5 Unique Ways to Get Creative Juices Flowing

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This article was originally published on FineArtTips.com. Whether you are a writer, a painter or a creative person of any sort, there’s nothing more intimidating than staring at a blank canvas. At times, it feels daunting and can even cause anxiety. After all, a step in any direction is the first step down a creative pathway… …and what if it’s the ... Full Story

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    How Proving the Exception Makes an Artist Successful

    How Proving the Exception Makes an Artist Successful
    Dear Dr. Maisel: I don’t see that many artists really making it. Is there something special I should be doing to help myself stand out from the pack? Martha R., Los Angeles Thanks, Martha. Tens of millions of people produce visual art of one sort or another. It is a straightforward matter of supply and demand that not all of these ...
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    Finding Your Own Artistic Voice

    Finding Your Own Artistic Voice
    Dear Dr. Maisel: I’ve been painting for a long time but I have the feeling that I still haven’t found my own voice as an artist. Do you have any suggestions for how an artist can go about discovering what she really wants to say? Leslie T., Flagstaff Thank you, Leslie. Artists may work for a very long time, even a ...
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    Keep Your Creative Career Fresh

    Keep Your Creative Career Fresh
    As designers, it's essential that we stay inspired, motivated, and continue to learn and evolve in our craft. Given the opportunity to shift roles in this industry, it's important to stay fresh and keep the creative options wide open. Following are some techniques that can help clear and prepare your brain for original design thinking. Keep your eyes wide open Inspiration ...
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    Make Your Childhood Dream Career a Reality

    Make Your Childhood Dream Career a Reality
    What do you want to be when you grow up? Do you think we ever stop asking ourselves that question? It seems to be one of life’s great mysteries. When I was young I yearned to be a child prodigy. It seemed an easy way out. Let fate and genetics take the wheel, it was exhausting trying to sort life out ...
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    Expanding Your Creative Repertoire

    Expanding Your Creative Repertoire
    Dear Dr. Maisel: I have a certain style and I’m pretty comfortable doing what I currently do. But I also have the itch to stretch and try some new things. Do you have any suggestions for how I might expand my repertoire? Lionel F., Detroit Thanks, Lionel. There may be some new creative projects that you want to begin or some ...
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