Tanyalee Kahler

Tanyalee is a mum to three grown up kids, a wife to her childhood sweetheart, a full time graphic designer and a part time crafter/art journaler. She loves growing veggies to feed her family, she loves raising her fur babies (cats, rabbits and guinea pigs) and she loves spending her spare time just pottering around her house. Tanyalee LOVES being at home more than anything else – as long as her family is nearby.

Catalysts by Tanyalee Kahler
Be prompted by Tanyalee

Be prompted by Tanyalee

X#gmseasonofXWhy do you art journal? I have always been a creative person, from as long as I can remember, and I discovered art journaling right back in the early...

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Welcome to Messy Pages

Welcome to Messy Pages

Messy Pages > Lesson x Messy Pages is a class that will take you through the processes and techniques that I use, as an almost four year veteran art journaler, to...

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Bonus Section

Bonus Section

Messy Pages > Lesson 6 Art Journaling Formulae for Busy PeopleThis section will include 10 step-by-step formulae for making art journal spreads to take the overwhelm...

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Lesson 5 – Prompts

Lesson 5 – Prompts

Messy Pages > Lesson 5 This section will be a demonstration of how I interpret prompts and how I utilise the techniques I have demonstrated so far to make my pages....

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Lesson 3c – Collage

Lesson 3c – Collage

Messy Pages > Lesson 3c We are now getting into some techniques where we can start using the pages and papers we have made in earlier lessons. Collage is the best...

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Lesson 3b – Watercolour

Lesson 3b – Watercolour

Messy Pages > Lesson 3b WATERCOLOUR DRIPSThis would have to be one of the quickest, easiest watercolour techniques I know. I am going to show you how to make an...

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Lesson 3a – Acrylic

Lesson 3a – Acrylic

Messy Pages > Lesson 3a BLENDED ACRYLICSBlending acrylics together is one my favourite things to do. I love getting my hands dirty and making abstract backgrounds by...

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Lesson 3 – Abstract Backgrounds

Lesson 3 – Abstract Backgrounds

Messy Pages > Lesson 3 This lesson is broken up into three parts: acrylic backgrounds, watercolour backgrounds and collaged backgrounds. I will very quickly take you...

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Lesson 2 – To Gesso or Not to Gesso

Lesson 2 – To Gesso or Not to Gesso

Messy Pages > Lesson 2 Gesso: A white paint mixture consisting of a binder mixed with chalk, gypsum, pigment, or any combination of these. It is used in artwork as a...

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Lesson 1 – Mixed Media Basics

Lesson 1 – Mixed Media Basics

Messy Pages > Lesson 1 To kick things off, I am going to run through a list of items that I use in my mixed media art journaling. You don’t need to race out and buy...

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Texture Two Ways

Texture Two Ways

This tutorial will show you two different ways of creating texture in your art journal using minimal supplies, making it the perfect beginners technique.

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How to blend acrylics on the page

How to blend acrylics on the page

Hello everyone, Im Tanyalee, teacher of the newest Get Messy ecourse Messy Pages. Thank you for joining me for this guest post for the Get Messy Season of Contrast. It is so great to be back on the Get Messy blog. I am going to share with you a little snippet of my...

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Painting Water Colour Portraits

Painting Water Colour Portraits

Music Hi Everyone, it's Tanyalee back with another tutorial for the Season of Music. This season I decided to show you all how I make water colour portraits. They aren't your...

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10 Minute Art Journal Pages

10 Minute Art Journal Pages

Introspection Hi there everyone, Tanyalee back with another tutorial. As it is the Season of Introspection, I thought it would be a fun idea to do a tutorial on making...

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Textured Backgrounds for Journal Pages

Textured Backgrounds for Journal Pages

Lists Hello again Get Messians, Tanyalee here with another tutorial post. This week I am going to show you how to use household items to create texture on your pages. I wouldn't...

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