Step one? Make yourself "open and vulnerable" and embrace your own "honest, incredibly uncool, messy humanity."
If you think your anxiety or grumpiness is distracting you from your creative process, think again. The very feelings that make creativity painful can enable your best work.
One man's quest to answer the question: What happens when you remove money from the creative equation?
In this 99U talk, Thomas reveals his approach to his often-provocative work that recasts the iconography of advertising and our everyday to force us to rethink identity in popular culture.
Inspiration is all around you. But first, you'll need to get out of your own head.
Jeff Sheng spent a decade photographing closeted members of the military — and then "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" was repealed.
Artist and technologist Joshua Davis on his multi-year dry spell and how he smashed through with a mix of help from friends and a return to tackling projects outside of his comfort zone.
"There is no answer. This isn't math, it doesn't always add up."