Have you ever had that feeling of frustration when you couldn’t come up with anything new? I had been struggling with my attempts at coming up with some new visual styles in the past few days. So I had been getting down on myself for a while before trying something new.
I had never heard of “Morning Pages” before today. So, wanting to try anything that would get the creative juices flowing again I wrote my first three pages. These were nothing groundbreaking, just thoughts and affirmations that I felt at the time. Nothing was off limits, and nothing was stupid or lame. What was written didn’t matter. What was most important was the act of writing.
This helped my mind get into the “Mode”, if you will. After writing these pages I felt okay, and had really cleared my head of all self-doubt. Before I knew it I was looking through my old video files and was experimenting with in After Effects.
I was able to put together a new short film in the time after writing my morning pages. I had done what I set out to do, and found a way to spark my creativity when I needed it most.
Check out the final product below…
“A Passive Rage”
So I highly recommend that you try writing a few pages when you have time in the morning. This was something that I am happy to have found, and I plan on trying this every morning for the rest of the week. I will plan on posting the final products here for everyone to check out.
Until next time, keep up the good work and stay inspired.