4 Secret Ways to Become a Creative Guru

Do you ever feel like you’re just not creative? Or perhaps that you’ve simply run out of creativity (especially when you need it the most)? I readily admit to feeling both quite frequently. This semester, I found myself under the pressure of having to consistently whip up original, witty and innovative content just to pass my classes. Oftentimes, I would turn in an assignment and wonder how I … Continue reading 4 Secret Ways to Become a Creative Guru

Sketchbooks and Doodlepads : A Glance Inside Some Creative Minds

There is no set standard for what creativity looks like exactly. Your brand of creativity is as unique as you are. Take a look inside the minds of several artists from around the world by looking at the pages of their notebooks, and you’ll see what I mean! “Sketchbook Style” on Flickr “Sketchbook Secrets: 50 Beautiful Sketchbook Scans” on Design Instruct “The Largest Collection of Sketchbooks” … Continue reading Sketchbooks and Doodlepads : A Glance Inside Some Creative Minds

How to Overcome “I’m Just Not Creative”

“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt” – Sylvia Plath This quote is truer than true, is it not? I can’t count how many times I’ve heard people say, “I’m just not a creative kind of person…” But what does that even mean? Creativity picks some people over others? There are many misconceptions about creativity lurking about in this world, and this is a rather prevalent one. … Continue reading How to Overcome “I’m Just Not Creative”

See the World through your Sketchbook

“What should I draw?” Friends, we say this far too often, and it certainly is a bit demoralizing to hear this phrase spill out of your own mouth. To make this seemingly innocent inquiry is to confess a dry reservoir of creativity, an inability to think up original, satisfying ideas. Aren’t artists supposed to be “the creative ones”? The innovators who need no inspiration or prompt? … Continue reading See the World through your Sketchbook