Failure in life is inevitable and bouncing back from failure is the most fundamentally creative thing we can do.
Through day to day practice we learn our craft and we begin to inundate our lives in our creativity.
A simple exercise to use your art reference collection for the power of good (creativity)!
The professional loves her work. She is invested in it wholeheartedly. But she does not forget that the work is not her.
Twyla Tharp in her book The Creative Habit, lists her fears and dispels each one.
The more I read books about great creators the more I see how we’ve misunderstood talent.
Twyla Tharp is one of America’s greatest choreographers and she has a ton of wisdom in her book The Creative Habit.
Imposter Syndrome. It’s basically internal thoughts that you’re a phony, fake, sham, etc… And sooner or later someone will find out that you’re a fraud.
You know the aphorism “fake it till you make it”? Well Chase Jarvis has a better one. “Make it till you make it”!
On this episode we’re going completely unscripted, unedited in a single take and having some fun updating everyone on the latest changes with CreateQuest and our lives.
We don’t come out of the womb knowing who we are. In the beginning, we learn by pretending to be our heroes. We learn by copying.
True lasting motivation lies within positive thinking!
Life already has its own host of negative consequences. We don’t need to add more.
Tidying up is not just something your mother told you to do, it’s a powerful habit that can keep your creativity soaring.
Establishing and keeping a routine can be even more important than having a lot of time.
The act of creation can be a lonely one. You should get used to the feeling, and get used to YOUR feelings. This little self-exploration exercise is one of my many go-to activities at the beginning of the day.
Resistance outwits the amateur with the oldest trick in the book; It uses his own enthusiasm against him.
Chase Jarvis in Creative Calling tells about an encounter with a woman during an event.
“All of us are pros in one area; our jobs. We get a paycheck. We work for money. We are professionals. “
Everything can look right from the outside and still leave you feeling hollow.
It’s not something you’re born with. You need to work on it. Cultivate it.
Have you ever wondered why artists get so upset about their work getting copied
Showing up on your worst days and making progress on your creative habit is hard.
One of my favorite reads to date is Creative Calling by Chase Jarvis. I particularly love his thoughts on motivation and creative cross-training.