Overcoming a creative block has always been hard, but now you maybe able to eat your way to a solution. There are a number of foods that can help. Plus simply not-forgetting-to-eat while working can bolster brain function.
When you need to jump start your creativity, try thinking of your project in a completely different way. Try a different perspective! One method called Janusian Thinking involves connecting two opposite or ridiculous concepts to create an original idea. Karen Strum used this strategy when she created the above comic combining sailing and karate. Designing for audiences that have nothing to do with the project you’re working on could spark a great idea.
Tessellations are an excellent example of math being used in art. A tessellation is a tiling of geometric shapes on a flat surface. M.C. Escher made mathematically-inspired woodcuts, using tessellations and the outcome was spectacular.
Anyone can find work as an art model! Artists want to practice drawing people of all shapes and sizes. There are three main avenues to pursue when looking for work as a fine art model: colleges and universities, open drawing sessions, and individual artists.