Sunday’s autumnal equinox made it official: it’s fall. Letting go of summer schedules and focusing on business may require a little inspiration (or a lot). Maybe it’s the crisp air, vibrant colors and lush scents, but creative inspiration is everywhere in fall. Happy first Monday in autumn!
All Eyes on the ArtPrize
Where can you see 1,500 pieces of art in everyday places, from coffee shops to art galleries? Over $560,00 in prizes? What a great way for artists and the community to engage. Thanks, (@dogsbylori)!
Twelve Amazing Works of Art Made from Books
If books aren’t inspirational enough by themselves, take a look at how these 12 artists envision books. So ladies (@womenwriters), which scene from your favorite book would you choose to illustrate?
On Muppets & Merchandise: How Jim Henson Turned His Art into a Business
Who was more creative than Jim Henson? From the Muppets to Sesame Street his characters are loved generation after generation. Maria Popova (@brainpicker), is it art that fuels business or business that fuels art?
A Clubhouse for Freelancing Creative Professionals in New York City
Wow! An “incubator” center for creative freelancers and independent workers in New York. Sounds like a great idea, doesn’t it Glen Barry (@glenbarry)?
Video of the Week
Take a look at what 62 illustrators and 14 musicians can do with a simple Doodle Project.
Did you enjoy this edition of Monday Madeleines? Leave a comment and tell us what you think about the inspiration of autumn. No over-sharing here. (But if you somehow cross that line, we’ll let you know.)