get what's in your head onto the page, obliterate it with paint and meditative marks, use watercolor to channel your mood, then add quotes and lettering to complete your page. This small handbound book provides the perfect place to journal and explore your feelings through words and art. Remember to use the hashtag #creativebuggetsmessy on social media to share your work with the Get Messy and Creativebug communities.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Watercolor paper (9” x 11”) folded in half
  • Awl
  • Needle and thread
  • Your favorite paints and materials
  • Watercolor in cobalt turquoise
  • Squirrel hair mop brush
  • Small round brush
  • Acrylic craft paint
  • Palette
  • Posca pens
  • Brush pens
  • Assorted pens
Learn how to:
  • Make an artful journal page
  • Explore your feelings through art journaling
  • Use different paints for surface design

What you'll get:
  • An easy-to-follow video lesson on how to make a meditative art journal
  • Five HD Video lessons you can acccess anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by expert instructors Caylee and Lauren of Get Messy
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
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Dora McDonald
What a delightful class. I love this idea and can't wait to incorporate it into my life.
January 22
Cynthia Knight
Great tool for self reflection and self care. The art is completely "unfussy" using limited materials and techniques. This really encourages the free flow of feelings and thoughts in a beautiful, organic way.
January 21
Vicki Carpenter
Interesting class. Liked the amount of samples.
January 20