Creativity & Inspiration

Articles to inspire your creativity and self-expression.

Los Angeles artist Mike Stilkey paints and draws not only on vintage paper, record covers and book pages, but on the book covers as well! Using a mix of ink, colored pencil, paint and lacquer Stilkey creates whimsical, and...
If you're stuck in a rut and looking for some encouraging advice, you've come to the right place. Here are some thought-provoking, and hopefully creatively inspiring, points that have been made by some of our favourite artists. Pablo Picasso Learn the...
If you ever have trouble explaining what exactly your life as an artist entails or just why it is you do what you do, look no further. The world's most creative minds have spent centuries trying to put words...
Alicia Martin, an artist based in Spain, transforms thousands of disused books into tumultuous towers that pour out of windows. The massive sculptural works in this series, known as Biographies, each feature approximately 5,000 books sprawled out, around and...
UPDATED! Wednesday, August 15th, 2017 We're not the only people still being blown away by the adjective order put forth in The Elements of Eloquence. The team at Print Express recently shared with us their eight-part quiz on these unwritten rules. If you think...
In an age where the mantle “famous author” carries far littler weight than most other celebrity statuses, it is still the rare person who has not heard of Red Sox devotee and horror novelist Stephen King (Carrie, The Shining,...

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