A good friend of mine, Adam, is a graphic designer and a damn good artist. It’s ridiculously fun to glance through notebooks he has that he takes to classes because he has illustrations of things he wants to describe in more detail or just to help him remember. Other times there are sketches of things he wants to work on. They’re really great to look at and I liken them to DaVinci’s sketches.
It’s so easy just to go home after work, grab something to eat, then plop down and play video games until it’s time to go to bed at night. You get to blissfully ignore anything that would remotely resemble work and just immerse yourself in a world of fantasy. (Feel free to replace video games with your guilty pleasure of choice.)
I’ve found that while it feels great to just go and mindlessly stare at a computer screen, I reach a point of diminishing returns. Continue reading “Always Create, Don’t Stagnate”