Have you heard of CreativeLive? It’s a website with live and recorded classes on a very wide variety of subjects of interest to creatives. They also have an interesting blog.
I don’t talk about it near often enough.
Next year, CreativeLive turns 10! It was started in 2009 by Chase Jarvis and Craig Swanson. Part of their central philosophy is that there is a creator in everyone. Essentially agreeing with my primary key to creativity: Everyone is creative.
They’ve been highlighted in Entrepreneur Magazine, ABC News, GeekWire, Inc., and Mashable, just to name a few.
Categories for their courses include:
Photo & Video
Craft & Maker
Money & Life
Art & Design
Music & Audio
Upcoming classes this week include:
Introduction to Paper Marbling
Posing 101: Essentials
How to Make Money
Craft Photography Fundamentals
Introduction to Adobe Stock
And many more.
Some of their instructors include:
I could keep going.
I really don’t know how to tell you how valuable a resource Creative Live is. All I can really do is to encourage you to go and check it out, if you haven’t already.
There’s a reason I’m telling you about this right now. Close to Christmas.
Yesterday I mentioned prioritizing your creativity and how being consistent can help that. The day before, I mentioned how being consistent can be beneficial to increasing your creativity.
For some reason, I can’t let this go. In large part, it’s because I have had such issues with procrastination and inconsistency in the past. I wanted to reassure you, too, that I’m not the only one talking about consistency.
Earlier this year, Roberto Blake talked about the importance of consistency. This video is about being consistent on YouTube, but it’s good advice for other areas, too. It’s a recurring theme in many of his videos. I think his channel is an important one for creatives to subscribe to and watch frequently.
Another one talking about consistency is Tara Swiger. She did a podcast episode about eight months ago talking about consistency. She’s another one that I think is important to follow, particularly if you want to make your creative pursuits a business.
In all honesty, I could keep going. But both of these videos are good places to start and will take about 30 minutes to watch them both.
What are some of your favorite resources to encourage/promote consistency? Share them in the comments.