Pen + Ink
Grown up art with your favourite childhood supplies
Pen & Ink is a course that is all about 3 simple tools: water, pens and inks. The course teaches you over 40 techniques using these 3 tools that are so versatile and unpredictable that you are guaranteed create unique and fun pages every time you splash a drop of water onto your pages. But, you have been warned: these techniques are not for the perfectionist inside of you. They are for the child and the wild, loud, rampaging artist inside of you who desires nothing more than to sling, splatter, pour, throw and fling paint into this world. If you are ready to let that child out, follow your teacher, Jules, into the amazing world of pen and inks and she will show you beauty in the unpredictable and the free flowing. Her style is loud, bold, fun and bright and will make you cry out in joy as you delve into her technicolour world. This course is perfect for anyone who is ready to let your inner artist child take the reins and Get Messy.
The lessons in this course are not prescriptive but are open to interpretation. The purpose of these techniques is to inspire you to be more creative on your page with these simple products from your childhood and adding new go to skills to your art journal toolbox. You can use these new ideas to build wealth of background pages, simply play or to actively finish a page every time you learn a new technique. Don’t discount how simple you may think Pens & Inks are, because we promise, there are infinite possibilities for your pages inside this course if you are willing to dive in and Get Messy.
11 lessons full of new ideas and challenges to stretch your supplies and creativity
10 video tutorials showcasing 40 different techniques and ideas to create art journal pages
Expert tips on supplies, tools and everything else you need to get creating.
Action steps to help you begin practising what you are learning right away
A beautiful, printable workbook of the entire class
Access to the course teacher, community support and inspiration through the course hashtag #gmpenandinki
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 format do I receive the class in?
The class will be available through this private site, along with a workbook in PDF format for you to download and print.
Do I have to start on a specific date?
What do I need for this class?
Can I share my work and what I learn in the class?
Yes! Please share your work and your responses to the class on your social media sites of choice! We love instagram, so share your pages using the course hashtag #gmpenandink and you may see your work shared on the Get Messy account. However, please do not share text or photos directly from the course.
HOW LONG WILL I HAVE ACCESS TO THIS CLASS?
Can I contact the teacher if I have questions?
We recommend tagging @juliacusworth on Instagram when you share your work from the class so she can see!