Movies and Documentaries for Creatives

Most everyone is (hopefully) staying at home much more these days. But, even if you are working from home, you probably have more free time on your hands. Netflix and Prime Video offer a multitude of mindless distraction, but why not watch something that could improve your art or inspire your next masterpiece?

The Pixel Surplus blog has put together a list of the “27 Best Movies & Documentaries For Creatives”, and while it does contain some fairly well-known choices, there are several on the list that I, personally was previously unaware of.

So, pop some corn, fire up the smart TV or laptop and widen your design horizons.

Designer Jeff Sheldon on How He Stays Inspired

Via Jocelyn K. Glei’s excellent newsletter, Jeff Sheldon tells us how he stays inspired and comes up with new ideas. He breaks it down simply at the beginning:

It’s about always being aware of things around me, both online and offline, and filing them away for future reference.

Later in the article he goes into detail about exactly how he goes about his creative process. A good read for creatives or anyone who sometimes has trouble with creative block.

Read “How I Stay Inspired and Come Up With New Ideas” at ugmonk.com.