“If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”
― Haruki Murakami
If you want work that feels like no one else's you need to be consuming totally different influences. You art what you eat!
Should you be influenced by your modern heroes and peers or only with your own life? I would say YES... AND MORE!
In this episode I run through my Creative Influences Pyramid and share everything I've learned about taking influence in ways that get the most powerful results in my creative practice!!
Frannerd - YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbGuM95MSU8
Andy J. Pizza Creative Mornings Talk - https://creativemornings.com/talks/andy-j-miller
Austin Kleon Scenius - https://tumblr.austinkleon.com/post/111861449541
Austin Kleon - Influences Family Tree - https://austinkleon.com/2018/10/06/climbing-your-own-family-tree/
Beeteeth Dan Christopherson - https://beeteeth.com/
Remy Charlip - https://www.remycharlipestate.org/about
Karoly Reich - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C3%A1roly_Reich
Steve Coogan Marc Maron - Impressions - http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episode-983-steve-coogan
Rian Johnson - Genre - Creative Processing Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/originality-imitation-rian-johnson-filmmaker/id1472587591?i=1000447233910
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Thanks to Alex Sugg for our soundtrack!
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