How do you find and cultivate your own distinctive creative voice? It could be something that you have figured out from the beginning; more likely though, it will take years of trial and error to hone and clarify what you’re trying to do and say. You may be inspired by artists who’ve come before you, by your teachers and mentors, and by your peers. But then, you will need to set about the task of taking what you’ve absorbed and forming it into your own unique take. The below interviews, wisdom, and guides offer insights into how others have found their creative voice. We hope their stories and advice may, in turn, help you find yours.