I came across a few books by Keri Smith today at The Sweden Shop and instantly became a fan. Her books remind me of the blog post I did on the book Let’s Make Some Great Art. They aren’t really books… they’re more like prompts for 100+ activities to let your inner kid go wild. They’re written in such a way that you feel like she’s talking to you and only you. Like she knows every thought you’re having and is 1 step ahead.
You know how you’re always told to not write in a book, dog ear the pages or get the book wet? She wants you to do the complete opposite — she asks you to cut, write in, scratch out, paste, spill, drench, tear and rip her books. There’s even a spread that just says “Take me in the shower with you.” The point is to make art with no rules. I love the message. And the ideas are just as fun.