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Creativity School

Jan 21, 2019

This week’s episode is all about HOW TO BE MORE CREATIVE! How to tap into it, how to follow the creative process, and how to feed your creative spirit by listening to your intuition. This is just the first of many episodes devoted to becoming more creative, and I’m excited to bring you Esther’s take on it.

My guest today, Esther Loopstra, is a prolific artist and illustrator, specializing in food and travel, hand-lettering, and surface design. Her work has been used for print ads, editorials, books, stationery products, and textiles and her clients include Target, Frito Lay, Google, Jo Ann Fabrics, Eddie Bauer, and American Greetings.

Esther’s insatiable curiosity drew her to learn as much as she could about the creative process, eventually leading her to teach people how to discover their innate creativity. She believes everyone is creative and is passionate about helping others find and express the creativity that resides inside of them. In this episode, she shares all about her insights as a creativity expert and teacher.


Mentioned in this episode:

  • How Esther became an illustrator, burned out, and eventually discovered her intuition

  • How creativity has a whole range of pathways and is something innate in all of us

  • Exercises to develop our intuition, trust it, and act on it

  • How to quiet your inner critic

  • Why we need to feed our creative spirit

  • Overcoming the fear of what people are going to think and the fear of sharing our work

  • Giving ourselves the freedom to make mistakes

  • How to find your passion using your intuition

  • Open mode and closed mode - the two modes we need for the creative process

  • The Artist’s Way, by Julia Cameron



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