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We need to realize that creativity isn’t just a material “product,” but a mindset.
Remember: no one else can create your art
Find out what matters to you most—it will give you the strength to persevere in your craft
Take a cue from athletes and Victorian intellectuals and synthesize multiple disciplines
Set goals for yourself based on skill level and current life situation, and don’t feel bad about them
Get advice from five artists over the course of September 2016
The unusual (and incredible) reality about set design is that, like an actor, it also has the potential to animate a world
Of what use is the little prince? He is of no practical use at all—and that’s why he is essential.
Great roles require great natures—and a lot of prep work.
Can music heal cultural wounds?
For Californian folk artist James Spaite, a cello, a guitar, and a pair of voices are all it takes to craft a record that is breathtakingly beautiful and immensely satisfying.
Even the best artists have experienced creative drought. Here are their words of encouragement
The fiddler (and nearly any other artist) needs these two sets of skills to improvise well.
An original poem by Genevieve Cunningham
Should you make art for an audience, or for one person?