Author:Jess Wilby

Training your brain to find inspiration

Stuck in a rut? Sometimes you reach a point where it feels as if all your creativity is spent up. Maybe you're out of fresh ideas or you're halfway through a project and itching to scrap it for something new, different and exciting. If this...

Be You – Free Download

"If we have never been amazed by the very fact we exist, we are squandering the greatest fact of all" - Will Durant. You are truly unique. Whilst there are 7.35 million people in the world, there is one one you. Are you a product of...

How to keep up with NaNoWriMo

A few weeks ago we had some technical difficulties in the Shores office. My ipad wouldn't connect to the wifi, so I tried the classic 'on and off' trick which usually solves all tech issues. Unfortunately, it didn't work. In fact, my tablet wouldn't switch...

Is instagram hiding your artwork?

Ever since Instagram changed the way they arrange content on the home feed, users have been noticing a decrease in follower interaction. In a matter of months, as the new algorithm rolled out, budding instagram artists complained that their uploads are now virtually invisible. Photos...

The very best of Inktober 2017

Inktober is a social media movement that invites artists from all over the world to share a new piece of inkwork every day during October. Since 2009, Inktober has helped budding artists get to grips with paper and pen. It is a 31 day challenge...

Could art journaling awaken your creativity?

It’s hard to navigate the creative corner of instagram without bumping into a regram of Noor Unnahar Siddique’s poetry. Her distinctive style features mixed media collages, held up against a backdrop of fresh flowers. A setting that stands out against today’s highly curated social media...

The only fashion advice you’ll ever need…

Have you ever made one of those bold ‘new year, new me’ promises? Perhaps you pictured the great movie transformation scenes of the 90’s hollywood; You’d have a new haircut and a new mindset. But here we are, over halfway through 2017 and most of us...

Bobby Hundreds on Building a Streetwear Empire

Have you seen the latest Complex feature on Booby Hundreds? It's a must watch for any creative who walks the line between formal day job and artsy side hustle. Detailing his rise to fame within the streetwear world, it's hard to believe that Bobby was...