Long, long ago, all you needed to do to create a masterpiece was manifest an ethereal muse, obtain a piece of graphite, and befriend a member of the Medici family. Nowadays, it’s a lot easier to express your creativity. With more artistic mediums than ever, and a bevy of tools at your disposal, all you need is an idea and a willingness to experiment with different formats. Using the right gadgets, you can create a pièce de résistance of your own—or at the very least, a good Instagram.
Click through the gallery to see our 10 favorite creativity-boosting gadgets of the moment. As for the muse, you’ll have to handle that one yourself.