Artist's Book and other Recommendations

Ayami Garcia

Artist Level: All levels

For Motivation:

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield
Show Your Work by Austin Kleon
Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

How to learn better:

The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin

When you forget why you’re doing this:

Ego is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield – (again)

When you’re afraid to make mistakes:

How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams

When you start looking for your style/ branding:

Purple Cow by Seth Godin

For Inspiration:

Any Studio Ghibli/ Miyazaki Film – I know its not a book, but man do I feel so refreshed after watching these!

My favorite is Castle in the Sky.

I would like to keep this an on-going post to add more books as I find them. Please let me know in the comments below if you’ve also had an impact from these amazing authors :)

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