Steal Like an Artist
Score: 4
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Steal Like an Artist


  • Author : Austin Kleon
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-02-28
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761171256


Steal Like an Artist Book Description :

Unlock your creativity. An inspiring guide to creativity in the digital age, Steal Like an Artist presents ten transformative principles that will help readers discover their artistic side and build a more creative life. Nothing is original, so embrace influence, school yourself through the work of others, remix and reimagine to discover your own path. Follow interests wherever they take you—what feels like a hobby may turn into you life’s work. Forget the old cliché about writing what you know: Instead, write the book you want to read, make the movie you want to watch. And finally, stay Smart, stay out of debt, and risk being boring in the everyday world so that you have the space to be wild and daring in your imagination and your work. “Bril...

The Steal Like an Artist Journal

The Steal Like an Artist Journal


  • Author : Austin Kleon
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Genre: Games & Activities
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761185680


The Steal Like an Artist Journal Book Description :

From the New York Times bestselling author of Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work! comes an interactive journal and all-in-one logbook to get your creative juices flowing, and keep a record of your ideas and discoveries. The Steal Like an Artist Journal is the next step in your artistic journey. It combines Austin Kleon’s unique and compelling ideas with the physical quality that makes journals like Moleskines so enormously popular. Page after page of ideas, prompts, quotes, and exercises are like a daily course in creativity. There are lists to fill in—Ten Things I Want to Learn, Ten Things I Probably Think About More Than the Average Person. Challenges to take. Illustrated creative exercises—Make a Mixtape (for someone who doesn’t know ...

Show Your Work
Score: 4
From 14 Ratings

Show Your Work


  • Author : Austin Kleon
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2014-03-06
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780761181361


Show Your Work Book Description :

In his New York Times bestseller Steal Like an Artist, Austin Kleon showed readers how to unlock their creativity by “stealing” from the community of other movers and shakers. Now, in an even more forward-thinking and necessary book, he shows how to take that critical next step on a creative journey—getting known. Show Your Work! is about why generosity trumps genius. It’s about getting findable, about using the network instead of wasting time “networking.” It’s not self-promotion, it’s self-discovery—let others into your process, then let them steal from you. Filled with illustrations, quotes, stories, and examples, Show Your Work! offers ten transformative rules for being open, generous, brave, productive. In chapters such as You ...

Keep Going
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Keep Going


  • Author : Austin Kleon
  • Publisher : Workman Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-04-02
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781523507863


Keep Going Book Description :

Keep Working. Keep Playing. Keep Creating. In his previous books Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work!, both New York Times bestsellers, Austin Kleon gave readers the keys to unlock their creativity and showed them how to become known. Now he offers his most inspiring work yet, with ten simple rules for how to stay creative, focused, and true to yourself—for life. The creative life is not a linear journey to a finish line, it’s a loop—so find a daily routine, because today is the only day that matters. Disconnect from the world to connect with yourself—sometimes you just have to switch into airplane mode. Keep Going celebrates getting outdoors and taking a walk (as director Ingmar Bergman told his daughter, ”The demons hate fresh air”)...

Think Like an Artist
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Think Like an Artist


  • Author : Will Gompertz
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2015-07-16
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780241970812


Think Like an Artist Book Description :

Think Like an Artist by BBC Arts editor Will Gompertz - wisdom and smart thinking from Da Vinci to Ai Weiwei Why do some people seem to find it easy to come up with brilliant, fresh ideas? And how do they turn them into something worthwhile? Will Gompertz, the BBC's Arts Editor and a former director at the Tate, has spent years getting up close and personal with some of the world's greatest creative thinkers. And he's discovered a handful of traits that are common to all successful people, from novelists and film directors to scientists and philosophers. These basic practices allow their talent to flourish. And they can be adopted by all of us - no matter what we do in life - to unleash our own latent creativity and help us achieve extraordinary thin...

Newspaper Blackout
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

Newspaper Blackout


  • Author : Austin Kleon
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-03-18
  • Genre: Art
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061989940


Newspaper Blackout Book Description :

“Some of the results are hilarious, some are profound and even unsettling, but they are never bland or boring.” — Ephermerist Newspaper article + sharpie = Newspaper Blackout Poetry: Instead of starting with a blank page, poet Austin Kleon grabs a newspaper and a permanent marker and eliminates the words he doesn’t need. Fans of Not Quite What I Was Planning and Post Secret will love these unique and compelling poems culled from Austin’s popular website....

Art  Inc
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Art Inc


  • Author : Lisa Congdon
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2014-08-12
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452135847


Art Inc Book Description :

You don't have to starve to be an artist. Build a career doing what you love. In this practical guide, professional artist Lisa Congdon reveals the many ways you can earn a living by making art—through illustration, licensing, fine art sales, print sales, teaching, and beyond. Including industry advice from such successful art-world pros as Nikki McClure, Mark Hearld, Paula Scher, and more, Art, Inc. will equip you with the tools—and the confidence—to turn your passion into a profitable business. LEARN HOW TO: • Set actionable goals • Diversify your income • Manage your bookkeeping • Copyright your work • Promote with social media • Build a standout website • Exhibit with galleries • Sell and price your work • License your art...

Find Your Artistic Voice

Find Your Artistic Voice


  • Author : Lisa Congdon
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2019-08-06
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781452169057


Find Your Artistic Voice Book Description :

An artist's unique voice is their calling card. It's what makes each of their works vital and particular. But developing such singular artistry requires effort and persistence. Bestselling author, artist, and illustrator Lisa Congdon brings her expertise to this guide to the process of artistic self-discovery. Featuring advice from Congdon herself and interviews with a roster of established artists, illustrators, and creatives, this one-of-a-kind book will show readers how to identify and nurture their own visual identity, navigate the influence of artists they admire, push through fear and insecurity, and appreciate the value of their personal journey....

How to use graphic design to sell things  explain things  make things look better  make people laugh  make people cry  and  every once in a while  change the world

How to use graphic design to sell things explain things make things look better make people laugh make people cry and every once in a while change the world


  • Author : Michael Bierut
  • Publisher : Thames & Hudson
  • Release Date : 2016-01-11
  • Genre: Design
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780500773079


How to use graphic design to sell things explain things make things look better make people laugh make people cry and every once in a while change the world Book Description :

A monograph, manual and manifesto by one of the world's leading graphic designers. Protégé of design legend Massimo Vignelli and partner in the New York office of the international design firm Pentagram, Michael Bierut has had one of the most varied careers of any living graphic designer. The 35 projects Bierut presents in this book illustrate the breadth of activity that graphic design encompasses today, his goal being to demonstrate not a single ideology, but the enthusiastically eclectic approach that has been a hallmark of his career. Each project is told in Bierut's own entertaining voice and shown through historic images, preliminary drawings (including full-size reproductions of the notebooks he has maintained for over 30 years), working mod...

How to Be an Artist

How to Be an Artist


  • Author : Jerry Saltz
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2020-03-17
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593086476


How to Be an Artist Book Description :

"Inspiration leaps off the pages from Jerry Saltz's new book on creativity. . . . This book is for the artist or non-artist, for the person who gets plain English, for the person who understands that practical talk can coax out the mystical messages that lie underneath." —Steve Martin Art has the power to change our lives. For many, becoming an artist is a lifelong dream. But how to make it happen? In How to Be an Artist, Jerry Saltz, one of the art world’s most celebrated and passionate voices, offers an indispensable handbook for creative people of all kinds. From the first sparks of inspiration—and how to pursue them without giving in to self-doubt—Saltz offers invaluable insight into what really matters to emerging artists: originality, p...