I will be at Asheville Art in the Park this Saturday. One of the unique aspects of Asheville Art in the Park is that it is a local art market that gives back to the community by donating 10% of all sales to a local non-profit organization, which I think is very cool.
If you have kids, you probably recognize Olivia, the book character on the picture below. And if you have kids and don’t know who Olivia is, you should run to the bookstore and get some of Ian Falconer’s books because they are incredibly creative and fun.
If you ever feel like your inspiration took a vacation, just give yourself a break and go to a good concert, talk about the stuff that you like with a friend or other creative types, visit a bookstore, and check out other artists and designers to get re-inspired to find your own voice and style. Finding your own expression can be a challenge sometimes, but you have to remember that everything in life is a process and give yourself the necessary mental fuel to feed the creative flame!
Today is a good day to let go of all the sad and bad things that happened this year, and to look forward to a brighter future with hope and a positive, creative attitude.
Sometimes we get stuck with an idea, and when we forget about it by focusing on something else, the solution just pops up like magic. That’s when the mind gets out of the way and lets our wisdom come through…