At the end of each month, the Get Messy gals work with a specific journaling and/or art challenge. This month's prompt (which can be found here) was brought to us by the talented Sabine; it's a 2 part prompt:
Journaling Challenge - Live your adventurous dreams on paper. What would you love to do, or at least try, if you had the courage to live more adventurously?
Art Challenge - Try a method or material you've never worked with before.
I had a ton of ideas for the art challenge, but I didn't want to go out and buy any new supplies (I have way too much stuff as it is). Then, I remembered that I've always wanted to try to Zentangle! I found this beginner's tutorial and put together a grid (I love a good grid!):
The journaling porttion of the prompt was a bit more challenging for me.
Confession = I'm a boring person.
It's the truth. I've never been a risk taker or an adventure seeker. I follow the rules and I color inside the lines.
As I was working on the Zentangle, I thought that parts of the design would make a cool tattoo.
Tattoos might not be adventurous for some, but for a girl who's never even dyed her hair...they're completely out of the box!
Since the Zentangle was so angular, I did a little free-form doodling on the other side of the spread (I used to doodle a ton in high school; I really miss it!).
From far away, it looks a little like a map :)
That's about as wild as it's going to get, folks! How would you add adventure to your life?
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.