Monday, 18 February 2008

My Morgue, My Studio Binders
















I have always maintained a creative morgue in my studio. I tear pages out of magazines; only the ones that truly get to me, tug at my heart, inspire me, remind me, catch my breath beautiful - all the things great images should do. I fill my binders (these are just my top 5 fav's) and I look through them often. One image can give me hundreds of clues, ideas and creative juice to work on a project. Do you have an inspiration book?



9 comments:

corine @ hidden in france said...

My blog was created for that purpose, but now it has become like the inside of my purse: too many pockets, nooks and crannies. I can't locate anything anymore. I wish I could have it all before my eyes at once like you do.

Jennifer Ramos said...

ever since i started school - i've been putting binders together... its mostly because of school projects...but i think i will keep them for reference and will just buy more and add to them. Great idea!
Jen Ramos
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Antique Paperie said...

I have not done that yet - you have just inspired me to create mine. What a fabulous idea - so many things inspire me when I flip through my many magazines....I LOVE the one you have of JFK Jr and his mom in the ocean...I remember that one! Too bad we are not neighbors - I'd be coming over in the morning with a cup of coffee to browse your binders all day!! xo Sherri

Villa Anna said...

I have 3 binders so far of catalogued inspirational pages and I have a mass of magazines I need to get through. What a fabulous post! It's nice to know I'm not crazy and other people actually do this.

Anna :)

Shelly said...

Oh happy day, my sister teases me about my binders..so have a couple of friends. After reading your post and the comments I'm feelin' like one of the cool girls with binders...wahooo. Thank you!

Brilliant Asylum said...

I have been cutting and pasting things into a sketch book. That way I can draw along side of the things that inspire.

LIBERTY POST EDITOR said...

Thank you for all your comments! I am exhilarated knowing many of you are doing something similar. Oh, those creative types...glad we have eachother because others might not get 'it'.

Joanna Goddard said...

love this! so fun to see what inspires you. the images are beeeeeautiful.

i have an inspiration journal, but it's kind of a mess. lots of clippings, not enough tape! i have to get it under control because i love looking through it. xo

jen laceda said...

my husband always thought it was weird that i'd buy a magazine and tear it apart. hey, we gals need to be inspired! love your blog! yay, go Canadian!