There’s a belief that all the great artists are inspired, that what makes their work wonderful is a brilliant idea or new insight. But this is just a myth. A single moment of brilliance can be blinding to the rest of us, but there’s more to it than that. You can’t make use of inspiration if you don’t know how to use your medium. Great art comes from lots of work, which can be summed up in one word: practice.Continue reading Waiting for Inspiration? Spend the Time Practicing
We want our creative work to be fast and easy. Inspiration is the word we use for the magical shortcut. But is it worth the wait?
If I waited for inspiration, I wouldn’t write anything at all. And yet this is exactly how I approach other … More Why We Should Practice While Waiting for Inspiration