Weekly Recap: July 9-15, 2018

Posted on Jul 15, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: July 9-15, 2018

Monday, July 9 98/100: Love Stamps. Tuesday, July 10 99/100: The Seahorse. I made some journals. The red one is for me for a class I’m starting and the purple one is for a friend. Wednesday, July 11 100/100: Hearts. Wednesday marked the end of the 100 Day Project which I celebrated by donating $280 […]

There are Jerks on the Internet, Film at Eleven

Posted on Jul 14, 2018 in blog
There are Jerks on the Internet, Film at Eleven

Ok, I’m gonna rant here for just one hot minute. Mostly just to remind myself of this moment in time. This morning I got up to a dude on Instagram posting on one of my pics: “Craftsmanship at work here.” It was on a word post I had made to advertise the end of my […]

I finished the 100 Day Project

Posted on Jul 12, 2018 in blog
I finished the 100 Day Project

I did it! I did it! I finished The 100 Day Project! It was amazing and I loved what I accomplished these past 100 days! I raised money for charity! Yay!! $280 is going to an LGBT youth services program in Alabama. The Shoals Diversity Center has a support and community building program for LGBT […]

Weekly Recap: July 2-8, 2018

Posted on Jul 8, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: July 2-8, 2018

Monday, July 2 91/100: Gold Coin. Tuesday, July 3 92/100: Memory. Wednesday, July 4 93/100: Algae #5. Thursday, July 5 94/100: So Gold. Friday, July 6 95/100: Two Waves. Saturday, July 7 96/100: The River. Sunday, July 8 97/100: Gray Leaves.

Weekly Recap: June 25-July 1, 2018

Posted on Jul 2, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: June 25-July 1, 2018

Monday, June 25 84/100: A magic horse will take you far. Tuesday, June 26 85/100: Peace. A spread in a traveling journal. Wednesday, June 27 86/100: Circle up. I made a peace shrine! I’m in the Fall 2018 issue of Art Journaling magazine. Thursday, June 28 My last batch of 100 Day Project cards!! 87/100: […]

Trusting Myself as an Artist

Posted on Jun 28, 2018 in blog
Trusting Myself as an Artist

One of my new favorite things that I get to do at Get Messy is interview our creative team. Two weeks ago I did my second interview this year with Divyam Chaya Bernstein who is a 2018 Mess Maker for Get Messy. I’ve know Divsy, as she’s called on Instagram, for about two years and […]

Weekly Recap: June 18-24, 2018

Posted on Jun 25, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: June 18-24, 2018

Monday, June 18 77/100: Pink Mushroom. Tuesday, June 19 78/100: Eat. This is my in person Tuesday night craft group. We eat, laugh, work, and enjoy each other. Wednesday, June 20 79/100: Hope. Thursday, June 21 80/100: Wobbly Flower. Friday, June 22 81/100: Crystal Flower. Saturday, June 23 82/100: Love. Thinking about how we tell […]

Brayer-Off!

Posted on Jun 21, 2018 in blog
Brayer-Off!

My friend Julia and I got into a discussion a week or so ago about brayers and how much they affect the quality of the prints you get from your gelli plate. In this video she and I explore it!

Weekly Recap: June 11-17, 2018

Posted on Jun 18, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: June 11-17, 2018

Monday, June 11 70/100: Weekend Picnic. Tuesday, June 12 71/100: Wallpaper Brain. Wednesday, June 13 72/100: The Yellow Thing. Thursday, June 14 73/100: The Green Among the Pink. Thinking about our gun problem in this country. Lyrics are “This is America” by Donald Glover and “Bullet the Blue Sky” by U2. Friday, June 15 74/100: […]

Weekly Recap: June 4-10, 2018

Posted on Jun 11, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: June 4-10, 2018

I’ve had so much fun with my 100 Day Project this week! I did some gelli printing of backgrounds and they’ve given me some new texture and direction to work with. Monday, June 4 63/100: Deconstruction. Get Messy Season of Story has started and I’m trying to focus on putting a bit more journaling on […]

Weekly Recap: May 28-June 3, 2018

Posted on Jun 4, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: May 28-June 3, 2018

Monday, May 28 56/100: Psychedelic Flower. Tuesday, May 29 57/100: Thinking of Home. My nephews were visiting this week so we had a mega gelli plate session where the two of them and my two kids got to make a GIANT mess. AHHH, summer. Wednesday, May 30 58/100: Yellow Poppy. Thursday, May 31 59/100: Free […]

Weekly Recap: May 21-27, 2018

Posted on May 30, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: May 21-27, 2018

This week is made up entirely of my 100 Day Project. I’ve had house guests coming and going so this is the total of my art this week. Monday, May 21 Tuesday, May 22 Wednesday, May 23 Thursday, May 24 Friday, May 25 Saturday, May 26 Sunday, May 27

Weekly Recap: May 14-20, 2018

Posted on May 21, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: May 14-20, 2018

Monday, May 14 42/100: Purple Lotus. I loved this unfocused polaroid my daughter took a few days ago so I decided to do a paint recreation of it. Tuesday, May 15 Ally and I are nursing a serious love of the new Janelle Monáe album so when Ally posted this fab pic of herself from […]

How to stick with your 100 Day Project

Posted on May 17, 2018 in blog
How to stick with your 100 Day Project

If you are an Instagram dweller like I am, you’ve probably seen The 100 Day Project hashtag. It’s an Instagram-based project started by Elle Luna @elleluna and Lindsay Jean Thomson @lindsayjeanthomson. If you haven’t see it, you can read up on it here. I dallied with it last year but I was in the middle of […]

Weekly Recap: May 7-13, 2018

Posted on May 14, 2018 in blog
Weekly Recap: May 7-13, 2018

Monday, May 7 Working in my brand new altered book. And by brand new I mean a social studies textbook from 1963. 35/100: Double Happiness. Tuesday, May 8 Another page in my latest altered book for the new Botanicals Class at Get Messy. 36/100: 3 Flowers. Wednesday, May 9 All the green things in my […]

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