Steal Like an Artist
10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
This book can be downloaded and read in Apple Books on your Mac or iOS device.
You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That’s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and illustrations, exercises, and examples will put readers directly in touch with their artistic side.
When Mr. Kleon was asked to address college students in upstate New York, he shaped his speech around the ten things he wished someone had told him when he was starting out. The talk went viral, and its author dug deeper into his own ideas to create Steal Like an Artist, the book. The result is inspiring, hip, original, practical, and entertaining. And filled with new truths about creativity: Nothing is original, so embrace influence, collect ideas, and remix and re-imagine to discover your own path. Follow your interests wherever they take you. Stay smart, stay out of debt, and risk being boring—the creative you will need to make room to be wild and daring in your imagination.
It’s never too late
I’m 66 years old, about to retire in three weeks and always wanted to make abstract photography. Now I got a clue.
This book is amazing for those who use creative outlets and the book also has stuff that can pertain to the world outside of those outlets as well. It was really interesting and hard to go long without trying to finish!
Awesome book, easy to read & very inspiring , not just art but in life in general