It’s important that you have an interest in—and want to know more about—contexts that influence creatives. For example, you should look at broadening your artistic horizons by researching the works of other cultures, artists and designers. We’ve suggested a number of ways for you to do these using online resources below. While you look at these, make notes and drawings to record what interests you, including the names, places and ideas you encounter.
• The Google Street Art Project provides a platform where you can view some of the world’s most amazing street art.
• Subscribe to the Tate YouTube channel where you can see new films about art each week.
• This article in The Guardian lists a number of exciting gallery websites with interactive experiences and virtual walkthroughs.