Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
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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 with their artistic side.

Title:Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:160 pages

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

  • Peter Derk
    Nov 26, 2012

    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 f...

  • Natalie
    May 03, 2016

    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 inspire...

  • Ariel
    May 05, 2015

    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, o...

  • Nancy
    Mar 12, 2014

    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 s...

  • El
    Mar 04, 2014

    (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...

  • Elyse
    Apr 25, 2017

    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. Au...

  • Kathryn Patterson
    Aug 12, 2012

    I find it difficult to review "Steal Like an Artist" because the book is an amalgamation of advice, anecdotes, and uncommon sense. Austin Kleon writes in an easy-to-follow style, instructing readers a...

  • Carmen Sisson
    Jun 13, 2012

    I'm undecided on this book. While I appreciate the premise — draw inspiration from people you admire and surround yourself with good role models — I'm uneasy with the "steal" concept.The title gra...

  • Carlos De Eguiluz
    Apr 23, 2017

    Bien dijo George Orwell en "1984": "Los mejores libros son los que nos dicen lo que ya sabemos".Fue bastante agradable comprender que no estoy solo en esto de la escritura, que todos tenemos problemas...

  • Hanne
    Nov 19, 2012

    Reading this book might be the fastest thing my bosses ever asked me to do.This is a wonderful little book with advice on creativity that makes you think. I'm pretty sure i didn't grasp the whole thin...