Wreck This Journal

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 0399162704

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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Special limited duct tape cover edition of the internationally bestselling phenomenon with over 7 million copies sold! Paint, poke, create, destroy, and wreck--to create a journal as unique as you are For anyone who's ever had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal or sketchbook comes this expanded edition of Wreck This Journal, a subversive illustrated book that challenges readers to muster up their best mistake- and mess-making abilities to fill the pages of the book--or destroy them. Through a series of creative and quirky prompts, acclaimed guerilla artist Keri Smith encourages journalers to engage in destructive acts--poking holes through pages, adding photos and defacing them, painting pages with coffee, coloring outside the lines, and more--in order to experience the true creative process. With Smith's unique sensibility, readers are introduced to a new way of art- and journal-making, discovering novel ways to escape the fear of the blank page and fully engage in the creative process. To create is to destroy. Happy wrecking!

Wreck This Journal

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 0399161945

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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For anyone who's ever wished to, but had trouble starting, keeping, or finishing a journal or sketchbook comes this journal; an illustrated book that features a subversive collection of prompts, asking readers to muster up their best mistake- and mess-making abilities to fill the pages of the book (and destroy them).

Wreck This Journal: Now in Color

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143131664

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

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A spectacular coloring and painting edition of the international bestselling journal that started it all to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 7-million-copy bestseller Perhaps you're a seasoned Wreck-er, having made your way through one or more copies of Wreck This Journal. Or maybe you're new to the phenomenon (little do you know, this experience might just change your life). Whatever the case, you've found the perfect book to destroy... Welcome to an all new-edition of Wreck This Journal, now in spectacular full color! Inside, you'll find prompts for painting, shredding, transforming, and unleashing your creativity. With a mix of new, altered, and favorite prompts, Wreck This Journal: Now in Color invites you to wreck with color: mixing colors to make mud, letting chance dictate your color choice, weaving with brightly colored strips of paper, and more. What colors will you use to you wreck your journal? "A conceptual artist and author luring kids into questioning the world and appreciating every smell, texture and mystery in it." --TIME Magazine "Keri Smith may well be the self-help guru this DIY generation deserves." --The Believer

Mess

The Manual of Accidents and Mistakes

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399536000

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 224

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This manual of accidents and mistakes asks readers to do the opposite of what they've always been taught and follow three rules: 1. Do not try to make something beautiful. 2. Do not think too much. (There is no "wrong.") 3. Continue under all circumstances.

How to be an Explorer of the World

Portable Life Museum

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780399534607

Category: Self-Help

Page: 204

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Encouraging readers to explore the world around in the roles of artists and scientists, an interactive handbook explains how to observe and document the science and art of everyday life. Original.

Imaginary World Of

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399165258

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

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A book of prompts to fill in and let your imagination and creativity run free.

Create This Book

Author: Moriah Elizabeth

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780692452745

Category:

Page: 242

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Create This Book is the ultimate outlet for creativity. Includes 242 pages of unique and inspiring prompts to get you in the creative zone! Whether you are trying to get past an artist's block, wanting to become more creative, or just looking to have some fun, you will love this interactive journal! Want to learn more? Check out "Create This Book" on Youtube! You can watch Moriah Elizabeth's "Create This Book" Series! Great for inspiration and guidance on your creative journey! Go to MoriahElizabeth.com for more information.

This is Not a Book

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399535217

Category: Self-Help

Page: 221

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The creator of Wreck This Journal presents a creative, illustrated guide with a unique perspective on the purpose and function of “a book,” including using it to send a secret message, as a recording device, and as an instrument. Original.

The Pocket Scavenger

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Penguin Books

ISBN: 039916023X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 180

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From the creator of "Wreck This Journal," an exploration into the creative process and chance. Readers are instructed to go on an unusual scavenger hunt, collecting a spectrum of random items. They'll be forced out of habitual ways of thinking to discover new connections.

