Flow state initiated.
The flow state is a term that athletes to artists have used to describe that moment where nothing else is in the fringes of the mind, it’s you and the task at hand.
It’s that feeling you get when you’re aligned with your true-self.
To encourage this flow-state / alignment we need to first figure out what creative endeavour sets our soul alight. Now don’t get me wrong, this is not a “how to make a business post” or even a you should make art more (you should but that besides the point). Let’s make a list of the things you have readily available to you to take you closer to that goal. If you haven’t actually considered this before here’s a shortlist of creative activities that you can start with. Note this list can change as you go through life, I find myself drawn to different mediums that I was when I was younger, maybe one day I’ll return to drawing and painting! Here are some examples of creative endeavours to get the artist in you awakened. If you haven’t a clue, try one of these as a starter.
By adding just 10-30 min a day in your creative “muse” you can start to build a sense of awareness, as a result, creative work can really help you to realize things about yourself. In fact, this very blog was a creative muse. I had considered writing as a creative outlet, something not adjoined to a camera. This transformed into something that I can share my experiences, as well as help others to work towards their creative selves.
Voices reduced to a single pin point. All you can hear is your breathing. Why the hell is my breath so ragged. Palms clamming up like you’re at prom. Your gaze feels laggy, your brain refuses to see the openness your foolish mind thought would be a welcoming freedom. Just jump already, a voice echos…
Balance Short post that will allow me to justify spending a few hours in Cinema 4D making a fun MoGraph idea. A relatively undiscussed facet of the visual media career is the triangle of balance. This concept, helps me with budgeting, and also allows me to be pragmatic in terms of bidding. This ones…
The setup Let me preface that gloriously click-baity title with this: somehow during the lockdown of early 2021, a perfect storm of learning and creativity hit. You see, I’ve played around with CGI work in the past, a brief interlude into the world of Blender. I made a donut, built a whisky glass and then…