Austin Kleon is a curious, high-spirited person. He looks at everything he does as an opportunity to learn something about his craft and be more creative (watch on Youtube using the link below).
In this interview, learn how Austin taught himself to be an artist, and how he believes that showing your work to others is a catalyst for inspiration no matter what you do.
Austin Kleon had always thought he would never be able to support himself with his art. Though would be able to make a living doing what he loved – writing – he never thought it would be totally on his terms. But Austin looked at every side job he took as an opportunity to learn something about his art. In this interview, you’ll learn how Austin taught himself to be an artist, and how he believes that showing your work is a catalyst for inspiration no matter what you do.
Since Austin would prefer not to toot his own horn, we’ll do it for him. He’s the NYT-bestselling author of three illustrated books, and one of the most insightful voices on the topic of creativity. He’s been featured on media institutions like NPR’s Morning Edition, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and PBS Newshour. He speaks for organizations such as Pixar, Google, SXSW, TEDx, and The Economist.