Anyone ever just have a complete creative block? I’ve had about 24 hours to turn around a concept and haven’t been able to land on anything solid. Have a meeting with my CD in a few hours and need something good by then or…I’ll be very embarrassed about what I show. Tips to try to turn it around quickly?

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Adding that I stayed up way too late working on this and I’m running on about 4 hours of sleep. I know that’s not helping.


Tell them you have nothing you like yet and you want more time. It’s not reasonable of them to expect anything great in 24 hours.


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