Resources

Books:

Art & Fear: A classic book on the perils (and rewards) of artmaking.

The Artist’s Way: “the seminal book on the subject of creativity.”

Fearless Creating: Another classic book – this one on how to start and complete your artwork.

Free Play – Improvisation in Life and Art: A great meditation on creating.

Imagine – How Creativity Works: Jonah Lehrer breaks it down.

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Inspiration: 

Brain Pickings: A a human-powered discovery engine for interestingness!

The Side Project Society: Showcasing inspiring, amazing projects.

Productivity Tools: 

MacFreedom: Lock yourself off the internet (works with PCs too) so you can get real work done.

The Pomodoro Technique: Work more effectively in 25 minute bursts.