Get Messy | Season of Colour | Week 1

This week saw the start of another Get Messy season – the Season of Colour. I have a feeling this is going to be a wonderful season for me. I had to take a few weeks (or months even) off to move house and deal with the chaos that brings, including no internet service (don’t even get me started on that…) but am now back and feeling refreshed and revived by the possibilities of colour in my journal.

To start off this post I want to show you the journal I am using. It is a Kikki-K photo journal and it is just beautiful. The pages are thick card so I can go crazy with any medium I like. And its a good size for me – bigger than a moleskine but smaller than an A4 journal. A good happy medium.

Kikki-K journal

I’m not particularly happy with my cover page or the first spread. I had one of those days where nothing I made turned out quite how I wanted. But I persisted. Maybe I will come back and tidy them up, or maybe I will just leave them as they are.

Season of Colour cover page

Season of Colour Spread 1

The next spread I worked on after watching Vanessa’s tutorial from the Get Messy private blog (you need to be a member to watch this one). V never fails at inspiring me to get into my art journal and think about things in ways I wouldn’t normally think about them. I got out my QoR watercolours and spread some paint around.

Season of Colour Spread 2

And my last spread I started after watching Sasha’s tutorial, but I hated the background I started so covered it with gesso and went crazy with my new fluid acrylics from Ironlak. I have to thank Elly for the tip on this store – its all Australian and the prices are so freaking good! I want AAAAALLLLLLL the colours.

Season of Colour Spread 3

So that’s a wrap on Week 1 of Season of Colour. Catch you again soon.

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2 thoughts on “Get Messy | Season of Colour | Week 1

  1. Love the pages with the girl looking toward all the colour! It’s like she’s at the start of a new season of art journaling, like us. I’m so excited to be back art journaling too for this season. I didn’t realise how much I missed it till I decided to do this season and watched Vanessa’s tutorial. YAY! I’m going to check in weekly to see what you made, love your art TLee x

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