A little book about friendship

My Inktober project this year took place in a tiny no-sew journal inspired by a wonderful tutorial by Sasha Zeen. I posted full-size pictures of all the tiny pages here. But I thought a video would be the best place to get a sense of just how small this little book is, and the way …

Inktober 2018 (part 2)

This October, I have been taking part in Inktober, the month-long challenge to create a drawing every day. I am using a super tiny journal (3 x 2 in!) made following a wonderful tutorial by Sasha Zeen. I began with no fixed idea in mind and very soon the theme of friendship came to the …

Art and colour open up my world

One of the things I love so much about being part of the Get Messy art community is the feeling of connection with artists all around the world. The forums are alive with conversation - about art tools and resources, what we're working on, and what we've got planned in our creative lives. There is …

Tea with a good friend

This week, in Comics: Art in Relationship, we've been adding an interesting element to the daily diary. Each day, Matt Silady, our inspiring course tutor, has encouraged us to explore relationships both between the images in each panel and between text and image within each panel. I was at first a little daunted, never before having applied …