Tag Archives: Creativity

Motivating Quote On Inspiration By Chuck Close

As the new year takes hold here’s a motivating quote on inspiration from artist Chuck Close. “Inspiration is for amateurs – the rest of us just show up and get to work” – Chuck Close   “Since the late 1960s Chuck Close has … Continue reading

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Creative Photography Inspiration From Creative Sparks

Last night we had some nasty weather but that didn’t stop us from having another great Creative Sparks session. There was a nice range of images from the group and the feedback was great. Thanks to all of you who have … Continue reading

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Creative Sparks with Special Guest Mo Fallon from Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

We had a great time at Creative Sparks last night with special guest Mo Fallon. Mo is a Director of Photography for Anthony Bourdain’s fantastic travel and food show on CNN Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. Mo shared several clips from the Emmy Award … Continue reading

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Quote to inspire your creativity from Jimi Hendrix

The amazing musician and guitarist Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942. In honor of his upcoming birthday here’s an inspiring quote to inspire your creativity. “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” – Jimi Hendrix   As eloquently stated on … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote On Art By Alberto Giacometti

“The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.” – Alberto Giacometti   From the New York Times – “Giacometti was an articulate, self-confident and well-informed artist whose sculptures and paintings … Continue reading

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Creative photography ideas from Creative Sparks photographer Nancy Alderman

This week’s featured image comes from Creative Sparks photographer Nancy Alderman. Nancy has been exploring water as a theme recently and brought this amazing image to share with us last night.   I am immediately drawn to the bold composition of … Continue reading

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Inspiring Quote From E. B. White

While not a photographer or the type of artist I usually quote from I found this quote from the American author E. B. White particularly inspiring. White is best know for his children’s books, Charlotte’s Web, Stuart Little & The Trumpet … Continue reading

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How To Be Creative by Off Book & PBS Digital Studios

Want to be more creative? Check out this is fascinating video that examines the creative process by questioning some of the myths surrounding it. What is the creative process? Is there such a thing as originality? Can the creative process … Continue reading

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Creative Photography Ideas From Creative Sparks – Jenna Lanam

Here is one of the inspiring photographs from last Thursday’s Creative Sparks creativity workshop. This black & white photo is from Jenna Lanam. Jenna has been taking my photography classes at the Vero Beach Museum of Art and recently began attending Creative … Continue reading

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Creative Inspiration from Creative Sparks

My students continue to surprise, amaze and inspire me every week. I have decided to post a photo from our Creative Sparks sessions on Thursday nights each Friday morning to share the inspiration with you. The first image comes from … Continue reading

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