If there’s only one takeaway I want you to have after reading this entire post, it’s that practicing resourcefulness through finding alternatives and visualizing outcomes will help you become a more inspired, more imaginative creative.
If you record your feelings about your work every time you end a creative session, you’ll soon have a reference to turn to when you feel frustrated, a personalized source of direction that can help guide you into new creative paths.
What does it take to make an artist? Is it really a matter of being born with talent or does it take desire, courage and commitment as it says in the title? Or is there something else needed in order to “be an artist”? This book examines the need for formal education as well as the personal qualities required to be an artist.
An Adobe study discovered that people identified more good ideas than bad while walking, and that a residual effect from the walking session gave them more and better ideas while sitting than the control group of all-sitters.