Issue 42

JULY / AUGUST / SEPTEMBER 2019

Dear Reader,

To be called a “creative,” one must create. So we imagine, conceptualize, experiment and eventually make something intellectual, physical or experiential. Creatives make something that didn’t previously exist—unique manifestations of their own thoughts and hands. 

But how? 

And where does the inspiration to be creative come from? 

I think inspiration is all around us. It’s in the everyday, the ordinary and the mundane. It’s in the cracks, messes and failures that are a part of life. Some people might overlook or deny these imperfections, but by doing so they stifle an integral ingredient for creativity. Creative folk use these experiences to express themselves and reflect upon the human condition.

The biggest gift that creative people have is how we see the world.

Imperfections and all.

-Janine



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