10 Creative Rituals You Should Steal

Really excited to get my day going with some of these new ideas. One part of the article I really liked:

Afterwards, at 4 or 5 o’clock, I’d go to my bar, sit with a beer or two, and refine it. Or write on a new idea. So it became this really nice process of every day. And it became a habit.

I can’t do the think-work in the studio. The studio’s for putting stuff together – for work-work. And if we’re not doing work-work, then we leave. How many great architecture ideas have been drawn on napkins? Because they’re free, they’re not thinking about work.


heysawbones:

catwornan:

in the south

  • we only refer to people as y’all. that group of people over there? y’all. our mamas? y’all. you? y’all.
  • everyone chews tobacco
  • we have wells where we can draw up sweet tea from the ground
  • nobody pursues education past the age of 12
  • we all know how to run a farm
  • we cry about the civil war at least once a day, twice on sundays 
  • only country music plays. ever 
  • y’all

y’all


psdo:

rinjirenee:

flutiebear:

archiemcphee:

What happens when two baroque cellists perform a cover of “Thunderstruck" by AC/DC? They shred. Literally. Keep an eye on their bows as the piece progresses.

This awesome video features Croatian cellists Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, aka 2Cellos, playing their phenomenal “BaRock style” arrangement of the hard rock classic for a completely bewildered 17th century audience. The concept is wonderful, but the actual performance is astonishing.

[via Geeks are Sexy]

I have the goofiest grin on my face right now, wow.

yeah i just

i’m so sexually frustrated right now

i watched this one last night and i haven’t recovered fully

I didn’t know I felt this way about beautiful men intensely playing arrangements of popular songs on string instruments.


yeahwriters:

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referenceforwriters:

Hemingway App

thetrolliestcritic:

Hemingway makes your writing bold and clear. 

Basically the coolest little tool to have as a writer.

This is awesome!!!


Finishing up some late night #crochet #busybusybusy #headwrap just in time for it to start getting warm again…


oliviawhen:

This project is slowly becoming an explanation of what it’s like after art school. 


Satisficing: How Overachievers Stay Sane and Avoid Burn-Out

A great article on how to NOT hinder yourself if your work isn’t measuring up to your own standards. My favorite bit of the article:

To not do anything—to the extreme detriment of your creative career—because it can’t be exactly how you imagined in your head on the first run will hinder you immensely. Instead of aiming for brilliant out of the gate, do the basics and then recognize that with almost anything you can refine, edit, and iterate.


Satisficing: How Overachievers Stay Sane and Avoid Burn-Out

A great article about how to not hinder yourself if your work isn’t measuring up to your own standards. My favorite bit of the article:

To not do anything—to the extreme detriment of your creative career—because it can’t be exactly how you imagined in your head on the first run will hinder you immensely. Instead of aiming for brilliant out of the gate, do the basics and then recognize that with almost anything you can refine, edit, and iterate.