Sure-fire Tips to Spark Creativity
There is an age-old rumour that well-acclaimed author Stephen King mostly gets his inspiration for his books from his dreams. Unfortunately, if you are facing a deadline for a creative project for school, you don’t have the luxury of time to test out this theory. The good news is that there are sure-fire ways to bring out your inner creative self.
Whether the project is individual or group, it always helps to bounce ideas off with your peers. This way, you get to learn different perspectives, and eventually you will find how to approach your task at hand. You would be surprised how much you can learn from your peers just by a short brainstorming session. Just take note that brainstorming should be a healthy discussion – so avoid any conflicts.
Get inspired by other accomplished artists.
The best examples that showcase people’s creativity can be found in works of arts, music, and film. If you have time, head to an art gallery, concert, or movie theatre. Even if your creative project does not involve any of these mediums, you could still be inspired- a great idea, is a great idea.
Take a walk.
You don’t have to be a poet to commune with nature and be inspired. Sometimes walking is what you need to bring out your inner creative self. Of course, don’t underestimate the power of an idea spark—sometimes it comes in the most unexpected places. Some creative minds have been known to have that eureka moment while they were in the shower or doing mundane tasks like washing the dishes.
Make a list.
Since ideas can strike anywhere, the trick is to note them down somewhere when they do strike. Always keep a notebook to jot your ideas down. However, if you are all for technology, always keep your memo or notepad ready in your smartphone or tablet.
Are you ready for the next big idea? Try out these tips and you will certainly unleash your creative powers!