The Guerilla Art Kit

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Princeton Architectural Press, Jul 26, 2007 - Art - 144 pages
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We are living in a golden age of self-expression. The explosion of user-created content on blogs and social networking sites moved Time magazine to name "You" their 2006 person of the year. But while we may be spending a lot more time in virtual worlds, we have not lost the urge to make our physical world more meaningful. By leaving art and ideas in public places, you can affect someone's daychange their mood or their mindand maybe even change the world in the process!

The Guerilla Art Kit shows how small artistic acts can start a revolution. Keri Smith, noted author of Living Out Loud and the blog Wish Jar Journal, uses her unique drawing and handwriting style to help anyone find and release their inner artist or activist. This visually exciting activity bookfull of step-by-step exercises, cut-out projects, sticker ideas, and morehas both fun assignments and handy tips to help you unleash your creative energy into the streets, where you can really make an impact. From the quick exercisesleaving books for strangers to find, chalking quotes on the sidewalkto the more involvedmaking a "wish tree," guerilla gardening, or making your own stencilsThe Guerilla Art Kit contains everything you need to put your message out into the world.

  

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User Review  - Shilpa - Goodreads

Should art only be accessible to the select few who can afford it? Should creative expression be hidden away in an art gallery? Creativity inspires us. Art evokes emotion and makes us #ThinkBlink. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - Helene - Goodreads

Really inspiring book. I'm definitely gonna try several of these things. I really appreciated the focus on being environmental friendly! Read full review

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Page 7 - It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful ; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
Page 146 - Kent, Corita, and Jan Steward. Learning by Heart: Teachings to Free the Creative Spirit. New York: Bantam Books, 1992.
Page 146 - Jacobs, Jane. The Death and Ufe of Great American Cities. New York: Vintage, 1992.

About the author (2007)

Keri Smith is an author and illustrator turned guerilla artist. She is the author of several books including Living Out Loud and Tear Up This Book and the creator of the popular weblog Wish Jar Journal, which attracts over ten thousand readers daily.

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