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Tips for Staying Inspired (for the D.I.Y. Rock Star)

5 Tips for Finding Your Musical Voice  --Blooming Prejippie Zine

(This post accompanies Gab & Jam Ep 91 Tips for Staying Inspired (for the D.I.Y. Rock Star)

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This episode is a part of our Blog-vember 2019 trifecta of three posts a day—a video, a podcast, and a blog post. This year the focus is tips for the D.I.Y. Rock Star. We developed these methods through our own decades worth of experiences.

Take into account these tips for staying inspired:

The BIG Take-Aways:

Wow! This is a rather big topic, but we will do our best to keep it short.

New gear sometimes inspires us, but we also like to look to cultural trends—like Asian-inspired bridal gowns trend—for inspiration for looks for videos and for photo shoots. Or, as we’ve probably mentioned before, we get inspired by dialogue in movies—and I am constantly jotting down bits of phrase that I want to remember—so that when it is time to create, we have a treasure-trove of fun and waiting ideas to pull from. These become the seeds of ideas that will be revisited later.

As artists, we feel that we need to be open antennas and draw inspiration from whatever is going on around you. It helps to listen to a variety of types of music, reading many different books, watching biographies of creative individuals, and learning how to play things through YouTube could all give you some inspiration to create something new.