Bauhaus artist Paul Klee found himself possessed by color after an influential trip to Tunisia. But time spent in Italy informed his art as well.
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 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.
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.
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.
“Creativity is Essentially a Lonely Art . . . An Even Lonelier Struggle” – Lou Dorfsman
See and read my imperfect works at my website.
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.
You can make creativity into an everyday thing in seven steps by focusing on the everyday.
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.
We think of barriers quite literally, as physical obstacles in our paths. But barriers can be much more debilitating to our creativity when we impose them upon ourselves. “As long […]