Rituals class – July

'The magical forest' — my solar spread for the July Rituals class with Vanessa Oliver-Lloyd. The theme for this month with was 'Spirit'. When I am in the forest, I feel connected to nature, to myself, to magic, and to a bigger sense of the universe. When I am surrounded by the trees, I feel …

Season of Story (part 4)

The Season of Story at Get Messy Art Journal is drawing to a close. So I figured it was time to add a title to my art journal. Sometimes you just gotta have big bold letters! Here are the front and back covers, constructed out of an Anthropologie shopping bag. Initially I was using the …

Season of Story (part 3)

I recently had the pleasure of spending a couple of hours making art at the British Library with the lovely Tammy Hanna. Our table was looking clearer and calmer than usual. Maybe a response to the summer heatwave we've been having in the UK recently? 'Places' – these are some of the significant places from my …

100 days of story (final week!)

I have been postponing posting the last few days of the story because basically I can't quite believe it's over! It has been such a wonderful process from beginning to end, made all the more joyful by knowing that so many of you have been following along and enjoying the story. Thank you so much …

Rituals class – June

The theme for June in the Rituals class with Vanessa Oliver-Lloyd was 'Nourish'. It felt so good to focus on the elements that are nourishing us, especially at a time when everything can feel very expansive and outward going. We were focusing on water-soluble media which also felt perfect for summer. Using watercolours and inks …

100 days of story (week 13)

The time has come for a showdown between The Silent Woman and The North Wind! I am posting the latest instalment of the story each day over on instagram using the hashtag #divyams100daysofstory. You can also read weekly posts right here on the blog. Without further ado, here are the latest pages of the story. Enjoy!

Season of Story (part 2)

It has been a wonderful couple of weeks of The Season of Story at Get Messy. It's been a while since I was able to spend so much time making art in my art journal. I'm taking the theme quite loosely, allowing my pages to take me where they will. Then and now – I created …

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