Season of Freedom
The Season of Freedom is for uninhibited creating, journaling without restraint, embracing the mess in art and life, ventures into the unknown, freedom to express yourself, letting go of fear and doubt, and release.
For December and January we will practice being free in our art and find ways to release ourselves from the demons that threaten to hold us back from being the artist we desire to be.
This season will be all about breaking chains and making art that reflects our truest selves and desires.
Starting December 1st, we will embark on a journey of freedom together in our art journals. Prompts, tutorials, interviews, challenges and more await you as you tackle the idea of what freedom means to you in your life and in your art.
If you are ready to get a little wild, let go of expectations and unleash your creativity – then this is the perfect season for you.
During December and January we will explore this theme in our art journals together. We encourage you to follow along, using our ideas as a springboard for your own and we challenge you to create an art journal that will reflect your journey.
We hope you will join us for our last season of 2018: Freedom.
This season includes
30 prompts to kickstart your creativity
weekly link up to share your work, hold you accountable + be inspired
16 art tutorials to help you learn and grow your skills
2 webinars for live creating, learning and connection
2 master level tutorials + art interview from our guest artist Ali Brown!
community, friendship, accountability, inspiration + creative joy
PS: click on the season image above and print it out for your journal or use it to share your art commitment on social media!
Season of Freedom Journal
For the season of Freedom we are encouraging you to create using a journal bound by rings that are able to be opened. This can be any kind of journal that you can add and take things away from. It could be a tag book or a 3 ring binder, etc. Build your journal out of an assortment of papers and ephemera. Punch holes in them and slip them onto your rings. The beauty of these journals is that you can add to them as you go and can remove pages or rearrange them as you see fit. Appreciate the freedom that comes with this non permanent book.
Meet our guest artist
We adore Ali Brown because of her heart driven art. Her passion for life is evident in every page and piece of art that she makes. Ali is an artist who weaves her stories through her journals. Her art and her words bond together to create beauty and tell stories of life. Ali’s work shows us a visual freedom that we just knew would be perfect for this season. A lot of us really struggle with perfectionism and Ali’s art is the antidote to the paralysing kind. The kind that stops you from creating. We’re excited for her lessons so that you can learn practical ways to kick that perfectionism in the butt and be more free in your art too.
Ali Brown is a wife, mother, teacher, intercessor, singer, musician, photographer, filmographer and artist. She is a life scribe who has kept a journal for as long as she can remember. Ali’s passion is to encourage people to see the beauty in their life and to write it down in a creative and artistic way.
The Season of Freedom will run from 1 December 2018 to 31 January 2019.
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Get Messy and Art Feeds
We believe art heals. With every purchase you make through Get Messy, we give 10% to Art Feeds. Art Feeds provides free therapeutic art and creative education programs within schools and children’s organisations.
What could the Season of Freedom hold for you and your art?
Put your fear in the backseat for the next two months and come find out with us.
Lauren & Caylee