Art Journal Catalysts

Knowledge Base

How to cancel your membership

Too many things going on? Need to take a break from getting messy? No problem. We’re bummed to see you go, but canceling your membership is super easy. If you’d like to cancel, go to your Account, then Subscriptions. Choose the Membership and subscription you’d like...

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How to change payment details

If you have a subscription through Stripe, you may change your credit card details at any time. Head on over to Subscriptions in your Account. Click on Update. And then update the new card number. Please note that Get Messy does not store your credit card number. This...

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How to create a profile picture

The image that you see in the menu at the top is handled by the Globally Recognised Avatar, Gravatar. Your Gravatar is an image that follows you from site to site appearing beside your name when you do things like comment or post on a blog. You can update yours or set...

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How long do I have access?

You have access to everything the Get Messy membership has as long as you are a member. If you join on a monthly basis, you will have access for one month from the day you register. It automagically renews each month with payment due that day. Like Netflix. If you...

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How to change your password

To change your Get Messy password, just head on over to your Account page. It’s right at the bottom. Click on Change Password to be directed to the Change Password screen. Enter your new password, confirm it, and Update Password.

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How to change your membership plan

You have full access over your subscription to Get Messy. If you’d like to change from monthly to Annual payment, go to your Account, then Subscriptions. Click on Change Plan. You’ll see a pop up with your options. Choose the one you’d like, and you’ll be navigated to...

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How to use the forums

The Forums are the meatiest part of our community. They are a deep resource for discussing art and life, to share your art, to find clubs with similar interests, and to catch up with your fellow Messians. There are threads for nearly everything here: introductions if...

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Hangouts and Zoom

The digital art studio - create alongside other artists in real-time through Zoom. Zoom is kind of like Google Hangouts or Skype, with better video quality, and the ability to view all participants at once. Please note that by using Get Messy’s Zoom room, you agree to...

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Get Messy’s Community Manifesto

Get Messy is the wonderful space that it is because every member works at keeping it a safe space. We’re here to facilitate an amazing community experience in your art journey. That being said, we’re here in order to protect this safe space. We’re fierce mama bears....

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Art journal galleries

Galleries are the best way to see what fellow Messians are making. We have albums for each season and class. Share a link to your social media or blog so that others can click through and see it on the original platform. We want to see you grow your personal portfolio...

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How to contact fellow members directly

So you see a fellow Messian and you like their style or maybe they have a technique down that you’d really like to learn. Get in touch with them through the Forums, Facebook messaging, Instagram messaging, or heck, swap phone numbers and text! Messians make great...

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Seasons

Get Messy Seasons are a focused exploration of creating according to a theme. Filled with tutorials, prompts, and catalysts for you to learn and love from. Go to the seasons. How to embrace a new season and make it your own Get Messian, Brooke (@mintgreenthumb),...

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Member + premium classes

Art journal classes with a specific theme, taught by skilled artists in their specialty. Member classes You can navigate to your Classes through the Dashboard, Library, or the menu. Premium classes Get Messy also has a select number of Premium Classes. These are deep...

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Workshops

Get Messy Workshops are once-off lessons, guided artist dates, unedited interviews, and live webinar replays. Find the Workshop collection here.

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Resources

These are art journal resources, quick starts, and prompts to lower the barrier to creating even more. Find the Resources here.

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Bookmarks

At the top of each creative spark is a button you can click to save it to your bookmarks. When you click, it starts saving... It will then show you that it has been bookmarked. You can access your saved content at any time through this page.

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Making the most out of Instagram (with a hashtag list)

@getmessyartjournal The official GM Instagram account is @getmessyartjournal. This account is purely to share inspiration, give ideas, and to boost the community. No member announcements will happen through here but we occasionally share behind the scenes. This...

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How do I find my style?

What is a "style"? Is it important as an artist? What if I’m not even an artist, I just like to make stuff? We get it. It’s really hard and overwhelming and EVERYONE else seems to have this amazing style that is so flawlessly just them, but not you. Nothing makes...

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What is the Messy Artist Journey?

The Messy Artist Journey is a map for your creativity. But this isn’t a normal map because you’re not a normal human. Creativity isn’t something that you start at one point and end at another. It would be far easier if it was. But you’d miss out on the beauty of the...

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3 ways to make the most out of your Get Messy membership

I’m going to tell these to you and you might think “yeah obviously, Caylee”. But these are easier to hear than they are to put into practice. The three things are: Bring your messy self - As imperfect as you are and as glorious as you are. Your whole-ass messy self....

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