Developing original work is something that artists strive for. Certainly we’re inspired by multiple sources, but ultimately it’s our synthesis of influence, discovery, passion, and process that determines the outcome of our work. Following are some steps you can take to drive your work forward into original frontiers. | Tags: Inspiration, Adobe Photoshop
This tutorial article by Sean Hodge at Tuts+ acknowledges the fact that originality stems from inspiration and influence. Because of this, there is a tendency for artists to become derivative to their source materials because of too much influence. However, it’s simply a matter of having the right amount of drive, passion, and discovery to turn that inspiration into a unique idea for your art.
For more tips on how to generate ideas for your artworks, click here.