Tag: Austin Kleon

  • Hope this finds you well — Inspiration is  a distraction

      I enjoy Austin Keon’s stuff — one of the newsletters I have not unsubbed from. Lifted type collages The thing is I get inspired.  I’d love to do collage like that – I carry around a paste stick — and use it too!! But Inspiration is  a distraction.   Keep the focus!    

  • The Reader and the Writer

    Just read this here: The reader is the musician of the book https://austinkleon.com/2018/04/23/shelf-life-2/ “Books are frozen voices, in the same way that musical scores are frozen music. The score is a way of transmitting the music to someone who can play it, releasing it into the air where it can once more be heard. And […]

  • Austin Kleon & doing art.

    I’m a fan. I get his newsletter and calendars. Look at this beautifully crafted blog post. Inspiring in content and also in form. This would win a blog Oscar if there were one. https://austinkleon.com/2017/07/13/want-to-be-an-artist-watch-groundhog-day/ Such a simple point. Do a little art everyday. Presented by a thousand art coaches, but here it is fresh and […]