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Unveiling the Creative Process: Exploring Style, Rhythm, and Personal Inspiration

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As an artist, your creative process is both a journey and a destination. It encompasses everything from finding inspiration to expressing your innermost thoughts and ideas. Today, I will delve into the personal creative process, discuss the sources of inspiration that fuel artistic endeavors, and explore the various mediums used to communicate your voice. Additionally, I will reflect on the moments when I feel most expressive and content, as well as how to navigate through the inevitable lulls of inspiration.

WHAT IS YOUR CREATIVE PROCESS LIKE?

Your creative process is a unique and personal journey. It involves a delicate balance of structure and freedom. For me, it begins with creating a dedicated space for creativity—an environment that sparks inspiration.

I correlate my creative process with the habit of daily reflection. I take time each day to observe the world around me, seeking inspiration in the simplest of moments. This reflective practice helps me to connect with my emotions and inner thoughts, providing a rich source of ideas.

When I embark on a new project, I immerse myself in research and exploration. I gather references, sketch ideas, and create mood boards. This preliminary phase allows me to gather inspiration and develop a clear vision for the project at hand.

Next comes the experimentation stage, where I let my creativity flow freely. I try different techniques, play with words and colors, and embrace the unexpected. This phase is crucial for discovering new ideas and refining my artistic voice.

Throughout the process, I make sure to take breaks and step away from my work. This allows me to gain fresh perspectives and return with renewed energy. Sometimes, the most innovative ideas come when we least expect them.

WHERE DO YOU GO FOR INSPIRATION?

Inspiration can be found in the most unexpected places. I seek it in nature’s beauty, the bustling city streets, and the hushed whispers of a good book. I read to absorb the diverse works of renowned artists. I also find inspiration in literature, music, and films. Engaging with different art forms broadens my perspective and fuels my creativity. Above all, I value human connection. Conversations with friends, listening to their stories and experiences, often spark fresh ideas and offer new insights into the world. And  cooking, tasting good food!! I am a foodie.

WHAT MORE CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS WOULD YOU LIKE TO EXPLORE TO GROW?

As an artist, growth and exploration are constant companions. While I have already found joy and fulfillment in my current creative expressions, there are always new horizons to explore like songwriting. I have a deep longing to experiment with mixed media, incorporating unconventional materials into my creative process. Additionally, I would like to delve into the world of digital business and explore the infinite possibilities it offers. By embracing these new avenues, I hope to expand my creative and business repertoires, challenge myself, and push the boundaries of my creativity.

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN INSPIRATION WEARS OFF?

Inspiration, like a gentle breeze, can sometimes wane. When I find myself in such moments, I embrace them as an opportunity for self-reflection and rejuvenation. I give myself permission to take a step back and engage in activities unrelated to creativity. I read books, watch movies, or meet up with a friend. These moments of pause allow me to recharge and rekindle my creative fire. I trust that inspiration will return in its own time, and when it does, I am ready to embrace it with renewed vigor.

WHAT TYPE OF ARTIST ARE YOU? DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE AND VOICE

My style can be described as a harmonious blend of words and vibrant colors, I am a romantic. I am drawn to capturing emotions and evoking a sense of wonder through words and imagery. My message is a good blend of dreamlike quality and pragmatism, inviting readers to explore their own imagination and emotions. Through my distinct voice, I aim to create a dialogue with the audience, encouraging them to delve into the depths of their own experiences and find resonance in their lived experiences.

WHO IS YOUR SOURCE OF INSPIRATION?

My source of inspiration is our shared human experiences, the miracle of life. I am fascinated by the myriad of emotions, stories, and connections that shape our lives. Everyday encounters, conversations, and shared moments become a wellspring of inspiration.

WHEN YOU WORK, DO YOU LOVE THE PROCESS OR THE RESULT?

For me, the creative process and the end result are intertwined and equally important, but honestly I am in love with the outcome. While the process might be equally captivating, creating something of worth is so enticing. Translating thoughts and emotions into tangible form, brings me immense joy and fulfillment. The process allows me to explore, experiment, and grow as a creative. Witnessing the final artwork, seeing how it resonates with others, and the sense of accomplishment it brings, further fuels my passion.

WHAT MEDIUM OF COMMUNICATION DO YOU USE TO EXPRESS YOUR INMOST THOUGHTS AND IDEAS?

I express my inmost thoughts and ideas primarily through the medium of writing. Words are the medium through which I can articulate my thoughts, delve deeper into my creative process, and share my insights with others.

Even though English is the fourth language that I have learned at the tender age of 18, it has been my preferred language to write in. I aim to create an encouraging experience for my readers, inviting them into my world of emotions and stories.

WHAT ARTIST/ENTREPRENEUR DO YOU ADMIRE THE MOST AND WHY?

I love a lot of authors namely  Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Paulo Coelho, Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Rollo May, Elisabeth Gilbert, Dr. Brene Brown to name a few. I particularly have a great admiration for Charles Dickens’ literary style. His voluminous fictional books convey a mastery of social issues that compel the reader in ways very few authors can.

IN YOUR PERSONAL CREATIVE QUESTS, WHEN WERE THE TIMES YOU FELT AT THE PEAK OF EXPRESSIVENESS?

There have been several instances in my personal creative quests when I felt at the peak of expressiveness. These moments often occur when I am fully immersed in the creative process, losing track of time and space. The driving factors behind these peaks are a combination of deep emotional connection, excitement around the new idea, and the freedom to experiment without inhibition.

The emotional intensity of the work, combined with my passion for the subject matter, ignited a fire within me. In those moments, I lose myself in the work, the driving force behind this heightened expressiveness is the genuine connection I felt with the subject matter, allowing me to tap into a wellspring of creativity and expressiveness. My most recent was creating the Creative Startup Suite, I have been meticulous and have enjoyed the process every step of the way!

WHEN DO YOU FEEL MOST ALIVE AND CONTENT?

The sense of flow that arises when I lose myself in the creative process is invigorating and liberating. It is during these moments that time ceases to exist, and I am completely present in the moment. The pure joy and fulfillment that accompanies the act of creation make me feel alive, connected, and at peace with myself. It is a reminder that I am living my purpose, expressing my authentic self, understand that sometimes the journey is as worthwhile as the destination. I have loved every bit about building this blog and my offers from choosing my color palette to building my website and creating content. All of it has been a labor of love!

Now over to you…

Xo,

Ange

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