Creativity isn’t magic. It starts out simply enough — you’re copying and then you’re fiddling with whatever you’ve copied, and then you’re merging whatever you copied with something else. It’s only over time, with years of practice, that you start to get results that are breakthrough.

Kirby Ferguson, creator of “Everything is a Remix,” quoted in a CNN piece on DJ Spooky (Kirby and I are hosting a panel at SXSW this March)

(via austinkleon)

2 years ago  -  88 notes
  1. duckitssquid reblogged this from beerosie
  2. beerosie reblogged this from rutsandgrooves
  3. ashtronomikal reblogged this from austinkleon
  4. dezijne reblogged this from austinkleon
  5. taiyari reblogged this from austinkleon
  6. karanablue reblogged this from austinkleon
  7. hellopippybee reblogged this from austinkleon
  8. binka reblogged this from austinkleon
  9. acharmingsociopath reblogged this from austinkleon
  10. godofsmallthings reblogged this from austinkleon
  11. designovision reblogged this from austinkleon
  12. awordforlivingcreatures reblogged this from austinkleon
  13. bumblingiraffes reblogged this from monster-bunny
  14. monster-bunny reblogged this from austinkleon
  15. ixloco reblogged this from austinkleon
  16. monicaliane reblogged this from austinkleon
  17. timburrintheheartland reblogged this from austinkleon
  18. kyleclements reblogged this from austinkleon
  19. thebluemaverick reblogged this from austinkleon
  20. ruaarnold reblogged this from austinkleon
  21. thelastdaysoftheflowers reblogged this from austinkleon
  22. my-dream-land reblogged this from austinkleon
  23. awjeez reblogged this from austinkleon
  24. ashirajade reblogged this from austinkleon
the way i see the world

a-z: art, beauty, books, cities, color, design, fashion, film, food, fun, humor, imagination, joy, music, nature, people, photography, simplicity, stories, style, travel, truth