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Creative Inspiration Gallery

Creative inspiration gallery is a large collection of stories by incredible illustrators, designers, artists, and other creatives about the inspiration behind one of their creative works.

What got them inspired? How did the idea get started?

You’ll get insight into where creative inspiration can appear, and sometimes it’s in the least expected places. Click on any story below to start reading about the artist’s inspiration behind their work.

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Creators, Artists, Illustrators & Designers participated with their story so far.

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Illustrations  •  Comics  •  Animation  •  Pattern Design  •  Art

Are you an artist and want to tell a story about how the inspiration came to be for one of your works? Contact us and let us know!

Be flexible by Perrine Honoré

Be flexible by Perrine Honoré

Girl and Fox by Jelena Obradovic

Girl and Fox by Jelena Obradovic

Dunvegan seals by Rachel Hudson

Dunvegan seals by Rachel Hudson

Be Fearless by Rung Sheng Chou

Be Fearless by Rung Sheng Chou

Velma Kelly by Umaimah Damakka

Velma Kelly by Umaimah Damakka

Adventures by the sea by Juli Alvarez

Adventures by the sea by Juli Alvarez

Dream Birdhouse by Julia Galotta

Dream Birdhouse by Julia Galotta

Climate Rescue by Dave Bain

Climate Rescue by Dave Bain

Four Steps to Adventure by Hatiye Garip

Four Steps to Adventure by Hatiye Garip

Script Room by Lemon Bandit

Script Room by Lemon Bandit

Woodland Holiday Collection by Natalie Briscoe

Woodland Holiday Collection by Natalie Briscoe

Roller Grrl by Ejits

Roller Grrl by Ejits

I dreamed we ran away from home by Lis Xu

I dreamed we ran away from home by Lis Xu

Power by Elena De Santi

Power by Elena De Santi

Marea by Giulia Martinelli

Marea by Giulia Martinelli

Don’t Be Bitter. Just Be Better by Sophie Forsdyke

Don’t Be Bitter. Just Be Better by Sophie Forsdyke

Winter Calm by Jarred Briggs

Winter Calm by Jarred Briggs

Swans by Gosia Kepka

Swans by Gosia Kepka

Bursting by Corrie Gorman

Bursting by Corrie Gorman

International Women’s Day 2020 by Cat Finnie

International Women’s Day 2020 by Cat Finnie

Topophobia by Béibhínn McCarthy

Topophobia by Béibhínn McCarthy

Hug by Dorothy Leung

Hug by Dorothy Leung

Allison Conway – A Pillbug’s Story

Allison Conway – A Pillbug’s Story

Childhood by Blanca Vila

Childhood by Blanca Vila

We Make It Rain by Chi Michalski

We Make It Rain by Chi Michalski