This month I have been playing along with Get Messy Art Journal’s Caylee and Lauren over at Creative Bug where they are hosting a fabulous daily class through September. Each day a video is released with an idea and direction to take inspiration from and make it your own.
This week Lauren used some collage materials on her page in unusual ways so I thought I would have a look through my mountain of vintage National Geographic magazines and see what I could put together!
I started by selecting a pile of ‘background’ images and a pile of ‘character’ or ‘foreground’ images. I cut out the characters and started to pair them with the backgrounds until I started to find some good matches. Of course they are far from matching but I like them together, so I call that a match!
I like to use original images so I don’t copy them, I just get right in there, cutting, ripping and arranging.
To add a little more ‘me’ I did some extra sketching on some pages which was super fun!
All of the collages are in my Season of Seasons altered book and I like the diagram backgrounds which are already on the pages.
I hope you are having a creative weekend!
Happy Saturday x
I love messy art
Love this – I need to check the class out.
Get Messy is a great community with some very good classes, hope to see you there!
They are divine! I’m always inspired when reading about your creative endeavors.
Thanks so much!