Get Messy | Season of Happy | Week 6

Week 6 – the final week of Season of Happy, and the final week of my first season as a Creative Team member. Its been so much fun already – did you see my first blog post this week? Well you need to be a member ofΒ Get Messy Art Journal site to see it, so jump over there and register now. I can guarantee you will get a lot out of it. Tutorials, inspiration, free downloads, a real community full of the most amazingly talented artists you could ask for. What are you waiting for?

The pages I am sharing this week are a mish-mash of extra pages I made throughout the season but haven’t shared yet, and my responses to some prompts, and pages that I made just because I was inspired. This first is my attempt at hot glue gun resist from a tutorial earlier this season by Zinia. The technique was fun, but I am not that happy with my result. I think its the writing – I kind of messed it up and then hated it. But in the interests of showing that we all make mistakes and pages that ‘we’ don’t like, I am putting it up here.

Get Messy | Season of Happy | Week 6

Next up is a gelli plate page. Lots of random colour and stencilling and doodling on this one. I even attempted a mask – can you spot the silhouette of a girl in there? Its a bit like Where’s Wally I’m afraid.

Get Messy | Season of Happy | Week 6

Rainbows have always fascinated me. I don’t think I saw many growing up, I’m not sure why but I just don’t remember them, but when we moved to Tasmania it was like I would see one every other day. They make me smile every time too – it must be all of the colours, and the thought that maybe there really is a leprechaun at the end of one. This page I made using torn pieces of tissue paper in as many colours of the rainbow as I could find. Its so bright – and it was definitely messy to make.

Get Messy | Season of Happy | Week 6

And my last page for now is my response to what happiness is to me – water colour geometric paintings, plus lots of happy thoughts.

Get Messy | Season of Happy | Week 6

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4 thoughts on “Get Messy | Season of Happy | Week 6

      1. Pretty good, I have a new job and our Graphic Design business is going well, but it’s not leaving much time for other things, we have decided to change the direction of our business as we spend way too much time on paperwork and client meetings so we are looking at slowing on client based work and looking to branch out more in maybe surface design where we get to use our skills more, not spend our time on paperwork! So hopefully this will give me more time to get back to some art journaling and drawing!
        Just love seeing your work Tanyalee πŸ™‚

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