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A digital zine jam packed with art + ideas + inspiration. This Zine is for mixed media artists and art journalists, with in-depth articles not published in any other format.

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Zine #13
22 pages [February 2015]

A special thank you to my artist friends Hanna Andersson of iHanna and Ingrid Murray of My Peacetree for sharing their art and words in the Zine. 

A little more about the articles in Issue #13. 

The Year Ahead: A Creative Idea List. 17+ Ideas for the Next 365 days.

Art Journaling Without a Safety Net. The reality is that art journaling is a dance between your mind and the page. The more experience you have with your journal, the more comfortable you will be.

 

Harnessing Your (Intrinsic, Always-Present, Boundless) Creativity. This article is by contributing artist by Ingrid Murray of My Peacetree

"Bloom" Mandala, a Print & Color Page: A full page mandala with crisp lines, perfect for coloring in! You can print on watercolor paper and paint the mandala with watercolor or gouache paint. Or print on white cardstock and color with colored pencils. The mandala is in a separate PDF.

Thoughts on Four Years of Zine-Writing. Impromptu thoughts about starting a Zine in 2011 even though I had no earthly idea what I was doing. Inked with a dip pen on watercolor paper.

The Story of Pink. The history of Hanna's love for all things pink. This article is by contributing artist by Hanna Andersson of iHanna.

Impromptu Moleskine Pages. Insight about pulling together notes, ephemera & painted papers pages in my 5x8" documentation journal. Plus fresh pages from this journal! These pages contain a bit of everything I love, or want to remember!

8 Kick-Start Art Journal Prompts.

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Zine #12
20 pages [November 2014]

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Let me share a bit about the articles in Zine #12.

Creative Hesitation:  Ideas to move forward when you find yourself hesitating on starting, continuing or finishing a creative project, or even a single journal page. 

Finding the Muse in Your Unfinished Pages: Ideas for mining your unfinished art journal pages to find clues and sparks to create new pages in your journal. This article is by contributing artist Patricia Dattoma of Magenta Matters

Photography & Idea Generation: Here's how the article begins... "Shooting, editing, altering & utilizing photographs is an integral part of my creative practice." Exploring the role of photography in the creative process, including the practice of using photographs as a launching points and components of your art journal pages. 

Tips for Conquering a Page, or an Entire Journal: Nine effective, action-oriented tips for moving forward when the page or the entire journal seem unconquerable. 

"Evolve" Mandala, a Print & Color Page: A full page mandala with crisp lines, perfect for coloring in! You can print on watercolor paper and paint the mandala with watercolor or gouache paint. Or print on white cardstock and color with colored pencils. The mandala is in a separate PDF.

 

Zine #11
18 pages [June 2014]

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Articles in Zine #11:

Find a Boring Spot.
Stapled Collage. This article is by contributing artist Lauren Bergold of All the Good Blog Names were Taken.
Index Card Love.
The Unfinished Journal.
Illustrated Flash Fiction.
Nurture Creative Habits with a Field Journal.
9 Kick-Start Art Journal Prompts.

Zine #10
19 pages [January 2014]

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Articles in Zine #10:

Art Journaling Matters
Pattern-a-Day x 365 {by Anika Starmer of A is for Anika}
The Noticing Journal, an Altered Book Project 
Fill in the Blank 
Words as {Text}ure 
Photographic Prompt 
5 Kick-Start Art Journal Prompts
Blogging Tips & Tactics for Creative People

 

Zine #9
17 pages [2013]

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Articles in Zine #9:

What is Your Creative Work-Style? 
Cut & Paste Therapy 
Make Faux People 
Lifeline [by Amy Cowen of The Creative Mom Podcast ] 
Yummy Journal Pie 
Layers: Unexpected Juxtapositions 
5 Kick-Start Art Journal Prompts
44 Layer Ideas 
The Value of Imperfect Work

Zine #8
15 pages [2013]

Articles in Zine #8:

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Learning a New Medium
When the Page Stops Talking to You {by mixed media artist Natasha White}
Pattern Work-Out
Feed Your Imagination
Embrace Imperfection {by author Rabia Gale}
7 Kick-Start Art Journal Prompts
Building a Collection of Ephemera and Papers for Collage & Art Journaling
Blogging Topics for Creatives

Zine #7
15 pages [2013]

Articles in Zine #7:

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An Art Journal Page About How I Art Journal 
9 Kick-Start Art Journal Prompts
Rainbow Mapping {mixed media tutorial} 
Art Journal List Love 
The Path of the Page 
What Do You Want to Do? 
Creative Prompt: Flowers 
Get Out and Draw 
Don't Impress the World

Zine #6
17 pages, including 2 Coloring Pages [2012]

Articles in Zine #6:

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Mix Your Mediums 
7 Kick-Start Art Journal Prompts
Mapping Creativity 
Maximum Red 
11 Daily Creativity Prompts 
The Dilemma: What to Write 
A Mandala is Like a Snowflake 
Print + Color: Acrobat Mandala 
Print + Color: Resolve Doodle 
Creative Prompt: Palace

Zine #5
15 pages [2012]

Articles in Zine #5:

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Getting it Right 
11 Kick-Start Art Journal Prompts
Fear Not the Blank Page 
Experience a Sense of Place (by Silky Hart of Expressive Hart
Postcards: The Perfect Creative Outlet (by Karen Isaacson of I am Rushmore
What Happens When You Stop Blogging (by TJ Goerlitz of Studio Mailbox
A Sketch Prompt
Be an Art Material Scientist 
Creativity - As Easy as Riding a Bike (by Quinn McDonald of Quinn Creative
A Message from the Heart Department {by Jeannine Peregrine of Distilled from Stars}

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Content including format, ideas, photography, artwork and imagery ©2011-2015 Tammy Garcia. Please do not forward, distribute or photocopy any portion except for your personal use.