Tag: creative block

  • Hidden In The Most Unlikely Places

    Hidden In The Most Unlikely Places

    “We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, If This Isn’t Nice, What Is?: Advice for the Young Perhaps the point of childhood is to learn all the creative skills we will need as adults, in addition to all the other important lessons. Having…

  • 5 Ways To Fuel Creative Inspiration

    5 Ways To Fuel Creative Inspiration

    As an artist, it’s important to discover and keep up with the work of other artists in your field. This helps you shake things up by exploring concepts, styles and creations that are different from the ones that have been on replay in your brain . It’s also good to know what the competition is…

  • The search for creativity

    The search for creativity

    Creativity is the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality. Creativity is characterised by the ability to perceive the world in new ways, to find hidden patterns, to make connections between seemingly unrelated phenomena, and to generate solutions. Creativity involves two processes: thinking, and producing. Creativity is the process of bringing something new…

  • Top artists reveal how to find creative inspiration

    Top artists reveal how to find creative inspiration

    For fear of making us sound like the Waltons, my band [Elbow] are a huge source of inspiration for me. They’re my peers, my family; when they come up with something impressive, it inspires me to come up with something equally impressive. Spending time in your own head is important. When I was a boy, I…

  • Stop Waiting For Creative Inspiration

    Stop Waiting For Creative Inspiration

    There are times when you really have to be creative. In many of these situations, you may feel stuck. Nothing is coming to mind. Every time you think about the problem, you get frustrated. And since frustration is painful, you procrastinate. Time ticks by. The deadline creeps closer. Still, inspiration eludes you while the anxiety…

  • Kickstart your creativity

    Kickstart your creativity

    Out of fresh ideas? These inspiring talks offer the kick-in-the-pants you need to unleash your creative spirit. Is your school or workplace divided between the “creatives” versus the practical people? Yet surely, David Kelley suggests, creativity is not the domain of only a chosen few. Telling stories from his legendary design career and his own…

  • Six Ways to Find Creative Inspiration

    Six Ways to Find Creative Inspiration

    As a creative agency, we’d be pretty doomed if we gave up every time we were blocked. Luckily, we’ve learned how to deal with it. We asked a few of the leading creative minds around the agency for strategies they use to move beyond the dreaded block. Their answers ranged from starting with the data…