It's time to put your creative mind to the test. You are about to become a Kleptomaniac - not stealing physical things but ideas - collecting ideas and using your creative mind making them your own. Use this book to its fullest and you will know how to "steal like and artist, not a jerk".
Nothing is completely original. Every "new" idea originates from previous ideas. This journal is a workbook of various exercises to help strengthen your skills in being a creative Kleptomaniac. Some of the exercises can be a little testing but enjoyable when completed. The book tests both your imaginative and creative skills and when completed, you will surely be a creative Kleptomaniac. Some readers might think that the concept of this book is to rehash old ideas but this is not so. The book allows the reader to look at both old and current ideas and use these to create new ideas - that is the goal.
This is a GREAT book!!!! I am now a "Creative Kleptomaniac”.
From the New York Times bestselling author of Steal Like an Artist and Show Your Work! comes an interactive journal and all-in-one logbook to get your creative juices flowing, and keep a record of your ideas and discoveries.
The Steal Like an Artist Journal is the next step in your artistic journey. It combines Austin Kleon’s unique and compelling ideas with the physical quality that makes journals like Moleskines so enormously popular. Page after page of ideas, prompts, quotes, and exercises are like a daily course in creativity. There are lists to fill in—Ten Things I Want to Learn, Ten 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 in the Speech Balloons. Pro and con charts—What Excites You?/What Drains You?
The journal has an elastic band for place-marking and a special pocket in the back—a “swipe file” to store bits and pieces of inspiration. Because if you want to steal like an artist, you need a place to keep your loot.