Do you find that creativity ebbs and flows? In this episode we discuss how we face the challenge of not feeling very creative while recognising there will be other times […]
Taking yourself on a creative date is one of the best ways to nurture yourself as an artist.
The need to create: blessing or curse?!
This is my process for sifting through my collections of “inspiration” (all secondary sources) to tune in to what it is that interests me, and what I’d like to explore […]
Everyone knows that I was inspired by my trip to the far north of Scotland, and I have an enduring love of wild seascapes, but what you may not know […]
In this episode I chat to textile artist, tutor and author, Kim Thittichai about her inspirations, and what prompted her to move from the south coast of England to the […]
This week Gina and I are talking about inspiration: what it is, what it isn’t, and what to do with it when we’ve got it! Is inspiration the same as […]
My inspiration for many years has been plants, particularly their structure: stems, leaves, seed pods, branching patterns, it’s all good. I even applied to do Botany at university. It all […]
In this episode, we talk about holidays that are just for us, whether that’s going somewhere to be inspired by the location and being guided on how to respond to it in our art, having a holiday with like-minded people and mixing art with leisure, taking a break to reflect on our art, or perhaps going somewhere for an intense few days of learning something new.
Creative block. A complete dearth of ideas. For a “creative person” who makes their living from their creativity, that’s a pretty serious and painful situation. Over the past few years […]