40 simple ways to beat creative block

Break the creative block infographic

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Creative droughts are the stuff of nightmares for artists, designers photographers, and just about anyone with an imagination. But how do you reignite your creative spark when all you want to do is give up? Look at some photography websites (opens in new tab) for inspiration, or have a go at some drawing tutorials (opens in new tab), maybe?

If that doesn't help, perhaps this colourful infographic (opens in new tab) can. Designed by the team at Creative Market (opens in new tab), this colourful list of 40 inspirational tips contains advice that artistic greats have turned to in times of need.

Be sure to head over to their site to read the stories behind every one of these block-breaking pointers, and let us know in the comments if you have any creative kickstarters that aren't featured here.

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Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.