The Pocket Scavenger

The Pocket Scavenger

By Keri Smith

Perigee Books, Paperback, 9780399160233, 180pp.

Publication Date: May 7, 2013

Description
From the creator of "Wreck This Journal, "an exploration into the creative process and chance...
Within the pages of "The Pocket Scavenger," you ll be instructed to go on an unusual scavenger hunt, collecting a spectrum of random items: something that is miniature, a stain that is green, something from the year you were born, a used envelope, and more. Once your quarry is in hand, you ll apply an alteration dictated solely by chance: create a funny character, make it into a building, conceal it, add polkadots, remove a section, add stripes, scribble on top, fold, turn into an article of clothing, make it pretty, and so on.
The results: you ll be forced out of habitual ways of thinking or acting, discover new connections, and try things you might not have done on your own, creating a version of The Pocket Scavenger that is unique, dependent on time, place, experience, and you.


About the Author
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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