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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!

Keep Shining by Liucid

Keep Shining by Liucid

Ennui by David Huang

Ennui by David Huang

Enchanted forest by Masha Manapov

Enchanted forest by Masha Manapov

Solitude by Chromakane

Solitude by Chromakane

Seeing by Hannah Lock

Seeing by Hannah Lock

Creative jungle by Studio Äppel Päppel

Creative jungle by Studio Äppel Päppel

Sketchbook Zen by Ramón Springer

Sketchbook Zen by Ramón Springer

Equinox by Wenting Li

Equinox by Wenting Li

Japanese New Year by Azusa Okumura

Japanese New Year by Azusa Okumura

Mama Earth by Sarah Holliday

Mama Earth by Sarah Holliday

Stay home by Elena González

Stay home by Elena González

Pridefull by Mylène Cagnoli

Pridefull by Mylène Cagnoli

Roots by Lia Tuia

Roots by Lia Tuia

The Banjo Player by Alona Millgram

The Banjo Player by Alona Millgram

Treasure by Alex Finkeldey

Treasure by Alex Finkeldey

International Women’s Day by Mijke Coebergh

International Women’s Day by Mijke Coebergh

Tap by Ocean Hughes

Tap by Ocean Hughes

Hope by Cindy Kang

Hope by Cindy Kang

Doodle Dogs by Lauren Lowen

Doodle Dogs by Lauren Lowen

The Elephant, the Zoo and World War Two by Ellan Rankin

The Elephant, the Zoo and World War Two by Ellan Rankin

It’s Okay To Do Nothing by Lisa Tegtmeier

It’s Okay To Do Nothing by Lisa Tegtmeier

Waves by Maureen Keeney

Waves by Maureen Keeney

Story Bones by Hannah Bess Ross

Story Bones by Hannah Bess Ross

Maybe Tomorrow by Jessica Rose

Maybe Tomorrow by Jessica Rose

Begonia by Mollie Helliwell

Begonia by Mollie Helliwell