Well not steal exactly. More like borrow, be inspired by, pay attention to the great creative geniuses that inspire our work. In our information loaded world, Kleon believes that we have the roadmaps to success and creativity. No matter your chosen field, look to the masters and see what and who inspired them. Follow the chain all the way to the originals. Pick up pieces along the way and make them your own.
Kleon believes that there are no original ideas and he has a point. So instead of worrying about being the next original, be the next best you. Take inspiration from everywhere and merge it to create work that is definitely you! Luckily he gives you 10 tips to get on the road to finding your own creativity.
This is a great little book, filled with inspirational and motivational quotes. A perfect read to stoke your creative embers and have you finding inspiration everywhere.
Steal Like An Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative available on Amazon, $9