Finish This Book

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Particular Books

ISBN: 9781846145209

Category:

Page: 208

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From author of Wreck this Journal, Keri Smith's Finish this Book is a creative adventure where the reader is the main character - and the author. Dear Reader, One dark and stormy night, I found some strange scattered pages abandoned in a park... I collected and assembled them, trying to solve the mystery of this unexpected discovery, and I am now passing the task on to you. Your mission is to become the new author of this work. You will continue the research and provide the content. In order to complete the task, you will have to undergo some secret intelligence training, which I have included in this volume. Since no one knows what lies ahead, please proceed with caution, but know... This book does not exist without you. Yours truly, Keri Smith Bestselling author Keri Smith is a freelance illustrator by trade, and has illustrated for the Washington Post, The New York Times, Ford Motor Company, People, The Body Shop and Hallmark. She is the author of Wreck This Journal, How To Be An Explorer of the World and Mess. She lives in Canada.

Wreck This Box

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Particular Books

ISBN: 9781846146817

Category: Creative ability

Page: 3

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This beautiful box set contains the finest combination of three books, Wreck This Book, This Is Not A Book and Mess, from the best selling author Keri Smith. Wreck This Box. Staple the box in an interesting pattern. Make a collage on one of the panels. Paint over, glue on photographs, scraps of paper, pieces of string . . . Write a secret message to yourself inside the box. This Is Not A Box. This is not a box, it's a plant pot. Poke holes in the bottom, fill with dirt, and plant some seeds! This is not a box, it's a diorama. Create a miniature scene inside. This is not a box, it's a disguise. Cut out the classes on the top panel. Make A Mess With The Box. Cover this box with gum. Leave this box out in the rain. Use this box to build a sand castle.

Everything Is Connected

Reimagining the World One Postcard at a Time

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0399165185

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 51

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From the internationally bestselling creator of Wreck This Journal comes an imaginative new project: fifty postcards that send you on a quest to reanimate everyday life... Leave notes in public for strangers, dream up a tiny imaginary world, summon magic powers, draw a portrait of yourself as a hero, create your own treasure map, or access a secret portal whenever you wish. Don't you just love getting something unexpected in the mail? With Everything Is Connected, your mission is to reimagine your world--and the worlds of everyone around you--one postcard at a time. Creative, collaborative, and winkingly subversive, this postcard set is a manifesto, a mission, a game, and an invitation in one convenient package.

Wreck This Journal for Girls

Author: Sarah Healy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788469740989

Category:

Page: N.A

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Something tells us you've got a busy mind, right? Yet when you try to pour all those feelings, ideas, and dreams on to paper, sometimes it's easier thought than written! A blank white page is often a pesky obstacle in the creative process. The struggle is real... If you'd love to be able to unlock your inner creative self, look no further! WRECK THIS JOURNAL FOR GIRLS, illustrated by Sarah Healy, allows you to embark on your own unique journey. No more dread staring at blank white pages - have a destructive and doodling, smashing and scribbling, messy fun time instead! Overcome any creative stumbling or writer's block as WRECK THIS JOURNAL FOR GIRLS encourages you to unleash your wild side! Create reckless art, never-ending sketches, obscure sticky collections, even partake in a good amount of egg smashing and use the remains to make gooey masterpieces, all the while bringing to life whatever lurks in the deepest, dark corners of your imagination. Are you ready?

Pick Me Up

A Pep Talk for Now and Later

Author: Adam J. Kurtz

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143109081

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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This weird and wonderful book offers perspective, hope, and perhaps the best advice of all -- your own. (Plus a bit of existential humor because why not.) This is not a journal you fill out in order. Flip to a random page and leave your mark. When you land on the same page days or weeks later, add a little more. Watch yourself change and grow with each visit as you record and reflect on the fleeting but amazing moments of everyday life.

