Tag Archives: creativity

Embrace Your Inability To Be Original, Be A Thief

7 May Two guys ready to steal all of your good ideas
Children Breaking into a house via the side window

Be Original, Steal Everything

There is one thing that I learned very early on as a designer and as a person in general; nothing is original. We have never and will never create something that is truly original. All we are able to do is steal from one another and add our own experiences or modifications to whatever it may be. We are all thieves of each other. It’s not your fault, it’s just the nature of the way the world works. Everything in nature steals from each other, and as an artist, so should you. Continue reading

Regain Your Creativity: Fighting The Creativity Block

18 Sep

There is nothing worse than working on a project and “losing” your creative powers. In reality, you didn’t lose them at all, but rather your state of mind is just simply not where it needs to be. This can be brought on by all sorts of different things like; a lack of sleep, wear out from work, unpleasant home situations, stress, other things happening in your life, or just a lack of motivation to do your job…. err, I mean project. If you feel continually unmotivated and you run into frequent creativity blocks, you should rethink your job and possibly your career. If you made it past that last sentence, here are some steps or actions (in no particular order) you can take to help restore your creative juices and get going again! Continue reading