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100 ideas - Keri Smith-inspired! *EDITED*

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100 ideas - Keri Smith-inspired! *EDITED*
Swap Homepage:http://www.flickr.com/groups/swapbot-100ideas/
Swap Coordinator:teresa (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges  Miscellaneous  Art 
Number of people in swap:22
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:January 31, 2008
Date items must be sent by:March 30, 2008
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Start date has been changed

This is a swap inspired by the art of the lovely Keri Smith http://www.kerismith.com/

I'm a big fan of her art and words. On her website you can find a list of 100 ideas to inspire and stimulate your artistic endeavours http://www.kerismith.com/funstuff/100ideas.htm

This swap is a challenge - pick at least five of these ideas, execute them over a two month period and document the process.

Then share the results in a form that can be seen by EVERYONE ELSE on the swap list - i.e. electronically. Flickr set, website, PDF, ZIP file, Word file... anyone have other suggestions? Send these to me. In the meantime, send a link or file or whatever to your official swap partner. This will ensure everyone gets rated for their efforts.

The idea is to share the results of your experimentation with everyone. I know it says 1 swap partner, but I think it would be better if we can share our creativity with everyone else!

Since this is going to be largely an online swap, plus the fact that everyone is sharing with everyone, I will be lenient with the ratings needed, types of swaps in the past etc. However, if I see any questionable swappers at the time of assigning partners, I will ban them. I want to maximize the awesomeness of the swap by having as many people share as possible! If you have any concerns about the swap or swappers, please let me know!

  • 06 Dec 2007 I have created a Flickr group http://www.flickr.com/groups/swapbot-100ideas/

  • 12 Dec 2007 The start date has been moved closer - just thought it was silly to have it so far in the future when really it's a swap that can be completed whenever! Just upload your pics to the Flickr group whenever you can, or send them to me and I can upload them.

  • 17 Feb 2008 To send your pics/files/links to me, use downinthecheapseats at gmail dot com

Discussion

Simone 12/ 2/2007 #

I am assuming that if do a mini-website or photos we can send the swap electronically?

teresa 12/ 3/2007 #

Yes that might be a problem for people who are sending something concrete. I was thinking of making a book... how about I change the instructions to "a form that can be shared with everyone else in the swap"?

E.g. Flickr set, website, pdf, zip file, Word file...?

I will email you all

Simone 12/ 3/2007 #

Great - I am looking forward to it

GemMedia 12/ 5/2007 #

Hi,

This is a great idea for a swap & Keri's art is very interesting. (This is just a suggestion).......Maybe a Flickr group could be started for this swap and then everyone can post the images of their work in one place for all of us to view., or for those that don't have/want a Flickr account the host can post them for you.

teresa 12/ 5/2007 #

That's a great idea - nice and easy, and we'll end up with everything in the same place. Thanks for the suggestion! Will post the link soon

teresa 12/ 5/2007 #

Here it is http://www.flickr.com/groups/swapbot-100ideas/

I've gone ahead and added those of you on Flickr as a contact :) It's an open group, so anyone can join

Otherwise, if you don't want to join up to Flickr I can just collect all your photos/images you want in the swap and upload them

Simone 12/ 6/2007 #

Cool I have signed up

PoMoGolightly 12/ 6/2007 #

I think this is one of the most wonderful swap ideas I've seen in a while. I'm super excited for this one--thanks for starting it!!!

teresa 12/ 6/2007 #

I forgot to mention that I got the idea from brokenmelody's "10 Things I Would Like To Do Everyday" swap! http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/9513

Simone 12/12/2007 #

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teresa 12/12/2007 #

Cool! Another super easy one I like is is tumblr.com(if you don't want to fuss around too much)

Simone 12/17/2007 #

Here is my work in progress

Comments and suggestions welcomed. Completed 3 of the 5 tasks so far. Actually planning of doing 6.

Technically I have read a book a day this week but not sure how to present that.

Here is my attempt at a website: http://simonesbutterfly.synthasite.com/

teresa 12/17/2007 #

That is so, so cool

Shirley 12/28/2007 #

This is an awesome idea, and I'm loving that list, I want to do them all 100! xD

NorthernBorder 12/29/2007 #

This sounds brilliant. I hope it comes around again some time when I am not so busy. Happy New Year.

Simone 12/29/2007 #

Nice to see more people joining up. I have just got one more task to do.

Simone 01/ 4/2008 #

I am catching the 100 ideas fever.

Came across a brilliant article and decided to start a swap on it. http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/10393

100 Things I am Grateful for

kahlan 01/19/2008 #

Ooh, I've done two things! I just need to document them. ponders best way

Tinkergirl 01/24/2008 #

If anyone wants to see my work in progress I'm using piczo and you can onto it from my profile here.

sofia 01/31/2008 #

I made a blog on my website to share it with you. http://100ideas.sugarspinsister.com/ And if anyone is interested in having something similar but doesn't know how to make one, let me know. I can put up a few more, I have lots of extra space on my domain and this one was very simple to make and use!

anwyn 02/22/2008 #

i'm gutted i missed the date to sign up for this swap as i have recently had possesion of the kerri smith book complete some pages and then passed it on! was great fun.

PoMoGolightly 03/11/2008 #

Sofia--your website is great!!

brokenmelody 03/28/2008 #

I cant wait to see everyone's stuff! I'm having trouble with my scanner so I'm headed over to my father in laws house to abuse, I mean USE, his scanner. ;)

brokenmelody 03/30/2008 #

I'm having trouble with the scanner, I hope to have it resolved by tomorrow. If not it might be a few days. I understand if I get rated down for lateness.

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