Reading: Steal Like An Artist
Author: Austin Kleon
"You might be scared to start. That’s natural. There’s this very real thing that runs rampant in educated people. It’s called “impostor syndrome.”
The clinical definition is a “psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to internalize their accomplishments.” It means that you feel like a phony, like you’re just winging it, that you really don’t have any idea what you’re doing.
Guess what: None of us do. Ask anybody doing truly creative work, and they’ll tell you the truth: They don’t know where the good stuff comes from. They just show up to do their thing. Every day." Pg. 27-28
"Inspiration is for amateurs — the rest of us just show up and get to work" – Painter Chuck Close
Creative, teacher, parent, what ever you do... "show up...every day" - great reminder for all of us. - Jason