This week was a super inspired week for me!

Starting with this friend or foe stencil page from a tutorial Vanessa shared on the Get Messy blog last week.

I don't know what it is about cheetahs, but they keep appearing in my subconscious recently. 
I've been dreaming about them and finding them in imagery. 

Get Messy hosted a make-along with their season artist, Amy Maricle. I watched this for the hour it was on and... had some serious making time! It might be one of my favourite ways to create, alongside others. I loved hearing about Amy's art therpaist background (more here) and her approach to making art journal pages. Amy is very hands on, un afraid and organic. 

Things I want to incorporate more and more into my own art practice. 

Finger painting!

Venting through art journalling - is there any better way?

I love the mix of patterns and colours here, made from really simple paintbrush marks. 

Layers of repetitive marks. 

It's a bit unbelievable how much you can make in only one hour!


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  1. Wow, it's been a productive week for you, girl! Loving your finger painting experiments!

    1. I just couldn't stop creating!!! :D Thank you!