BrainBreak

How to get in inspiration mode

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When you have made the transition from making and creating as a hobby into something you get paid for, i.e. a business, there’s suddenly a different kind of pressure on you. You need to produce new work to show that you develop, and for that new work you need inspiration. Getting inspired is probably one […]

theGuidebook

A Makers Guidebook to Full-time Success

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I’m guessing you’re here because you have a passion for making beautiful, functional things, and you want to make that passion your full-time income. But you just don’t know quite how to get from A to B. A being creative, making your beautiful work, B turning it into the full-time business. Actually you might think […]

DengseTip

3 simple tips to spice up your design – part III

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I’m a techy! There – I said it out loud. I love technical challenges, whether it’s silversmithing techniques or computer-web-tech-stuff. Not to say that I’m an expert in either – far from, but I just like challenging myself technically, broaden my horizon, learn new ways to do things. My last tip in this series about […]

How are you practicing your creative muscle?

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If you’re an artist, a designer or craftsman, you’re probably trying to make a living from your ideas. Getting really top quality ideas – every time – can be challenging, especially if you’re only relying on inspiration. I’d like to share a quote with you from Thomas Edison – he was the guy that invented […]