art journal blog
Get Messy is an online art journaling school that teaches you to cultivate your creativity. Without perfection.
Artist Julia Bethmann shows you use your gelli plate to get more out of your collage work.
Amanda gives you some tips for getting started with collage and creating a fun, uplifting journal spread.
Sasha Zeen shows you how to paint loose watercolor flowers.
Helpful tips for beginning gelli plate users to feel comfortable.
Using the iPad app Procreate to create in new ways.
Seven tips for making an altered book art journal.
This tutorial will show you two different ways of creating texture in your art journal using minimal supplies, making it the perfect beginners technique.
Divyam shows you how to draw a face so you can add unique characters to your art journal.
Artist Cait Sherwood shows you a really simple technique for leveling up your art. Draw into wet paint and create a deeper art journal page.
In this post I’ll be sharing 5 easy ways to create grungy, gritty and textured backgrounds in your art journals. A lot of my own art journal pages start out with these techniques, because I love that raw, messy texture they can create. These backgrounds techniques can...
This post is concentrating on both oil and chalk pastels, as well as other medias. Pastels are a great way to add texture, depth and variety into your art. The colour pay off and resistance you get from oils is fun and powerful whilst chalks can be soft, beautifully...
For many of us, images come most easily when we’re art journaling, and for others working with text feels more natural. Being a wordy, languagey, writer-type, I am definitely one of the latter. That being the case, I want to show you some of the different techniques I...