Creativity needs attention but multi-tasking hurts our ability to focus. Our pre-frontal cortex can only work on one thing at a time.
Once upon a time, an amazing photo popped up in my Instagram feed. This is the process I followed to paint The Black Castle.
If you want be unstoppable, you have to understand the creative process. By knowing where you are in the cycle, you reduce unrealistic expectations and the possibility of getting blocked.
The right movie can inspire my creativity. If your muse needs a nudge, here are three I revisited recently that might help.
The passing of David Bowie and Alan Rickman got me thinking about their examples of creative risk-taking. What could I learn from them about courage?