After you’ve just read an engrossing book, listened to an engaging album, viewed a thoughtful film, or gazed upon a insightful painting, have you ever wondered what inspired the artist while they were involved in the midst of creating these works? Inspiration, unlike lightning strikes, can be self-generated, focused, and controlled (Okay, scientfically I could generate a lightning strike, but you know what I mean, right?).
What exactly is inspiration you ask? It is simply that which moves you intellectually, or emotionally. Inspiration is the thing that makes you ask why something happened, how will it impact you, or those around you, and as a force compels you to find the answers to those questions.
Over here I gave a few tips about how to get your creative inspiration mojo going, and how to keep it going once you’ve got it rolling.