Season of Story round up

Today I completed the last couple of pages in my Season of Story art journal. It is a very satisfying feeling to complete a journal! "What is going on?" – It can be hard to tell your story when you’re in the thick of it. Sometimes you need a little perspective in order to even …

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 …

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 …

Season of Story (part 1)

The Season of Story has begun! And it's already taking me by surprise. I thought I would be telling specific stories but instead I find I am attempting to express something about story itself. This first page was created during a wonderful Get Messy hangout. 'How did I get here?' This page was inspired by …

Getting ready for the Season of Story

I'm always a little sad when a season comes to an end at Get Messy. This lasts for about five seconds, however, before the excitement of a new season kicks in! And the season that has begun today is all about my favourite thing in the whole world – story. Each season this year we …