Austin Kleon

Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

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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.
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Impressions

    b7341934632shared an impression4 years ago
    👍Worth reading

    Легко написана, легко читается, вдохновляет

    Ekaterina Oguryaevashared an impression4 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    💡Learnt A Lot
    🎯Worthwhile
    🚀Unputdownable

    Читается на одном дыхании. Разобрала на цитаты. Книга вдохновила на ведение своего блога. Легкий английский.

    princessasem39149shared an impression4 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    🎯Worthwhile

    Читается на одном дыхании! Хоть автор и ничего принципиально нового не сказал, это все же идеальная книга, если вы зависли или нужен быстрый заряд энергии и вдохновения на новое творение.

Quotes

    Tatiana Klhas quoted4 years ago
    nothing comes from nowhere
    Natalie Halehas quoted7 years ago
    If you ever find that you’re the most talented person in the room, you need to find another room.
    Valentine Yesicahas quoted4 years ago
    The manifesto is this: Draw the art you want to see, start the business you want to run, play the music you want to hear, write the books you want to read, build the products you want to use—do the work you want to see done.

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