Tag: Creativity

Creative Waves: Permission to Begin Again

Creative Waves: Permission to Begin Again

Artists and creatives all go through creative waves. There are times when inspiration is all around. Exhibitions are on the calendar, grant proposals are getting submitted, art is being made. There are also times when it feels like creativity is running dry, you receive more…

Stop Believing You’re Not Creative

Stop Believing You’re Not Creative

There are a variety of reasons why artists and creatives may doubt their creative skills. Some doubts sprout from starting a creative career later in life, not having a “real” studio space or strong body of work. Sometimes we’ve taken a break from our work…

How Creative Rest Impacts Your Artistic Success

How Creative Rest Impacts Your Artistic Success

If you have recently pushed through a project or commission, achieved a big goal, or just had a large exhibition, you can end feeling great about your achievement but feel creatively burnt out. The best thing for you is some creative rest, literally and figuratively.…

The Blank Canvas: Finding Inspiration

The Blank Canvas: Finding Inspiration

Seeking inspiration can be difficult in a world of ads, social media, and the latest trends switching daily. With Pinterest and Instagram as the new ways to “get inspired,” these sources of inspiration are mere time-suckers. A few minutes of looking at posts and pins…

Care for Creatives: Managing Your Wellness

Care for Creatives: Managing Your Wellness

When you flip through an art career book, you won’t find a section about artist self-care. Self-care is generally not associated with the technical or business skills of being an artist, but managing your health and wellness is essential to your longevity, creativity, and overall…