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Steal Like an Artist : 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative (Paperback) (Austin Kleon)
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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 createSteal 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.
Tap into your creative genius and pick up Steal Like An Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon. With the fun look and graphic illustrations throughout, this inspirational book for young artists conveys the positive message that creativity is everywhere and can be channeled by anyone. Kleon talks about the things he wishes somebody had told him when he was first starting his career as an artist, helping others unlock the key to their own imagination.
Number of Pages: 140
Genre: Self Improvement
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
Author: Austin Kleon
Street Date: February 28, 2012
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-2048
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RALITSA — 6 months ago
This book is great for you if you feel stuck with your "creativity". It's an inspirational book that tells you that creativity starts with you! Nothing is lost, you just need to shut your phone, go for a walk and take with you a notebook and a pen. Creativity is not about writing what you know, but ...see moreof the reviewer's review
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pfvjr23 — 6 months ago
Got this book for my daughter - a budding artist - who is creative like her Mom. The book had several good points to help her with her creativity. We particularly liked the part about "be boring - its the way stuff gets done".