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Creative Jolt! 6 Ways to Get Inspired

Elisha-Rio Apilado

Look to the Past


Art has evolved in so many ways throughout time. It’s even inspired by and inspires social trends, historical events and technology. There are a number of art movements from art nouveau to pop art and so many more and taking a look at the artwork of masters like Leonardo de Vinci or Pablo Picasso can be very inspiring. Ever wonder what they we inspired by?

Although graphic and art trends are continuously moving forward and fast, they all come from an origin. Don’t ever be afraid to look back at art’s roots. Borrowing ideas and twisting them into your own perspective is a great exercise for an artist. Just remember, claiming another artists’ work as your own is not inspiration — that is stealing! Borrow ideas and create newer ones, don’t just steal and claim as your own.

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