Inspiring archive for 2015-10-30

Video of the Day: STOMP and Harlem Globetrotters Make Basketball Music

(3 years ago)
This is so good! 8 STOMP performers teamed up with Globetrotter stars Bull Bullard, Cheese Chisholm, Firefly Fisher, and Handles Franklin in this fun collaboration directed by STOMP creators Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas. The final video is all one continuous … Continue reading →

An Inspiring Snapchat Story: How I Beat Stage IV Breast Cancer in 4 Months

(3 years ago)
My amazing friend Christa Wittmier was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer earlier this year and began using Snapchat to document her experience. 4 months later her scans miraculously showed no cancer in her body. Now she still has a … Continue reading →

Illustrator Spotlight: Arina Shabanova

(3 years ago)
Painter’s Mansion by Ivan Khrutsky (1855) Love this project by Moscow-based Russian illustrator Arina Shabanova, who recently shared her work in our October Reader Submissions. Shabanova took this painting by Ivan Khrutsky and reinterpreted it over and over, emphasizing various small details in the … Continue reading →

Animation of the Day: James Franco Animated by Julian Glander

(3 years ago)
Wonderful animation by Pittsburgh-based artist Julian Glander! For this instalment of California Inspires Me, James Franco discusses growing up in Palo Alto and the time he spent working at the UCLA cafeteria after he dropped out to pursue acting. Watch … Continue reading →

Log Paintings by Artist Alison Moritsugu

(3 years ago)
New York-based artist Alison Moritsugu’s log paintings are so meta your head might explode. The wood used in her log series are collected from the areas depicted on the landscapes she paints on them. The salvaged logs have all also fallen … Continue reading →

Music Video: Conner Youngblood “The Badlands”

(3 years ago)
Conner Youngblood writes and produces his own music, playing everything from the harp to the clarinet on his EP The Generation of Lift. So it only makes sense that he’d also produce the music video for his latest single, “The Badlands”. … Continue reading →

Overcoming the 10 Biggest Obstacles to Creating

(3 years ago)
By Leo Babauta Every day I struggle with the resistance to writing, and every day I lose the struggle. And then I win. I lose more often than I win, but I win every day. And that’s what matters. Because we can’t get rid of the resistance to create — whether that’s creating art, starting […]

Photographer Spotlight: Cru Camara

(3 years ago)
Photos by Cru Camara, a student at SVA in New York, originally from Manila, Philippines. Love her work. More images below.

The secret of happiness (ENG, ESPA, PORT)

(3 years ago)
The story below is taken from my book “The Alchemist” is one  of the Top 20 Bestselling Books from all times THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUOUS SUPPORT! __________________________________________ EN ESPANOL CLICAR AQUI: Las dos gotas de aceite EM PORTUGUES, CLICAR AQUI: As duas gotas de óleo __________________________________________ A merchant sent his son to learn the […]


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