Wreck This Journal Bundle Set

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: Perigee Trade

ISBN: 9780399162732

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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With this bundle, collect all four editions of Keri Smith's Wreck This Journal, including the classic black, as well as three special limited edition covers: duct-tape, red mesh, and paper bag. In these updated editions, Wreck This Journal asks readers to muster up their best mistake and mess-making abilities and to fill the pages of the book (or destroy them). Through a series of creatively and quirkily illustrated prompts, acclaimed artist Keri Smith encourages journalers to engage in "destructive" acts--poking holes through pages, adding photos and defacing them, painting pages with coffee, coloring outside the lines, and more--in order to experience the true creative process. With Smith's unique sensibility, readers are introduced to a new way of art and journal making, discovering novel ways to escape the fear of the blank page and fully engage in the creative process. .

Pointless Book #3

Author: Alfie Deyes

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1681883619

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 192

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To the delight of his thriving fan base, YouTuber Alfie Deyes extends all the fun of the Pointless Blog to his third interactive activity book! Featuring never-before-seen content, fan contributions, the exclusive Pointless Book app, and more, Pointless Book #3 is the most engaging book in the series. For the first time in the Pointless series, fans were given an opportunity to directly contribute to the process by designing pages, writing pages, and helping to select the cover. Pointless Book #3 is fully illustrated and packed with a host of games, activities, and pranks. All the great content is accompanied by the Pointless Book app that chronicles Alfie completing the same challenges and includes never-before-seen content. You don’t miss this exciting and unique addition to the Pointless Book series!

Wreck This Journal Everywhere

Author: Keri Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781846148583

Category: Humor

Page: 144

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Featuring dozens of new activities as well as some of the most popular prompts from the original, Wreck This Journal Everywhere will have you travelling the city streets and country byways, filling the pages with man-made and natural objects, recording what you see, drawing, doodling - and destroying pages as you go. Perfect for sliding in your pocket or stuffing in your bag, Wreck This Journal Everywhere is the ideal creative companion!

Start Where You Are

A Journal for Self-Exploration

Author: Meera Lee Patel

Publisher: Perigee Trade

ISBN: 0399174826

Category: Self-Help

Page: 128

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Start Where You Are is a full-colour, passion-inspiring journal designed to help readers nurture their creativity, explore their feelings and focus on what matters most. Featuring vibrant hand-lettering and watercolour illustrations, it pairs inspiring quotes with supportive prompts and exercises to spark reflection through writing, drawing, chart-making and more. As beautiful as it is useful, Start Where You Are will make a perfect gift and keepsake as well as a powerful tool for positive change.

My Friend Fear

Finding Magic in the Unknown

Author: Meera Lee Patel

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143131575

Category: Self-Help

Page: 176

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Patel takes us deep into her artistic vision and emotional journey using a mix of personal reflections, inspirational quotes, questions for reflection, and breathtaking watercolor visuals. She views fear as guideposts lighting the way to what we really want in life, offering opportunities to make big changes, to discover the remarkable potential inside ourselves. -- adapted from publisher's info

Will Your Next Mistake Be Fatal?

Avoiding the Chain of Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Organization

Author: Robert Mittelstaedt

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 013271647X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 5441

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What catastrophes have in common -- and how to keep them from happening to you! Introducing M3: the first systematic approach to Managing mistakes so they don't lead to disaster Building systems that prevent 'failure chains' from spiraling out of control Avoiding failures in preparation, strategy, execution, and culture Reducing the impact and cost of the mistakes you do make Also includes coverage of the unique 'mistake chains' facing entrepreneurs and small businesses. Every business disaster has one thing in common: the people in charge never saw it coming. The warnings were there. They didn't have to wreck their companies and their careers. But they let it happen. This book can keep it from happening to you. You will make mistakes. If you don't, you're not taking enough risk. But you can make fewer of them. You can catch them early. Keep them cheap. Learn from them. Whether you're in a global enterprise or a garage startup, Robert Mittelstaedt shows how. His techniques apply to everything from culture to strategy, customer safety to market share. They won't just help you avoid catastrophe: they'll help you improve profitability and business value, too. Stay on track. Stay off the front page of The Wall Street Journal. Read this book.