May Something

May Something

As a countdown to the launch of my book, Don’t Make Art, Just Make Something, every day in May 2011 I posted a picture of something that someone made. The somethings could have been anything: a poem, a sketch, a picture of a cloud, a drawing in the dirt, a dinner, a song, anything.  The point of the project was to show just how different all our somethings are. Below is the video compilation that I created at the end of the month along with the 31 original posts.  If you want to see more pictures of people making things, check out the continuation of this project: What do you make?  
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The LAST Something!  Amy Beth’s Something

The LAST Something! Amy Beth’s Something

The wonderful Amy Beth is closing this countdown with her miniature greenhouse. Tomorrow, you can buy Don’t Make Art, Just Make Something!Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 31, Eagle’s Something

May 31, Eagle’s Something

“This is a friend’s “fountain art” – he has a passion for self-expression and this is in his back yard. Love Aunt G” Gotta love it when someone makes something out of a bunch of different somethings! http://dmajms.com/may-31-eagles-something/Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 31, Emma’s Something

May 31, Emma’s Something

This is the LAST DAY of the countdown! Tomorrow the books will be launched and on Sunday we’ll party to celebrate! I’ve got three incredible somethings to close out May Something with a bang. First is Emma’s Something, a mural she made with fellow teachers and students at her school in Texas.Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 30, Jan’s Something

May 30, Jan’s Something

“I’ve always wanted to try oil painting, and finally got the materials, and started painting “Something” that makes me feel good, the ocean.” – JanBe Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 30, Amy D.’s Something

May 30, Amy D.’s Something

“This one’s courtesy of Amy Doughty, your mom’s spirit twin. A creative concoction of salsa, chimmichurri, mango, and strawberry… Colorful and delicious! ” Sent via Matt Fiocchi. P.S. Only 2 days left til launch and three days until we celebrate!Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 29, Ben W.’s Something

May 29, Ben W.’s Something

Ben described this as a mixed media collage with acrylic paint about his ten day college trip to Japan.Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 29, Sylvia’s Something

May 29, Sylvia’s Something

We went from yesterday’s handmade boardgames to handmade instruments today. People make the most interesting things!Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 28, Chris M.’s Something

May 28, Chris M.’s Something

Chris made this backgammon and cribbage board as his something. Not what I was expecting from a cello player, but pretty cool.Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 28, Jamie’s Something

May 28, Jamie’s Something

“I made a “something” the other day!” – Jamie. I want to get emails like this every day from all kinds of people with all different somethings.Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 27, Pete’s Something

May 27, Pete’s Something

This is just a snapshot of Pete’s Something.  Watch the video to see the whole thing.   Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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