Get Messy Week 7

Get Messy Week 7 by LaWhimsyThese pages are just so ME! The textures, the nature goodness, the Pink Squirrel ~ just everything about them is me and I really felt the flow as I created them.

Get Messy Week 7 by LaWhimsy page 1This first page may seem deceptively simplistic in it’s layout, however it took  a bit of tricky cutting and pasting to get the lines just so. I have a thing for old, weather-beaten and aged buildings and the stories their faded and worn walls hold, even as they crumble and become re-claimed by the wild earth around them. Listen closely and you may even get hints at what tales lay within this buildings silvered, wooden facade…

Get Messy Week 7 by LaWhimsy page 2This page is one of pure and utter happiness since not only is there a lovely, wooded bit of nature (I have been holding onto this scrap of beauty for ages now), but I added one of my darling squirrel drawings (in pink, of course, since nothing says whimsy quite like a pink squirrel does!) amid some free-hand cut branches. This little cutie is fast becoming one of my signature illustrations…

Get Messy Week 7 by LaWhimsy pink squirreland I’m sure you can see why! I only wish I could more accurately capture the fantastic texture and color she has, but alas, these phone pics will have to do for this week, though I suppose they did a well enough job since I still squee a bit at the sight of her (don’t you just love it when you tickle yourself with your creative?!). I can’t wait to see everyone else’s pages!

Namaste ~ Ella

Get Messy is an art journal challenge where a gang of crafty vixens are sharing art journal pages we have created to practice our skills and push past our creative limits with hopes to inspire. We share our pages without restraint every week, and once a month we create around a prompt. Go check out these crazy talented ladies who are creating pages who each have a unique perspective and style. We will be sharing our work around social media so follow the hashtag #getmessyartjournal.

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