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

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

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 w...

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

  • Peter Derk
    These kind of books are like candy. They make me feel better in the moment, but ultimately don't do much towards building a full picture of happiness.The inherent problem in any book that's a how-to for something artistic, whether it be writing or painting or making music or the artistry in tailorin...
  • El
    (This review is longer than the book itself.)Here are the Top Ten Points that the author makes in this teeny book:1. Steal like an artist2. Don't wait until you know who you are to get started3. Write the book you want to read4. Use your hands5. Side projects and hobbies are important6. Do good work...
  • Nancy
    Posted at Shelf InflictedThis eye-catching little book was wedged into the corner of one of the couches in the student lounge where I work. I was there for a cup of coffee, and since it was a rather slow day, I decided to pick up the book and read. There’s a lot of common sense stuff in here fo...
  • Elyse
    Austin Kleon's "Steal Like An Artist" is a fun little book. Given that I'm not an artist -I wasn't seeking 'words- of -wisdom'. This book just landed in my hands - and I couldn't resist reading it. Austin says "every artist gets asked the question, "where do you get your ideas?" Austin says....'The ...
  • Ariel
    I read this after reading "Show Your Work!" which is the opposite order of publication, and while I definitely preferred the latter, this was also really great. Sometimes it just has to be one idea, one quote, one line, that can make a book for you. This book was solidly consistently good, but for m...
  • Nat
    This was such a phenomenal and much needed read for me. Steal Like an Artist gives ideas that apply to anyone who’s trying to inject some creativity into their life and their work. It really inspired me and I can’t wait for what’s next.Also, can I just quote everything? Because I real...
  • Wil Wheaton
    Steal Like an Artist is essential and required reading for all artists, regardless of the type of art you create.It's a quick read that you can finish in one sitting, but the ideas and advice it contains will stay with you long after you've put it down. Some of Austin's suggestions will validate wha...

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