Art Journal Catalysts

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Guided artist dates, unedited interviews, and live webinars

Bonus: Collaboration for Art and Heart

Bonus: Collaboration for Art and Heart

Collaboration#gmseasonofcollaborationFor the Season of Collaboration, Claudette Hasenjager and Char DeRouin led the way to nurture a safe space for artists to find their...

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Reflecting on Collaboration

Reflecting on Collaboration

Collaboration#gmseasonofcollaborationFor the Collaboration Wrap Up, Char and Claudette invited a few Messians to share their experience this season, what projects they...

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Art as a Must Do Rather than a Nice to Do with Gilly Welch

Art as a Must Do Rather than a Nice to Do with Gilly Welch

In this Messy Conversations episode, Jenna chats with Gilly about her creative process and thinking around art journaling. They discuss how art journaling encormpasses everything and how you make it what you want it to be. 

Gilly shares how she’s able to be creative every single day due to the freedom given – no boundaries, and no rules. We are all busy but when we put small bits together with pockets of time, it starts to make a huge difference.

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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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No Rules. No Perfection. Just Expression with Karen Price

No Rules. No Perfection. Just Expression with Karen Price

Nope, Caylee didn't become an American for the new year. That smooth, calming radio voice you're listening to is Get Messy Guardian's @ginnistonik. She's interviewing the marvellous Guardians of the Community to bring even more inspir-action and encouragement to your...

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Take Time to Freaking Make with Anna Baer

Take Time to Freaking Make with Anna Baer

Why is it so difficult to just. make. art? We know how much we love it and how it feeds our soul. We know it makes us better in a multitude of ways, but sometimes even the thing we love the most can feel like a massive effort. I talk to Anna Baer, aka Olive Green Anna, about this. We talk about her mad skills – in creating art, in getting others to make art, and in pep talking directly to the heart.

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Don’t Compromise with Barbara J Graham

Don’t Compromise with Barbara J Graham

Barbara’s lessons from her own creative story. Going to art school at 37. Exploring mediums like a child, how the inner critic shouldn’t exist, resourcefulness and restraint, and never compromising.

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Art for Excitement and Yumminess

Art for Excitement and Yumminess

Affirmation#gmseasonofaffirmationThis is a live recording from the Get Messy podcast This live video is beautifully unedited. For the polished, audio-only...

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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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Creative Warm-Up Exercises

Creative Warm-Up Exercises

During this hangout, Jenny shared a creative warm-up exercise that can be used for those busy days when it’s hard to fit art in.

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Creative habit with Anika Lacerte

Creative habit with Anika Lacerte

As someone who is currently on her 9th 100 day project, Anika is kind of an expert at it. She shares her top 16 ways for fitting art into your life every single freaking day.

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Ep 017: Enjoy the process

Ep 017: Enjoy the process

Messy Conversations[wpseo_breadcrumb]Messy Conversations is a series of interviews with amazing art journalers who share their favorite tools, tips and why they art journal. You’ll get an exclusive peek into their art journal pages and their process....

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Ep 016: You just have to trust in your creative intuition

Ep 016: You just have to trust in your creative intuition

Messy Conversations[wpseo_breadcrumb]Messy Conversations is a series of interviews with amazing art journalers who share their favorite tools, tips and why they art journal. You’ll get an exclusive peek into their art journal pages and their process....

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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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Mindful Art with Amy

Mindful Art with Amy

Amy from Mindful Art Studio demonstrates using art for mindfulness in order to find beauty and relaxation.

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Travel Journaling

Travel Journaling

Lauren and Vanessa are together in 3D in Korea and chat about their travel journal kits and what supplies they travel with.

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Ep 010: Whatever Happens, Happens

Ep 010: Whatever Happens, Happens

Messy Conversations[wpseo_breadcrumb]Messy Conversations is a series of interviews with amazing art journalers who share their favorite tools, tips and why they art journal. You’ll get an exclusive peek into their art journal pages and their process....

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Photographing and videoing your art journal for teaching

Photographing and videoing your art journal for teaching

We asked Jules for the way she photographs and videos her art journals as an artist and art teacher. She's sharing all of this goodness for you... enjoy! NB: I use my Samsung S7 for all photographs and video Photos Step 1 = create art on desk, this is usually a messy...

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Ep 007: Your bad art only makes you better

Ep 007: Your bad art only makes you better

Messy Conversations[wpseo_breadcrumb]Messy Conversations is a series of interviews with amazing art journalers who share their favorite tools, tips and why they art journal. You’ll get an exclusive peek into their art journal pages and their process....

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Ep 006: Starting is all that matters

Ep 006: Starting is all that matters

Messy Conversations[wpseo_breadcrumb]Messy Conversations is a series of interviews with amazing art journalers who share their favorite tools, tips and why they art journal. You’ll get an exclusive peek into their art journal pages and their process....

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Ep 005: Art Journaling as a way of documenting life

Ep 005: Art Journaling as a way of documenting life

Messy Conversations[wpseo_breadcrumb]Messy Conversations is a series of interviews with amazing art journalers who share their favorite tools, tips and why they art journal. You’ll get an exclusive peek into their art journal pages and their process....

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Ep 004: Find something deeper with art journaling

Ep 004: Find something deeper with art journaling

Messy Conversations[wpseo_breadcrumb]Messy Conversations is a series of interviews with amazing art journalers who share their favorite tools, tips and why they art journal. You’ll get an exclusive peek into their art journal pages and their process....

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Ep 002: Pretty is nice but true is better

Ep 002: Pretty is nice but true is better

Messy Conversations[wpseo_breadcrumb]Messy Conversations is a series of interviews with amazing art journalers who share their favorite tools, tips and why they art journal. You’ll get an exclusive peek into their art journal pages and their process....

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Ep 001: Just do something

Ep 001: Just do something

Messy Conversations[wpseo_breadcrumb]Messy Conversations is a series of interviews with amazing art journalers who share their favorite tools, tips and why they art journal. You’ll get an exclusive peek into their art journal pages and their process....

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How to Photograph Your Journal

How to Photograph Your Journal

Hello, lovely Messians! Sasha (@sasha_zeen) here! Many of you might know me as a fellow Messian and the Get Messy Instagram Community Manager. I am so excited to be here to share a quick photo tutorial with you. Whether you are only starting out your creative or...

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