To be good at creating is to come up with new ideas. Structure makes this easier, but it’s still like standing at the deep end of the pool when we really want to dive in. How can we practice resourcefulness to make inspiration come easily?
ways to build creativity
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.
In conjunction with my last post, I thought I’d share a fun way that I use sometimes to get out of the “expectation” mode and into the “focus” mode. There are just some days when I want to make something but have no idea what to draw or paint. Those are the days when I
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.