Creativebug: Crafting at Home with an Art Journal Challenge (On Demand)

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Arts & Crafts, Virtual

Program Description


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Daily Art Journal Challenge: 30 Prompts with Get Messy

  • Skill level: Intermediate
  • Video duration: 3 hours total  (up to 15 minutes per video)
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  • Course description: Dive into a month of art journal prompts with Lauren and Caylee, the enigmatic founders of Get Messy Art Journal. In this 30-day challenge, they'll lead you through a series of prompts to inspire your creativity and help you get your thoughts, feelings and art onto the page. Learn their favorite techniques for creating vibrant pages full of textures, layers and lettering, and discover the magic of journaling about the ups and downs of everyday life. With daily prompts from Caylee and Lauren, you'll learn how to make your art journal a place to play, experiment, and be yourself – every single day.
  • This Creativebug course recommends the following materials:
    • Paper
      • Sketchbook, such as a mixed media journal
      • Scratch paper
    • Paints and mediums
      • White acrylic paint
      • Variety of acrylic craft paints in your preferred colors
      • Gesso
      • Watercolor ground gesso or clear gesso
      • Watercolor and brushes
    • Pens
      • Any of your favorites!
      • We'll be using: Pilot G2 pen, Micron pens, Pilot V sign pen, Posca paint pens, water based brush pen
    • Adhesives
      • mono tape runner
      • glue stick
      • washi tape
    • Other tools
      • Scissors
      • Straw
      • zip-lock bag
      • stencils
      • rubber stamps and ink
    • Decorative elements
      • Tissue papers
      • vellum
      • collage and vintage ephemera (items)
      • self portrait
      • photos of friends and family
      • book pages
      • doilies
      • found images from copyright free sources, such as and