No matter what kind of art you make, dating it is important, as Traci points out on this page from The Art Journal Workshop: Break Through, Explore, and Make it Your Own.
To make the process supper easy I scored a K & Company Smash Date stamp. I am trying to write a quote every day in fun and funky letters. This quote is "Make your next move your best move".
If you are a fan of Traci's art and are in the Lawrence, Kansas area there is an opening at the Blue Dot Salon this Friday from 5:30-8:30.
More about this book from Quarry:
Many people want to express themselves through visual journaling, but are stuck or intimidated with how to get started, what to write, or how to move beyond gluing down a few images or putting some paint on the paper.
This book breaks down the entire working process of journaling with step-by-step photos and instructions from start to finish: how to use different media such as paint, photographs, and collage, and contains journaling prompts and exercises. These exercises help readers dig deeper to enrich the journaling process and experience. The book discusses the benefits of visual journaling, and includes exercises about what to do when you are in a creative funk or feeling down or uninspired, and how to help yourself out of it.
The book includes a DVD featuring Traci Bunkers creating many of the visual journal pages shown throughout the book. This visual guide enhances the information in the book, showing her work process in a way that goes beyond what can be captured in still photographs or through text.
Traci Bunkers is a passionate and quirky self-employed mixed-media and journal artist living in Lawrence, Kansas.