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

byAustin Kleon

Paperback | February 28, 2012

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

Austin Kleon is a writer who draws. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work! His work has been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, PBS Newshour, and in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal. He also speaks frequently about creativity in the digital age for such organizations as Pix...
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Title:Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being CreativeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 6.06 X 6 X 0.56 inShipping dimensions:160 pages, 6.06 X 6 X 0.56 inPublished:February 28, 2012Publisher:Workman Publishing CoLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0761169253

ISBN - 13:9780761169253

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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