Creativity Incubator

By ARHuelsenbeck | Articles designed to help you rise to the next level of creativity.

The creative power of the impossible

“What I want, is for you to run at each other as fast as you can, crash into each other and then fall to the floor….”<p>This was once a request from a …

Creativity

Creative Juice #54

• The guitar in art.<br>• Beautiful modern quilts.<br>• Man’s best friend.<br>• The loveliest GIFs ever.<br>• I always love seeing Suhita Shirodkar’s sketches.<br>• When I was in …

How To Channel Your Creative Badass

You know those perfect writing days, where you float to the page with your creativity on overdrive, and the words just flow? Yeah, me either. I wish …

17 Great Ideas for Your Next Project (Roundup)

Need an idea for your next creative endeavor? Whether you’re a blogger, a writer, an artist, or a little bit of everything, here are some terrific …

Arrange your time and tasks according to these seven categories, and you’ll be a creativity machine

Art is hard. Creative insights are hard to predict, and just when it gets difficult, your mind immediately jumps to a distraction: something easier …

Creativity

Stop Consuming. Start Creating.

How to be a Doer.Photo by Twenty20.<i>Originally posted on</i> <i>Quora</i><i> by</i> <i>Josh Fechter</i><i>.</i>After a year of hard learning lessons as a founder, I lost my company.I …

Productivity

Releasing the Inner Creative

"<b>If you hear a voice within you say, 'You cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced</b>." - Vincent Van Gogh<p>"<b>True</b> …

Famous Creatives Answer the Question "Where Do Ideas Come From?"

Copying others? Wandering around observing things? Or just showing up to work?<p>At design school, one of my professors said that Frank Lloyd Wright …

Creativity

Chop wood and carry water.

It’s a large part of your creativity<p>My grandmother was a knitter. Whenever she had a free minute — which wasn’t often in her full-time job as a nurse …

Knitting

Should We Teach Creativity or Just Stop Stifling It?

“Because I said so” is not a reason. My kids shouldn’t (and often don’t) accept it. And neither should employees.<p>And most of us don’t want rote …

6 Life Changing Lessons for Creatives From Neil Gaiman

In this article of Neil Gaimain’s advice for creatives, I think it’s best to start with Neil’s favorite piece advice from one of his idols, Stephen …

Success

Look Away

Elle Hanley<p><i>(Reminder: Etsomnia is taking the week off. It will be back next week, tanned and rested!)</i><p>You know how I’m often drawn to artists that …

15 Creative Products of June by Cutting Edge Artists, Designers, and Makers

If you’re continually on the hunt for new and exciting things to own, you aren’t alone. We, too, scour the web for the most creative products and share some of our favorites on My Modern Met Selects—our companion site that’s like your personal shopper. There, we celebrate unique items from makers …

Shopping

Creative Juice #49

Are you ready for a baker’s dozen doses of inspiration?<p>Have you noticed how everything is coming up Wonder Woman? (Haven’t seen it yet. Probably …

Annual LOOK AGAIN Summer Challenge - Debbie Ridpath Ohi (Twitter: @inkyelbows)

Welcome to the <b>Third</b> <b>Annual Summer "Look Again" Challenge For Young Artists and Writers</b>!<p>If you got here accidentally, be sure to visit my main LOOK …

Giant Geometry: Public Art Project! (A Zen Librarian)

Artist Lucy Sparrow Opens an Entire Convenience Store of Handmade Felt Products in Manhattan

If you have a late-night hankering for some felty gefilte fish or a bottle of fermented fabric, be sure to stop by 8 ‘Til Late, the newest temporary …

The Life

Ever wondered why history’s great minds including Isaac Newton, Abraham Lincoln, Andy Warhol, Leonardo Da Vinci, Marcus Aurelius, Charles Darwin, …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Video Games Redefine the Classics

Tracy Fullerton, a game designer at the University of Southern California (USC), has felt a connection to Henry David Thoreau’s <i>Walden</i> ever since her …

Creative Writing

These Summer Writing Prompts Are Hot, Hot, Hot! - Writer's Relief, Inc.

These may be the lazy, hazy days of summer, but that doesn’t mean you should take a vacation from writing! Keep your creative writing skills sharp …

Sparkle

Josh Kirsch comes from a very creative family. The Kirsch brothers, Jeremy, Jesse, and Josh, operated the <i>Harlingen Haunted House</i> in their parents’ …

Creative Playground

One of my fondest childhood memories is of the hours I spent at the playground in the park near my New Jersey home in the 1950s. Two ancient swing …

Guest Post: The Untold Story Behind Vincent van Gogh’s Success…by Jeff Goins

Not every mom puts her kids’ drawings on the refrigerator. Some mothers are critical, even cruel. And to be fair, some drawings are just not that …

Inspiration Roundup

I confess—I spend a lot of time reading online. Because I blog, I like to see what other people are writing on their blogs. I also research topics …

BROKEN CRAYON SERIES - Debbie's Illustrations - Debbie Ridpath Ohi (Twitter: @inkyelbows)

Debbie Ridpath Ohi reads, writes and illustrates for young people. Every few weeks, she shares new art, writing and resources; subscribe below. …