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How to get surrealism ideas for art

How to get surrealism ideas for art

Some people come up with surreal art ideas left and right. They might not even know how they get these ideas—it’s like a creative lightning bolt to the brain. Some of us are struck with these idea bolts all day every day, and for others of us, we’re lucky...
Drawing ideas for creative inspiration

Drawing ideas for creative inspiration

If you’re struggling to come up with drawing ideas, you’re not alone. Many people deal with mental blocks, and these blocks can prevent us from practicing and improving a skill. I know the feeling; staring at a blank sketchpad with no idea what...
Can we PLEASE knock it off with the girl-sidebar?

Can we PLEASE knock it off with the girl-sidebar?

Often when I’m in social situations, I get sidelined by what I’ve come to call the “girl-sidebar.” It’s a frustrating tactic used by women to engage in smalltalk with other women … once the general conversation has moved past smalltalk and the group is engaging in...
4 reasons acting normal is dangerous

4 reasons acting normal is dangerous

Whether we realize it or not, all of us experience pressure to conform. We need to act more “normal” to engage with our world—or so we’re told. For some of us, this pressure is an obvious part of everyday life. For others, we don’t sense it...
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