Steal Like an Artist
Score: 4
From 3,313 Ratings

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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”)...

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....

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....

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...

Creative  Inc
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

Creative Inc


  • Author : Joy Deangdeelert Cho
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2010-07-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0811879844


Creative Inc Book Description :

As the hipster classic Craft, Inc. did for crafters, this book will teach all types of creatives illustrators, photographers, graphic designers, animators, and more how to build a successful business doing what they love. Freelancing pros Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho explain everything from creating a standout portfolio to navigating the legal issues of starting a business. Accessible, spunky, and packed with practical advice, Creative, Inc. is an essential for anyone ready to strike out on their own....

How to Steal Like an Author

How to Steal Like an Author


  • Author : Dean R. Giles
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-05-17
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1533319499


How to Steal Like an Author Book Description :

Steal Like an Author is a creativity book that can boost creativity for authors and others alike. Have you ever wondered why some people are more creative than others and produce more creative things than others? In this handbook for writers and others, principles of creativity are uncovered, activities and exercises that improve creativity are disclosed, and how to apply that creativity to writing is exposed. This creativity manual is a virtual secret garden or an enchanted forest that beacons readers into their own creative haven, where they can recognize their own creative special talents and leverage the inspiration of others to produce truly unique works. Everyone Can Be Creative Everyone can be creative. Creativity is an action and a habit. Thi...