Why Do I Love to Create?

This isn't a question that I'm asked a lot by the masses, but this is a question I ask myself when I feel uninspired to create something for the day.

For this week, I'd like to discuss my reasons for creating by flipping through the pages of my sketchbook and old art work :)

Why do I love to Create?

When I was about 10, I created my first completed drawing and I thought it was pretty awesome.

It was a drawing of me with a green furry synthetic jacket (but the fur got all sizzled because I put it in the dryer lmao) and some jean pants on. ( I hate that I don't have a picture of it right now, haha)

I was so proud of it because I used all of my best colored pencils and I was all hyped on showing everyone at my grandma's house that day lol.

But my cousin bubb loved my drawing too so he re-drew my drawing and made it even better! It felt hella cool to have someone copy off MY art, but also make it their own!

I'm not gonna sit here and say that I was salty because his drawing was better, than mine because I wasn't... But it was in that moment in my life that I knew my art wasn't just for me.

I really felt that everything I created from there on out had to be shared  because my art inspired another other person to re-create something that I started.

Being that my cousin is no "Arteest", but a talented music producer who played sports n stuff, it was really cool to see that he wanted to re-make a lil some just for the hell of it just to see how he'd do!

The idea of me creating a drawing, painting, sketch sketching, whatever, anything for someone to re-make and add their own creative flame on top of it was pretty inspiring to say the least.

I inspired someone else to draw and they inspired me to inspired me to draw again, and again!

Looking back on this moment now I don't see myself stopping this passion for creating works of art for others to be inspired by. 

Annddd to be honest, I believe that's why I love to create.

Me just being moved to do something with my hands to inspire other people to do it too.

Very much like muscians, when they create music. Music inspires people to dance, sing along, remix, and vibe off of.

I guess you can call me a "muscianal artist, artist" I don't know lol.

Point is, I love making art that inspires people to create and it inspires me to create even more.

I know I just said that in three different ways but yeah! 


I made a video about this subject, and myself as an artist, and some few other details, so if you like visuals n shtuff and want to know a lil' bit more, check out my video below! (Bare with me, I was a bit shy on this video so forgive me, I'll get better!)

But with that said, I'm out :)

13 Love, Bee You, Bee Vibrant,

love, amina
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