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Q+A and Ideas for Collaboration

Q+A and Ideas for Collaboration

Collaboration#gmseasonofcollaborationThis is a replay of the Collaboration Kick Off Hangout. C +C answered questions about their collaborations and experiences, and a bunch...

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Stop. Collaborate. And Listen…

Stop. Collaborate. And Listen…

Collaboration#gmseasonofcollaborationGrab your supplies and create as you listen to Char and Claudette talk about everything that goes into a successful collaboration. Then...

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The 5 Paths of Journaling

The 5 Paths of Journaling

Reflection Journaling takes us travelling through wide-ranging landscapes and across wild terrain. This adventure is like a guided tour down five paths leading toward...

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Create a Life Mind Map

Create a Life Mind Map

Reflection [wpseo_breadcrumb]Life Mind Maps are a fantastic way to reduce anxiety. They give a bird’s eye view of your life and helps you be objective. When you know exactly...

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121 Hours: How to build an art habit

121 Hours: How to build an art habit

Habit 20 minutes a day will build an art habit. Start today!Supplies paper paint glue magazines gelli plate scissors tape sewing supplies friends to cheer you on and for whom you...

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Lesson 5 – Find Your Creative Community

Lesson 5 – Find Your Creative Community

⚠️ This class is currently being updated Orientation > Lesson 5Find Your Creative Community Having a creative community can make or break your life as an artist. Having a supportive, fun,...

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Lesson 1 – You’re a Messian Now

Lesson 1 – You’re a Messian Now

⚠️ This class is currently being updated Orientation > Lesson 1 You're a Messian now! Welcome aboard, , you're our newest Messian. The fact that you’ve joined...

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Lesson 2 – Let’s Get to Know Each Other

Lesson 2 – Let’s Get to Know Each Other

⚠️ This class is currently being updated Orientation > Lesson 2 Let's Get to know each other Pour yourself a glass of wine or hot chocolate… we want to get to know you. We want to get to know the...

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Lesson 4 – Share Your Work

Lesson 4 – Share Your Work

⚠️ This class is currently being updated Orientation > Lesson 4 Share Your Work Hello again, you glorious blooming artist! We’ve been just overjoyed to welcome you into our community, and help you...

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Lesson 6 – Nurture Your Creativity

Lesson 6 – Nurture Your Creativity

⚠️ This class is currently being updated Orientation > Lesson 6 Nurture Your Creativity Hey Messy Artist We hope you are feeling excited and ready to dive deep into your art journaling journey. Art...

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Find Your Style

Find Your Style

We have a hack for finding your style and it doesn’t involve selling a kidney, so that’s a bonus.

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Tips for Newbies

Make the Most of Get MessyIf I had to choose only one thing to tell a newbie to Get Messy, it would be this: Get Messy is the most warm and welcoming online community I have ever come across. When I joined just a few weeks ago, everyone was so welcoming and...

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How to find your own mini community

How to find your own mini community

Make the most of your messy experienceNot convinced that you need a community? Misty is ever-so-slightly obsessed with paint, glue, and paper. Her interests range across a variety of arts and crafts such as contemporary visual art, mixed media, book binding, crochet,...

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Finding Inspiration in the Process

Finding Inspiration in the Process

Colour The best part of personal artistic pursuits is fully enjoying the process. When I work in my journal, I’m not only enjoying the artwork, but the feeling in my workspace,...

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Messy Spaces

Messy Spaces

Gifts The love of art supplies and art spaces seems to come with the territory of art journaling. I started my art journaling journey with one art journal,a couple of...

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The Power of Community

The Power of Community

Community I talked about community a little bit on my blog back in January and about how I missed the community I had in my college art classes. This article functions as a sort of Part Two to the story of how I’ve found community in Get Messy. Fair warning: I’m very...

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Getting Messy with little ones

Getting Messy with little ones

Brave We were so excited when Jen reached out to us and wanted to share about her experience in getting her little one involved in her art journal. So we asked her to share some...

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How to tackle the prompts

How to tackle the prompts

Love Hi friends! We have heard your questions and concerns, over and over again, about HOW TO START? Which prompt to choose? What do I do first? Do I mix and match? We thought we...

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How to take gorgeous photos of your art journal pages

How to take gorgeous photos of your art journal pages

Hi friends, Lauren here! Great photography is one of my passions. I love capturing life and art through my lens. I’ve spent a lot of time practicing my skills and learning to take really great photos and one thing I learned is that it is actually really easy to take...

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