Posted by Katie smith / 2/10/2017 / 4 Comments / art journal , get messy
Get Messy - The Season of Art
It's a new season over at *Get Messy, the Season of Art 101! So for the next few weeks I'll be working in this Field Notes journal, experimenting with art techniques,
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The Season of Art 101 is separated into weekly themes, with a new art medium each week. This week as about watercolors and gouache so that's what I was playing with on these journal pages.
Vanessa shared a tutorial on creating gouache faces. I've never really worked with gouache, so it was great to experiment with.
The page below is a combination of a watercolor background and some lettering. The girl is a copy from one of my sketchbooks.
My brain had a hiccup when I created this page. The quote by Brene Brown is originally "Courage starts with showing up and letting yourself be seen.".
But for some reason when I was lettering it, my brain changed the word from "courage" to "creativity". I'm not sure why.
One last page this week, because you cannot have a week of watercolors without having a watercolor galaxy.
I had actually started the week with a plan to journal the Season of Art prompts on large, loose paper instead of in a journal. But 1 page in and I hated it. I guess I just like having a book to work in, so I cut up the page (it was the page with my gouache faces) and turned it into 3 pages here in this field notes journal.
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