Describe a creative person whose work you admire IELTS cue card

Describe a creative person whose work you admire

Describe a creative person whose work you admire

IELTS Cue Card Topic

Describe a creative person whose work you admire.

You should say
Who he/she is?
How do you know him/her?
What creative things he/she has done?
And explain why you think he or she is creative?

Sample Answer 1


  • God blesses every individual with some creative talent.
  • Few people exhibit their creativity in their kitchens, some in the playground.
  • The creative talent of a person does not remain hidden for a long time.
  • Even if creative people shy from exhibiting their talent, other people come to know about them.

Who he/she is? and How do you know him/her?

  • Here I would like to discuss a creative person who has carved out a niche for herself. She is the mother of my bosom friend Andrew.
  • Martina is her name. Although she is 50 years old, she looks as if she is in her late thirties. 
  • Her expertise is in creating worthwhile things from waste.
  • Due to this habit, she always remains engaged in giving divergent shapes to waste products.

What creative things he/she has done?

  • As per Andrew, her mother never sits idle.
  • She spends a sizeable portion of her day while working on various projects.
  • She has created umpteen things out of plastic waste.
  • I have seen alluring decorative items made of 3-D origami, which her mother creates regularly, and they seem to be magnificent.
  • Whenever I visit Andrew’s house, I see a different range of products created by her mother.
  • On my last visit, I saw her converting old clothes to tote bags.
  • The tote bag made by her was not only superb but also sturdy.
  • According to Andrew’s mother making tote bags out of old clothes is in fact upcycling of clothes instead of recycling clothes. Because these days carrying tote bags is considered to be a style statement.
  • She has made it a practice to give tote bags to her near and dear ones as gifts.
  • Her business sense is also impeccable. She knows that a blanket ban on the usage of single-use plastic tote bags would be considerably high.
  • Andrew’s mother has made a significant impact on my life.
  •  And I have learned numerous things from her.

And explain why you think he or she is creative? and Conclusion:

  • I think the prominent reason behind the creative talent of Andrew’s mother is her tendency to put all things available at home into productive use. 
  • With her creative talent, she has covered her terrace with flower pots made from used plastic bottles.
  • The decoration of her house thrives primarily on the enticing things that are not bought from the market. Her creative talent is more than enough to enhance the beauty of her home.
  • The quality time spent with her would always remain etched in my memories.

Sample Answer 2


Being a creative person, I have this tendency of learning about other creative persons. Although I know a lot of creative persons, there is one such person who has caught my attention.

Who he/she is? and How do you know him/her?

He is a famous sand artist from India, and his name is Sudarsan Pattnaik. He was born on 15th April 1977. His native place is Puri district, Orrisa in India.

In 2015 I had watched a television documentary on his contributions to society. From that day, I have been following his updates on various social media platforms.

What creative things he/she has done?

He has been doing creative work since 1988. He first showcased his creativity in front of the whole world when he had participated in an exhibition in the World Travel Market held in 1998 at Earls Court, London.

Sudarsan has brought laurels to India in 60 global sand sculpture tournaments and festivals all across the globe and grabbed 27 championship awards for the nation.

And explain why you think he or she is creative? and 

According to my, he is a creative person because he thinks beyond the conventional domain. On the one hand, the rest of the world makes a lot of investments to create awareness regarding pressing problems of the society, he does the same task by using his creative ability.

For example, he created an enticing sand sculpture on the Puri beach to celebrate International Tiger Day. Moreover, he had made a marvellous sand sculpture of a tiger and uploaded the photographs on it on various social media platforms. 


Through his creative talent, he has carved out a niche for himself as a sand artist.

Follow up Questions

Here are some examples of follow up questions that the examiner might ask during your speaking part 3 related to cue card “Describe a creative person whose work you admire

1. Do you think you are a creative person?

I am a creative person since my childhood, I have been converting waste products into something worthwhile. For example, recently I made a bag from my old pair of jeans. Whenever I have something which has become obsolete, I use it creatively. Like recently, I used an old CPU as a storage device in my study room.

2. Is it good for children to learn arts?

Learning art is a prudent approach for children because of two reasons. Firstly they can relieve their stress, as we all know in this contemporary epoch, fierce competition has become an integral part of our lives. A co-curricular pursuit like art can help the children feel less pressured. Secondly, it provides them with an opportunity to think beyond the conventional domain. And through art, they can hone their creative skills and lead their lives towards an impressive growth trajectory.

3. What kind of jobs require people to be creative? 

In this modern era, the growth of a person thrives primarily on creativity. It is a skill that can bring a paradigm shift in our lives. The life of people in the entertainment industry pivots around creativity. Creative people are in most demand in this industry.

Apart from this, all other jobs require creativity in different proportions. Without creativity, the workplace seems monotonous. And to add dynamism, in the jobs, it is a must-have attribute.

4. Do you think leaders need to have creative ability?

Leadership is a daunting task. To motivate the team, the leaders need to bring an element of surprise to their work. Without creativity, the team members feel jaded. Hence like other skills, the leaders need to work on creativity to bring the best out of their work.

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