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Creative Jumpstart: Draw Your Music

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It’s time for your creative jumpstart. This week, let’s talk music.

Visual artists, photographers, writers, we need our music. Think about how much your creativity flows when listening to good vibes.

So what do I mean by drawing your music? Simple. Grab a pencil, pen or heck even a paintbrush and let’s get to work.  Continue reading Creative Jumpstart: Draw Your Music

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Creative Jumpstart: Create In Black and White

Black and White

Last week I spoke about shading and how you can spark your creativity. Today, let’s talk about that creative spark through making art in black and white.

I love a good, powerful, black and white image. Think about the last time you saw a beautifully composed photo in black and white, how did it make you feel?

What about a drawing?  Continue reading Creative Jumpstart: Create In Black and White

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Creative Jump Start: Draw Your Breakfast

Creative Jumpstart

Creative Jumpstart

I talk so much about creativity and trying to find that creative spark, but how do you actually “be” creative? For me, I’m a drawing and picture-taking fiend…usually.

But being creative every day is challenging.

There are so many times when finding that “thing” to spark the creativity is hard. I know it doesn’t have to be, but I know that it is.

I know that you struggle too. So many people want to incorporate more creativity into their daily lives. They just don’t have the ideas or the time.

So I’m starting something new here on the blog and I hope it’s helpful. If not, I’ll find something else.  Continue reading Creative Jump Start: Draw Your Breakfast

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Why You Can’t Hesitate To Be Creative

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Creativity isn’t a destination. I’ve finally accepted this as the truth about my creative process.

What about you?

Creativity is a journey. It’s a long, sometimes slow, sometimes fast, occasionally boring, usually tedious voyage through life.

But it’s a daily grind. A mission that’s personal and imperative. It’s wonderful.  Continue reading Why You Can’t Hesitate To Be Creative

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The Creative Person’s Manifesto

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What does it mean to be creative?

Creative defined is:  relating to or involving the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work.

 But what does it really mean to be creative?

Continue reading The Creative Person’s Manifesto