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Daily Inspiration

Weekend Inspiration: Ursula K. Le Guin On Art and Commerce

"...the name of our beautiful reward is not profit. Its name is freedom."

Weekend Inspiration: Seth Godin on Making a Connection

"...if there isn't that leap that leads to connection...you're not making art."

Weekend Inspiration: Jerry Seinfeld on Staying Interested in Your Work

"If you're more interested in what you have achieved...you're screwed."

Tom Waits on Making Your Work Personal

"Some day I'm gonna be gone and people will be listening to my songs and conjuring me up."

Bill Murray Says ‘Relax’

"You can do the very best you can when you're very, very relaxed..."

If You’re Feeling Stuck, You Should Definitely Take a Walk

A stroll does wonders.

Steven Pressfield on Procrastination

"I'm just going to start tomorrow."

ICON8: Inspiring Sights and Sounds from the Illustration Conference

"It's a helluva time to be an illustrator."

Brian Eno on Looking Back at Old Work

"Who was the me that did that?'"

So Are All Creative People Crazy?

Short answer: kind of?

Marc Maron on Arriving

"... the sad thing about pounding your head against the wall and giving up your life for a dream is that it might not happen..."

Maya Angelou on Being Human

A being made of flesh and matter constructed that artwork.

Help Boost Your Creativity By Taking a Walk

Let's put those boots on and go for a walk.

David Lynch on Seeing the World like a Child

"Sometimes when you pass a house and you see that the door's closed, the window blinds are closed... You wonder what's going on in there."

Chad McMillan’s Designs are His Babies

"Designing something is like having a baby."

Jakob Nielsen Talks the Usability of Design

"...users don’t have to worry about what will happen."

How Edward Ruscha Recycles His Artwork

"Everything I've done in art, I was in possession of when I was 20 years old."

Creativity is an Investment

"The creative individual persists in the face of this resistance..."

Daily Inspiration: Carl Sagan’s Views on Life

"We are star stuff, my dad famously said, and he made me feel that way."

Daily Inspiration: Felix Gonzalez-Torres and His Short, Sweet Advice

"I was in love. I was afraid. I was hopeful."

Daily Inspiration: Edward McKnight Kauffer on Getting Started

"I pick up a book. I lay it down. I look out of the window."

Daily Inspiration: ‘F**k You. Pay me.’

Perfect.

Daily Inspiration: ‘Breaking Bad’ Creator Vince Gilligan on Sealing Yourself Off

"...you can have a quiet, hermetically sealed clean room to work in..."

Daily Inspiration: Agnes Martin Knows About Artists, Fear, and Pride

"Pride blinds you. It destroys everything on the way in."