The Steal Like an Artist Journal : A Notebook for Creative Kleptomaniacs
About the book
Following Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work!, both New York Times bestsellers with 614,000 copies in print, The Steal Like an Artist Journal is the next step in the journey. It combines Kleon's unique and compelling ideas on being creative with the physical quality that makes journals like Moleskines so enormously popular. Its page after page of ideas, prompts, quotes, and exercises are like a daily course in creativity a portable workshop and sourcebook of inspiration. Each spread has one page offering a prompt or exercise, and the other blank for writing, drawing, doodling, whatever. There are lists to fill in, 10 Things I Want to Learn, 10 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 you), and Fill the Speech Balloons. Pro and con charts. What Excites You?/What Drains You?
Austin Kleon Biography
Austin Kleon (born 1983) is a New York Times bestselling author of five books: Steal Like an Artist; Show Your Work!; Keep Going; Steal Like An Artist Journal; and Newspaper Blackout.Kleon's works focus on creativity in today's world. He has spoken at organizations such as Pixar, Google, and TEDx, and at conferences such as The Economist's Human Potential Summit and SXSW.
Early lifeOn June 16, 1983, Kleon was born in Circleville, Ohio, United States. Kleon's father was an associate professor at Ohio State University. Kleon's mother was a school counsellor and later a school principal. Kleon has two half brothers and a step sister. Kleon graduated as a valedictorian in high school.
EducationKleon attended Miami University in Ohio.
CareerKleon started his career in a public library in Cleveland, Ohio. While working in a library, Kleon became a blogger and posted his poems. Kleon also taught library users how to use computers. Kleon taught himself HTML and CSS. In Austin, Texas, Kleon became a web designer for the law school at University of Texas. Kleon published his poems as Newspaper Blackout. After Kleon's first book was published, he became a copywriter for Spring box, a digital ad agency.Kleon's work has been translated into over a dozen languages and featured on major media.Kleon publishes a weekly newsletter to 70,000+ subscribers.
Personal lifeKleon lives in Austin, Texas with his family.
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|Languages:||| English ||
|Illustrations:||B+W art throughout|
|Publication date:||Oct. 6, 2015|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||New York, United States|