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A Visual Guide to Liquid Acrylics

Over the next few weeks I have nine beautiful and uniquely talented artists sharing a visual guide to her favourite way to get creative. No words allowed as answers, just photos and images. If you’d like to go through the Visual Guide archives, they’re all grouped together under Guest Post Loveliness. Today Amy is sharing about liquid acrylics. Introduction to liquid acrylics What are your must have tools for liquid acrylics? What advice do you have for noobs? Why do you create? How do you get over perfectionism? How do you express yourself through liquid acrylics? Is your workstation messy or clean? What is your favourite thing that you’ve made with liquid acrylics?

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A Visual Guide to Art Journaling Your Feelings

Over the next few weeks I have nine beautiful and uniquely talented artists sharing a visual guide to her favourite way to get creative. No words allowed as answers, just photos and images. If you’d like to go through the Visual Guide archives, they’re all grouped together under Guest Post Loveliness. Today Tiffany is sharing her love for art journaling.  Give us an introduction to art journaling. What are the must have tools to art journaling? What advice do you have to noobs wanting to start art journaling? Why do you create? What does your creation station look like? How do you express yourself through art journaling? How has art journaling impacted other non-creative aspects of your life? What tips do you have for getting over…

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A Visual Guide to Collage

Over the next few weeks I have nine beautiful and uniquely talented artists sharing a visual guide to her favourite way to get creative. No words allowed as answers, just photos and images. If you’d like to go through the Visual Guide archives, they’re all grouped together under Guest Post Loveliness. Today Essie is sharing her mad collage skillz.  Give us an introduction to collage What are your essential tools? How do you express yourself through collage? How has collage influenced other creative areas in your life? How do you get over perfectionism? What does your creation station look like? Why do you create? What is your advice for noobs?

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A Visual Guide to Polymer Clay

Over the next few weeks I have nine beautiful and uniquely talented artists sharing a visual guide to her favourite way to get creative. No words allowed as answers, just photos and images. If you’d like to go through the Visual Guide archives, they’re all grouped together under Guest Post Loveliness. Today Keshena is sharing bits about polymer clay.  An introduction to polymer clay What are the must have tools? Advice for noobs wanting to start What tips do you have for becoming better at polymer clay? What is your favourite thing you’ve made? Why do you create? What are the benefits of having a community or tribe online? How has polymer clay impacted other creative aspects of your life?

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A Peek into the Get Messy Art Journal Community

Today Lauren and I are opening the curtain and giving an inside look into our favourite online art community, the Get Messy Art Journal Community. Over the last three years we have grown Get Messy into a pretty magical place. It’s a place where you can nurture your creativity, become the artist you desire to be, and find your creative community.  Without Get Messy, I would not still be making art journal pages, and I would not have grown as much in my art, and I would not have had incredible, life-changing artist friendships. I’m allowed to say all this because Get Messy is not just Lauren and I. It’s evolved based on every single Messian that ever entered, created, shared, and grew….

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A Visual Guide to Papercutting

I’m excited to kick off my Visual Guide series today! Over the next few weeks I have nine beautiful and uniquely talented artists sharing a visual guide to her favourite way to get creative. No words allowed as answers, just photos and images. If you’d like to go through the Visual Guide archives, they’re all grouped together under Guest Post Loveliness. Today the ever lovely Reut is sharing her talent for the delicate art of papercutting.  Give us an introduction to papercutting What are the must have tools to papercutting? What advice do you have to noobs wanting to start papercutting? What does your creation station look like? Are you a messy creator or a clean one? How do you express yourself through papercutting? What…

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The Noob’s Guide to Hand Lettering

Hey, I’m Chance and I’m so excited to be here today sharing some of my tips for lettering! Hand lettering supplies to get started You only need a few basic supplies to get started. You may find that other supplies work better for you but here’s what I recommend: A round brush. Or actually a whole lot of different size and brand brushes. My favourites right now are Winsor and Newton Cotman 111 in size 2 and 4 and Kum memory point in size 1 & 2.  You can also use and Aquash brush, these are great as you can fill them with water or ink but they come in just 3 sizes (fine, medium, broad) Ink. Be it acrylic,…

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Around Here (Big News Edition)

Hello lovely reader I haven’t been active on the blog for a very long time. When I started my amazing guest posts, the idea was to post on a Monday and Wednesday with my own stuff still. As it turned out, that didn’t happen, and my brilliant guests kept this little piece of the internet afloat. There’s a really great reason for my silence, though… That’s a blurry, weird picture of my insides! And there is something inside of them! T and I are obviously pretty stoked. Our very favourite creation will be finished around 18 February 2017. If you’re thinking that this still doesn’t explain the almost radio silence on the blog, and the newsletter, leaving Snapchat and almost leaving Instagram, completely neglecting my…

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