Steal to create your best work ever


Stealing’s not right, in fact, it’s a criminal offence. but not when it comes to creative thinking or good work. In fact, the best creations have evolved from other creations.

The photographer takes a beautiful picture of the sunset. Did he create that vision? Perhaps not. He borrowed it from nature. Some would say he stole it from nature. But the photographer created his interpretation of what already exists, and that is his work.

So create your version of what already exists.

Here are some tips on how best to steal:


What do you think about the above infographic? How do you feel about “stealing” to create a new creative work?

xxSerena

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2 thoughts on “Steal to create your best work ever”

  1. I’ve got to disagree – taking inspiration from something is not the same as stealing it. Look up intellectual property and IP theft. Think about artists and musicians who mention their influences. In the infographic is a quote, and if it wasn’t in quotation marks and didn’t mention who said it, it would be stealing (plagiarism, or the act of pretending to pass off someone else’s work as your own). While I do agree with a majority of what is said, it isn’t called stealing.

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