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Scour any media (preferably visual of course) that piqued your interest; go with the mindset of "anything that looks visually pleasant to me".
Try to find patterns in the things you chose; be it colors, compositions, subject matter,
Arrange it into moodboards, and write a paragraph about why you like the things you chose
The outcome here is a self-portrait of our "taste"
Playing the client who is unclear in communicating what he/she wants
Getting comfortable with saying your rate
Asking the right questions
Getting all the assets
data on deliverables - resolution, fps, deadlines, quantity,
You cannot deliver an assignment on time because you are overwhelmed with school work/other projects/life.