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Ideas in cars, honking
“CHAPPELLE: Sometimes the offering drives. If I [have] an idea, it should drive. It’s like the idea says, “Get in the car.” And I’m like, “Where am I going?” And the idea says, “Don’t worry, I’m driving.” And then you just get there.”
creativity  Kleon 
february 2019 by carlrustung
Finding your way with maps
Maps can tell stories and make arguments, as well as show you where to go.
maps  austin  kleon  stories  illustration  inspiration 
october 2018 by timstahmer
The last thing you want to hear
Amen. Goes well with Colbert's recents thoughts on the government saying that it's biblical to rip children from their parents at the borders.
kleon  bible 
june 2018 by djtrischler
The creative learning spiral
This is a diagram I copied out of Mitchel Resnick’s book, Lifelong Kindergarten. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how essential it is to stop thinking of our creative lives in terms of linear progress and think of them instead as cyclical, seasonal, and non-linear.
diagram  creativity  austin  kleon  mitch  resnick  spiral 
march 2018 by timstahmer
Want to be an artist? Watch Groundhog Day.
The creative journey is not one in which at the end you wake up in some mythical, happy, foreign land. The creative journey is one in which you wake up every day, like Phil, with more work to do.
advice  inspiration  art  creativity  austin  kleon  article 
february 2018 by timstahmer

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