A study of 2,000 Brits revealed 42 percent of those put it down to not having the imagination, while 30 percent simply ‘don’t know how to be’ creative. But 60 percent would like to be more creative but blame a lack of time, inspiration and even money for holding them back. Despite this lack of inspiration, the research found seven in 10 will take part in artistic hobbies three times a week or more, including listening to music, reading a book, singing or dancing.
The survey was commissioned by Sky Arts as the TV channel becomes free for everyone to watch on Freeview channel 11 and Freesat channel 147.
Philip Edgar-Jones, director of Sky Arts, said: “When you hear the word ‘artistic’ you might immediately think of being a good painter or great at singing, but it can be anything that draws on your imagination.
“Whether that’s baking a cake, taking a photograph, dancing in a TikTok or writing a letter.
“That’s why we’ve thrown open the doors to make Sky Arts a TV channel that’s free for everyone to watch, inspiring people to connect with their creative side and…