Embracing the Mighty Ugly in the Art of Creation


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Today, on Make Some Noise, we meet Kim Werker, a writer and editor. She is the author of half a dozen crochet books and Make It Mighty Ugly, a guide to vanquishing creative demons.

In this episode, Kim and Karly chat about the ways to realize that there are no rules in creativity other than those rules that you’ve set up for yourself. They talk about fear, expectations and the fact that art is anything that you create no matter what majority of people would think about it.

2:09 – An introduction to Kim and reasons why she started to express her creativity
7:20 – Mighty Ugly and what was the story behind the project
23:10 - Kim and Karly talk about the fact that art does not have to avoid the ugly side
30:19 - The way that lack of expectations to create something beautiful is giving you more freedom to express your creativity
37:30 – Kim and Karly chat on how fear shouldn’t stop people from trying to create anything
46:35 - “The value of a creation is the value that you experience creating”
48:51 - Kim gives her advice on how to start exploring your creativity

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