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

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
ISBN:9780761169253
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About Austin Kleon

I make art with words and books with pictures. Author of


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

  • Jesse (JesseTheReader)

    this book was incredible. i feel so inspired and motivated! ...

  • 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 f...

  • 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 conta...

  • 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 inspire...

  • 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, o...

  • 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 s...

  • 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...

  • 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. Au...

  • Soheil

    "تنها هنرى كه براى هميشه خواهم آموخت،چيزى است كه بتوانم آن را بدزدم"-ديويد بووىچگونه يك ايده پرداز خلاق و اصيل ...

  • Kathryn Patterson

    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...