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.  TheContinue Reading

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May 27, Chris’s Something

May 27, Chris’s Something

When I first began to write Don’t Make Art, Just Make Something, I started filling in a new sketchbook and one of the first things I did was ask my stepbrother, Chris, to draw this. He used to draw these machines all the time when we were kids. If you can’t tell, the entire contraption is…

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May 26, Tori and Lauren’s Something

May 26, Tori and Lauren’s Something

A week from today is the launch party and Something wonderful has happened! I’ve had more people send me something then there are pictures in May! Because of this, from now until the launch I’ll put up two pictures everyday. Today’s come from Tori, who carved a dovetail box, and Lauren, who made this 17th…

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May 25, Laura’s Something

May 25, Laura’s Something

ONE WEEK LEFT until the books are out! A week and a day until we party to celebrate From Laura: “Here are a few of my succulents in made-by me pinchies…. Love pinching and planting!” Two Somethings in One!Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 24, Gayle’s Something

May 24, Gayle’s Something

This is a picture of my Aunt’s something, sent all the way from Arizona. She asked that I dedicate this piece of her passion to the people of Moore, Oklahoma. In memory of lives lost and treasures stripped from generations.Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 23, Lauren’s Something

May 23, Lauren’s Something

Lauren’s Something is a recording of Chopin Nocture Op. 9 No. 2.  It was recorded in Japan, where she lives, and sent through the airwaves to be part of the countdown! Make sure to listen to her recording below. Because everyone needs a little Chopin. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 22, Emily T.’s Something

May 22, Emily T.’s Something

“This is a picture of my doodle wall.. last summer I did a Ted talks challenge to do something for 30 days and I chose doodling! It was really fun and cool to develop a sort of doodling style!” – Emily T. I thought this was an inspiring something to put up with only TEN…

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May 21, Carrie and Matt’s Something

May 21, Carrie and Matt’s Something

Two years ago I spent an afternoon with my cousin’s spirited daughter as she covered herself in paint, a growing family tradition. Both the afternoon of artistic abandon and the young girl who enjoyed it (I’m talking about Siri here, not me) were created by Carrie and Matt. It all goes to show how different…

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May 20, Emily’s Something

May 20, Emily’s Something

This is what the copier room at the MFA looked like on Valentine’s Day thanks to one Emily Schonberg. I feel like this is what every room looks like everyday in Emily’s mind. P.S. The entire May Something project including Emily’s Something is now up on http://dmajms.com/updates/may-something/Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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May 19, Alicia’s Something

May 19, Alicia’s Something

In honor of my fellow Lesley graduate, I’m putting up Alicia’s Something today.  Alicia was actually one of the first people to send me a picture of something she’d made.  We were having dinner before class when I told her about my project and then and there she flipped through her phone and sent me…

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May 18, Margaux’s Something

May 18, Margaux’s Something

Today’s something is Margaux’s photograph of Sighisoara, Romania in the region of Transylvania. Follow her at @margauxweddings Like facebook.com/margauxweddings Visit: www.margauxweddings.com Show her my love, she’s my roommate and pretty awesome.  Also, all artists who put themselves out there need support and that comes from you.  Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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