Hello there. I'm Tammy Garcia and this is my space on the web! My goal is to inspire YOU to do more creative work, so I facilitate art journaling and creativity workshops where you can play, learn & explore! My artwork follows the tangents of my curiosity rather than a perfect storyline. I'm an art journalist and I love acrylics, gouache, collage, paper sewing and drawing intricate patterns and mandalas.

I founded the annual Index-Card-a-Day Challenge {ICAD} in 2011 and this summer will be the 7th year of the challenge! Get energized with the creative sparks in every issue of the Daisy Yellow Zine and also, I'm kind of addicted to devising creative prompts. Grab a blueberry scone and a mug of spearmint tea and wander around.  

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Mixed media pages from the Daisy Yellow Groovy Grunge Workshop.

Mixed media pages from the Daisy Yellow Groovy Grunge Workshop.

Art Journaling

I love everything about art journaling. Creating pages, exploring techniques, experimenting with acrylics & collage & lettering, all of it!  I do art every single day without fail... because I thrive on it.

Index-Card-a-Day Challenge

The 7th annual Daisy Yellow Index-Card-a-Day Challenge {ICAD} runs June 1 - July 31, 2017. I founded the challenge in 2011 to inspire creatives to add a tiny, approachable art project to each day. Thousands of people around the globe make an index card every day for 61 days. You've absolutely, positively got to join the fun! 

Zines & Ebooks

All available in the Shop

Daisy Yellow Zine; 16 issues
100+ Ideas for Small Format & Index Card Artwork
Index-Card-a-Day Kick-Start Guide

Workshops

I teach self-paced, online workshops in mixed media art journaling, creativity, collage and abstract watercolor. 

Published, Interviews & Podcasts

Published in Books/Magazines

A World of Artist Journal Pages, by Dawn DeVries Sokol, 2015
Featuring Magazine, print magazine published in Amsterdam
Issue #2 {Featured Blogger, 2012}, Issue #4 {Article: Creative inspiration, 2013}

Interviews/Podcasts

Creative Mom Podcast Episode #189: The Raven, 2016
Dirty Footprints Studio; 21 Secrets Conversations with Connie Solera, 2015
Bonus interview from A World of Artist Journal Pages, Dawn DeVries Sokol, 2015
Irreversibly Moi, 2015
Creative Living Podcast with Jamie Ridler, 2014
Podcast #1 and Podcast #2 and Podcast #3 and Podcast #4 with RicĂ« Freeman-Zachary, 2012

Articles Published at Create Mixed Media

Do Something Creative, Anything, 2015
Allow Space for Journaling, 2015
The Value of Creative Prompts, 2014
Bold Pattern Play Video Tutorial, 2014
Open Up Your Journal and Play, 2013
Get More You Into Your Art Journal, 2013
The Unplanned Journal Page, 2013

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I do my best to respond to authentic questions & inquiries. 
Please no inquiries about advertisements, guest writers, press releases, product reviews, sponsored posts or marketing your kick-starter campaign.  

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Copyright 

All images, photographs and content Copyright Daisy Yellow 2011-2017. Do not use images, photographs or content from this site without permission. To request permission, use the contact form above. Using images, photographs, content or excerpts from this website without permission is NOT OK. The artwork and photography on this website is my own. I work hard to develop original content for this site and ask that you respect my work.