Anyone can be creative. The most important thing (at least I think so) is tenacity. You need to stick with it. I’ve seen people create amazing and emotional stories with stick figures. I’ve seen people grow from thinking they can’t draw/write/dance/sing/whatever to be a talented, respected creator. If you want to be creative, it’s as simple as picking up the pencil and creating something.
Photos I used as inspiration for this:
I often use photos as guides, but they usually take on a new appearance as I go.