Inspiration Wednesday

Creativity has been on my mind. It seems to get that way in a different, more insistent way, after I have been drawing and looking at drawing blogs.

Elizabeth Gilbert: a different way to think about creative genius – From TED

A couple of people posted this video to their blogs a few weeks ago, including Linda Poole. I went back to this video to hear what she has to say again and I thought it would be good to post it here so you can revisit it. One thing she talks about is managing the emotional risk of creativity. She talks about the change from “having a genius” to “being a genius,” which I think is interesting to think about.

Amy Tan on Creativity – From TED

In this video, Amy Tan talks about the writing as the artful arrangement of words. She also talks about influences, such as help from the universe and inspiration from travel and different experiences.