Show Up and Get to Work

Adrian S. Potter
3 min readMar 31, 2024

“Inspiration is for amateurs…”

Photo by Conor Samuel on Unsplash

The Secondhand Inspiration Project begins with a motivational quote and ventures wherever the creative path meanders.

Chuck Close was an influential artist known for his photorealistic portraits. Despite facing physical challenges due to a neurological condition, Close developed innovative techniques, including using grids and intricate patterns, to create…

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Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity · www.adrianspotter.com