A sunflower about to bloom is filled with intrigue. It’s poised on the verge of emergence and seems so hopeful, just like the creative spirit. Here are a few ideas to awaken yours.
A shelfie seems like a generous way to share your library of ideas, instead of your silly selfie face. Shelfies also reveal how unique you think your intellect is, but they can show how deep is your soul.
Are you at your desk, in front of your laptop? Are you at your easel, in front of your canvas? Great. If an idea comes, you’ll be ready for it.
Nature can inspire, enlighten and intrigue you in ways that bring meaning to your art.
Robert Frost’s 1916 poem still holds meaning for me, and finds its way into my photography, and my life.
Inspiration by Graphic: It’s all about you. Who you are is what you make, and what you make of it.
Look up. You can retrain your eyes to shoot above and beyond and indulge in some sky writing.
You are an inexhaustible fountain of ideas. If you don’t believe it, find some inspiration among writers writing on writing.
A closeup photograph can offer you an inside look at your subject’s true meaning.
If you dream in green and ice cream, you may want to dive inside a pistachio-colored booth at Austin’s Amy’s Ice Cream.
There’s no need to make the creative process into a big mystery to outsiders, or even yourself. It all comes from your influences.
You won’t be noticed, much less discovered—there is too much competition from the entire global community for your one little drop in the big web bucket to get found. Instead, start local, where your roots are.
“Creativity is Essentially a Lonely Art . . . An Even Lonelier Struggle” – Lou Dorfsman
In Austin, Texas, we take our local landmarks seriously, and our city ordinances decree that new high-rise condos must not exceed the height of our beloved homegrown businesses.
“We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.” —Joseph Campbell