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The Creative Weekender. Have An Amazing Weekend!

Weekend

Whether you’re a professional, full-time creative, or a professional, side-hustle creative, or you just want to be more creative we all could use some inspiration.

So I’m introducing a new series of posts called, “The Creative Weekender.” Let’s face it, many of us do lots of creating during the weekends. We’re creative weekend warriors.

Each Friday I’ll share some things I find inspiring, creative, interesting or simply cool. After all, it’s a creative life, right? Continue reading The Creative Weekender. Have An Amazing Weekend!

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How To Take The Work Out Of Being Creative

Creative

Being creative is the foundation of an artist. Or at least that’s what everyone thinks. So why does being creative feel like work? Finding creativity and expressing that creativity is sometimes…lots of times….really hard.

But it doesn’t have to be.

Finding your inner creative and making stuff shouldn’t feel like work. I believe creativity is about expressing who you are and what your brain thinks. Being creative is fun. It should be fun. So how do you get past the “work” of being creative?  Continue reading How To Take The Work Out Of Being Creative

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Creative JumpStart: Immerse Yourself In History

History

I never went to art school. Instead, I went to college like many others and completed a more traditional degree in history. No, it’s not boring. In fact, studying history gave me the foundation to learn so many other things.

In fact, I’ve never stopped learning history. My favorite genre to read is history. I can’t get enough. Shhh…don’t tell anyone.

What if I told you, learning history makes your more creative? The best part too, you don’t have to spend four years of your life in school to do it either.  Continue reading Creative JumpStart: Immerse Yourself In History

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Creative JumpStart: Commitment And Courage

Courage

I blog lots about different “things” to get your creativity flowing. So this is a little off the path from an actual thing. It’s called commitment and courage.

Without commitment, you cannot succeed. Without courage, you cannot commit. All the creativity in the universe won’t help you succeed without either one.  Continue reading Creative JumpStart: Commitment And Courage

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Creative JumpStart: Goals For a New Year

Goals

A new year, a new set of 365 opportunities to create and make stuff! New years isn’t really a holiday for me. I haven’t stayed awake past 9 in years. For me, the holiday is more of a time of reflection.

A look back at the previous year. Where did I start? What did I learn? Most importantly, where do I want to go in the new year. Continue reading Creative JumpStart: Goals For a New Year