#iamcreative: 10 Quotes About Creativity
Sometimes it’s really hard to find inspiration. You want to make something, you think you have a vision and then it just doesn’t turn out exactly like you planned. On the other hand, sometimes you just freestyle the whole project and end up with something beautiful and unexpected.
Illustrated beautifully by Brit + Co design rockstar Annie Kubena, we turned their inspiring thoughts and pieces of advice into 10 colorful totems to live by. Remember, you ARE creative.
“To be a good artist / letterer / designer / guitar player it takes practice. A lot of it. More than you can even fathom when you’re starting out.”
“Make. Make mistakes. Make corrections. And keep making.”
“Sticking yourself in a situation where you can think but can’t actually work is the best way to come up with ideas.”
“Stay inspired, work hard and be proud of what you do.”
“The creative flow is something you have to wait for because it can’t be forced.”
“The most important trait an aspiring entrepreneur can have is an irrational optimism… a naive kind of self-confidence.”
“What’s amazing about what we’re doing as makers is that there aren’t any rules. We’re making them up as we go.”
“Creating something by hand has so much love and soul — and we get to share that story.”
“Always try to get better every time you do something. You don’t have to get it perfect every time.”
“Foster creativity and aspire to create unexpected joy and fun.”