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Your Creative Inspiration

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Encouragement to embrace what inspires your creative expression. Images to help raise your awareness of your sources of inspiration.

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Your Creative Inspiration

  1. 1. Believe in Your Creativity By Vicki Schroeder ©2009 Vicki Schroeder OTR, LLC
  2. 2. Believe in Your Creativity By Vicki Schroeder ©2009 Vicki Schroeder OTR, LLC
  3. 3. Has this happened to you?
  4. 4. Has this happened to you? You have a favorite artist, or a teacher who has really inspired you.
  5. 5. Has this happened to you? You have a favorite artist, or a teacher that has really inspired you. You try to make work that follows their lead, not to copy, but in their style, using some of their techniques.
  6. 6. Has this happened to you? You have a favorite artist, or a teacher that has really inspired you. You try to make work that follows their lead, not to copy, but in their style, using some of their techniques.
  7. 7. And it just falls…
  8. 8. And it just falls… … flat.
  9. 9. Your inner beastie comes out to play
  10. 10. Your inner beastie comes out to play Saying something like:
  11. 11. Your inner beastie comes out to play Saying something like: I told you you’re not creative! Who do you think you are?
  12. 12. And you just feel plain rotten.
  13. 13. What can you do?
  14. 14. What can you do? How much attention have you given to YOUR unique and powerful sources of inspiration?
  15. 15. What can you do? How much attention have you given to YOUR unique and powerful sources of inspiration? Reflect on what really energizes you, and makes you want to SEE more or SAY more.
  16. 16. What can you do? How much attention have you given to YOUR unique and powerful sources of inspiration? Reflect on what really energizes you, and makes you want to SEE more or SAY more.
  17. 17. Here are some images for several areas of inspiration.
  18. 18. Here are some images for several areas of inspiration. Notice how these sources resonate with you.
  19. 19. Here are some images for several areas of inspiration. Some topics may grab your attention, follow the spark that ignites your passion! Notice how these sources resonate with you.
  20. 20. Obsessions, Symptoms, Problems as Inspiration
  21. 21. Obsessions, Symptoms, Problems as Inspiration
  22. 22. Obsessions, Symptoms, Problems as Inspiration
  23. 23. Obsessions, Symptoms, Problems as Inspiration
  24. 24. Obsessions, Symptoms, Problems as Inspiration
  25. 25. Body as Inspiration
  26. 26. Body as Inspiration
  27. 27. Body as Inspiration
  28. 28. Body as Inspiration
  29. 29. Body as Inspiration
  30. 30. Dreams as Inspiration
  31. 31. Dreams as Inspiration
  32. 32. Dreams as Inspiration
  33. 33. Dreams as Inspiration
  34. 34. Dreams as Inspiration
  35. 35. Spiritual Inspiration
  36. 36. Spiritual Inspiration
  37. 37. Spiritual Inspiration
  38. 38. Spiritual Inspiration
  39. 39. Spiritual Inspiration
  40. 40. World Interests as Inspiration
  41. 41. World Interests as Inspiration
  42. 42. World Interests as Inspiration
  43. 43. World Interests as Inspiration
  44. 44. World Interests as Inspiration
  45. 45. World Interests as Inspiration
  46. 46. Stories as Inspiration
  47. 47. Stories as Inspiration
  48. 48. Stories as Inspiration
  49. 49. Stories as Inspiration
  50. 50. Elements of Design as Inspiration
  51. 51. Elements of Design as Inspiration
  52. 52. Elements of Design as Inspiration
  53. 53. Elements of Design as Inspiration
  54. 54. Art Materials as Inspiration
  55. 55. Art Materials as Inspiration
  56. 56. Art Materials as Inspiration
  57. 57. Art Materials as Inspiration
  58. 58. Art Materials as Inspiration
  59. 59. Nature as Inspiration
  60. 60. Nature as Inspiration
  61. 61. Nature as Inspiration
  62. 62. Nature as Inspiration
  63. 63. Nature as Inspiration
  64. 64. Nature as Inspiration
  65. 65. Architecture as Inspiration
  66. 66. Architecture as Inspiration
  67. 67. Architecture as Inspiration
  68. 68. Architecture as Inspiration
  69. 69. Daily Life as Inspiration
  70. 70. Daily Life as Inspiration
  71. 71. Daily Life as Inspiration
  72. 72. Daily Life as Inspiration
  73. 73. Technique as Inspiration
  74. 74. Technique as Inspiration
  75. 75. Technique as Inspiration
  76. 76. Technique as Inspiration
  77. 77. History as Inspiration
  78. 78. History as Inspiration
  79. 79. History as Inspiration
  80. 80. History as Inspiration
  81. 81. History as Inspiration
  82. 82. Other Cultures as Inspiration
  83. 83. Other Cultures as Inspiration
  84. 84. Other Cultures as Inspiration
  85. 85. Other Cultures as Inspiration
  86. 86. Fashion as Inspiration
  87. 87. Fashion as Inspiration
  88. 88. Fashion as Inspiration
  89. 89. Fashion as Inspiration
  90. 90. Fashion as Inspiration
  91. 91. What Inspires You?
  92. 92. What Inspires You?
  93. 93. What Inspires You? Commit yourself to your inspiration 250%
  94. 94. What Inspires You? Commit yourself to your inspiration 250% Actively reflect on and nurture your inspiration
  95. 95. Use your photos, find Google images, and put the photos on a textured background on a powerpoint slide. Look at this often. Move the pictures around.
  96. 96. Use your photos, find Google images, and put the photos on a textured background on a powerpoint slide. Look at this often. Move the pictures around.
  97. 97. Make YOUR inspiration visible
  98. 98. Make YOUR inspiration visible Create a mini album on your computer
  99. 99. Make YOUR inspiration visible Create a mini album on your computer Search for images in magazines and books and make a collage – put it up in your studio space
  100. 100. Make YOUR inspiration visible Create a mini album on your computer Take photographs – and keep them out so you can see them Search for images in magazines and books and make a collage – put it up in your studio space
  101. 101. Follow YOUR heart …
  102. 102. Follow YOUR heart … Share YOUR unique vision with the world!
  103. 103. Follow YOUR heart … Share YOUR unique vision with the world!
  104. 104. For more inspiration and to download free audio interview series Artists Chat about Creativity, visit www.AffirmingCreativity.com Thanks for watching! ©2009 Vicki Schroeder OTR, LLC All Rights Reserved Music: Kevin MacLeod www.Incompetech.com All beadwork © Vicki Schroeder
  105. 105. For more inspiration and to download free audio interview series Artists Chat about Creativity, visit www.AffirmingCreativity.com Thanks for watching! ©2009 Vicki Schroeder OTR, LLC All Rights Reserved Music: Kevin MacLeod www.Incompetech.com All beadwork © Vicki Schroeder

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