When you’re in a creative drought, just hit the road. Literally or virtually, you can juice your creative flow and find new ways of looking at old things.
Making art is messy for a reason. It’s to remind us that we won’t ever get it just right, or even close to perfect.
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.
Robert Frost’s 1916 poem still holds meaning for me, and finds its way into my photography, and my life.
You are an inexhaustible fountain of ideas. If you don’t believe it, find some inspiration among writers writing on writing.
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
Weekend inspiration from Jann Alexander and a handy little app called Notegraphy.
When creative blocks strike, and they will, you can relax, strategize, think and deal with these insights and ideas from creativity gurus.
Among the most thought-provoking pieces I discovered for the new feature I’m debuting today, #Creativity: It’s a Wrap, are those that take aim at finding balance.
Being a publisher lets me do what I love to do: write, paint, photograph, read, design, learn, share, repeat.
Creatives have to conserve energy every now and then, or risk total creative meltdown. If you’re facing a creative sinking spell, here’s how to take a big time out.
As the year ends, an unexpected prize is awarded to What’s Vanishing Next? and an opportunity to pay it forward is bestowed.