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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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Drawing inspiration by Ulises Mendicutty

Drawing inspiration by Ulises Mendicutty

Illustration

Drops of Jupiter by Mariness Rivera

Drops of Jupiter by Mariness Rivera

Illustration

Exafanisi by Herlinde Demaerel

Exafanisi by Herlinde Demaerel

Illustration

Sewing Box by Susanna Rumiz

Sewing Box by Susanna Rumiz

Illustration

Madrid by Kailey Whitman

Madrid by Kailey Whitman

Illustration

Flyleaf illustrations by Aliz Buzas

Flyleaf illustrations by Aliz Buzas

Illustration

Cooltural Shift by Laila Ekboir

Cooltural Shift by Laila Ekboir

Illustration

Birds by Alice Yu Deng

Birds by Alice Yu Deng

Illustration

Sunset Baking by Gemma Gould

Sunset Baking by Gemma Gould

Illustration

Post-It Show Monsters by Sam Washburn

Post-It Show Monsters by Sam Washburn

Illustration

Bleibe by Marika Haustein

Bleibe by Marika Haustein

Illustration

Potato Love by Jenny Tang

Potato Love by Jenny Tang

Comic

Landseer Lions by Lydia Hill

Landseer Lions by Lydia Hill

Illustration

Rudibum by Eko Toko

Rudibum by Eko Toko

Illustration

Move, when the water reaches you by Johanna Springer

Move, when the water reaches you by Johanna Springer

Illustration

Somehow That Stranger Doesn’t Feel Like Stranger by Martynas Pavilonis

Somehow That Stranger Doesn’t Feel Like Stranger by Martynas Pavilonis

Illustration

Sushi Escape by Marian Blair

Sushi Escape by Marian Blair

Illustration

This is mine now by Jonas Welin

This is mine now by Jonas Welin

Pattern Design