Hidden Artists is a holistic approach on how to design a life where creativity flows as a side product. But creativity is just one aspect of developing an artist mindset. It is also about being a lifelong learner, having mental toughness and physical resilience. Alecness gets his point across by combining concepts and routines from various fields such as sports, business, history and philosophy in service of your art. The form of art you do doesn’t matter. For the author, it’s songwriting, but it could be writing, painting, acting... Hidden Artists brings it all together in a step-by-step guide to living a fulfilling life as an artist—with or without a day job.

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If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. ”

— Vincent Van Gogh