Book of the week - Steal Like an Artist
“You have to dress up for the job you want, not the job you have, and you have to start doing the work you want to be doing.”
― Austin Kleon, Steal Like an Artist
In today’s era, we can understand the value of this quote. Everyone is wants to do something but they are enable to do so because of some bondage.
To fight yourself and the bondage in your which is not letting you come out of the comfort zone this week’s book is a must read, especially if you’re a teenager and looking for some guidance on starting something creative.
Not trying to give much spoilers about the tips and tricks mentioned in the book, I will try to give a brief summary about what this book emphasises on.
The book starts with a message stating “You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself”. Well, it’s true for most of the people out there who are struggling to find the creative side of themselves.
Further, the author goes on to state few tips and tricks which he wished he knew when he was the age of an average college student. He has also shared some amazing quotes, positive messages for the reader, graphic looks and illustrations in the book to make the inner creativity of the reader to embark his/her journey.
He also has set out some exercises and examples for the reader to get more in touch with his/her creative side.
“Copy your heroes. Examine where you fall short. What’s in there that makes you different? That’s what you should amplify and transform into your own work.”― Austin Kleon, Steal Like an Artist