I find inspiration everyday, here on DA in artwork and letters, in my kids and outside my window to name a few. I have notebooks and scraps of paper filled with the ideas that pop into my head. Bookmarks of websites, magazine articles torn out and sketches on napkins. My problem has always been motivation. Not that I don't want to carry out what I'm visualizing in my head, but it takes alot to get me started. Ever have that problem? Fear, distractions, exhaustion all seem to side track my intentions. I have seen some suggestions on here for writers to write something everyday using prompts or blocking out small bits of time (like "I will write for 15 minutes, no matter what"), and I think that will work for me with designing. Just do it!
I've amassed quite a collection of favorites here on DA, and I'd like to explain how I choose them. I only fav what I can't bear to think of never seeing again. It has to evoke a feeling that I don't want to forget, or inspire me in my own work. So if you see the volume in my fav list and think I'm madly clicking away, not so. If I have faved your work, know that it's because it is precious to me, and I thought about it alot before adding it.
I've also tried to comment more after reading some of the forums and comments from other artists that they need feedback, and I have to agree. Other peoples thoughts on your work are so precious. I hope I have encouraged and given helpful advice to someone.
Below are some features on work that I can not believe doesn't have more favs and comments. Breathtaking panoramic views of nature, an AMAZING hobbit hole, a close up of a precious little world, a kingly sheep lording over his land and one of my favorite logo concepts ever. Seriously good work - check them out!
Still no word on the job, and I'm coming up on the historically slow season for me freelance-wise. Advice is welcome!
Thanks very much to