About a year or so ago I read Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon. It was very instrumental in my creative adventures because it helped me see that I don’t have to be an artistic genius just to try different art forms.
I don’t have to be Picasso to paint.
I don’t have to be Nabokov to write.
I don’t have to be anyone but me to do anything creative.
Many good points are made in the book. I was especially glad to see the one that stated “don’t wait until you know who you are to get started.” Shwew. Because I just don’t really know who I am artistically, hence these adventures in creativity to find out. Continue reading