“Steal Like an Artist” and 9 other tips for creating amazing things

Austin Kleon posted a presentation that he gave at a college last week, “How to Steal Like an Artist (And 9 Other Things Nobody Told Me),” and it’s chock-full of great advice and perspectives. For example: “Your job is to collect ideas. The best way to collect ideas is to read. Read, read, read, read, […]

I feel animated, even a little mad

I’ve received many compliments on my new Twitter avatar. These compliments are nice, and yet I feel like I’m cheating in accepting them because the avatar took no creativity on my part whatsoever. In fact, you can have a very similar avatar (or iPhone background or Facebook picture or desktop background) in a few minutes. […]