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Make it Yours: How to take inspiration from others without copying their work

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Princess Lasertron explains how to take the inspiration you receive from others and apply it in an original way to your own projects.

Princess Lasertron explains how to take the inspiration you receive from others and apply it in an original way to your own projects.

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  • 1. Make it Yours how to take inspiration from others without duplicating their work@lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 2. Hey, dont bite my swagger! There is a real person behind every design. Copying results in lost opportunities :: lost revenue :: less employment Be aware of copyright infringement laws and dont be an asshole.@lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 3. 1Practice telling yourself that youare creative and your own ideas are good enough! The amount of inspiration online is overwhelming Dont view other bloggers/designers/artists as competition@lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 4. 2Figure out what exactly it is that draws you to a certain design. texture :: color :: typeface :: material imgfave.com :: pinterest.com@lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 5. @lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 6. 3 Don’t constantly refer back to your inspiration source. Avoid being overexposed to someone elses work Over time you will remember the “big picture” of an inspirational source Create an inspirational environment with your own materials@lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 7. @lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 8. 4Collect inspiration from a variety of places. Everybody knows about trends. What is cool that no one has seen? Personal experiences are the most valuable things in your inspiration folder.@lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 9. 5 Draw inspiration from theoriginal designer’s creative process rather than their work. Technique as inspiration Motivation as inspiration Personal process as inspiration@lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 10. @lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 11. 6 Don’t copy yourself! Be the first one to improve upon your own inspiration Keep educating yourself about your craft@lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 12. custom embroidery → pins → embroidered bouquets → new kinds of flowers → dress line → book @lasertron princesslasertron.com
  • 13. you are important to everyone. That’s all. thanks for caring@lasertron princesslasertron.com

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