I think a great deal of my creativity have come through trying out different identities and stepping in to different mysterious worlds, either made by myself or somebody else. Halloween is one of these opportunities, -to play a game, changing perspective, making a costume and be a little more mysterious than usual. It´s probably good for creativity and imagination. And easier to go with the flow when everybody else is doing it. Happy Halloween everyone!
Most often there is a discussion about what´s the difference between creativity and innovation. This is an attempt to explain it: (found at : http://keydifferences.com/difference-between-creativity-and-innovation.html ) Key Differences Between Creativity and Innovation The following are the major differences between Creativity and Innovation: The quality of thinking new ideas and putting them into reality is creativity. The act of executing the creative ideas into practice is
Scott Barry Kaufman Ph.D. wrote a blog post about how constraints can promote creativity. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/beautiful-minds/201108/does-creativity-require-constraints He says: Creativity involves variability— different ways of doing things. But creativity also involves constraints, which can either promote or preclude creativity. This simple, yet extremely important and non-obvious insight is the basis of Patricia Stokes’s excellent book "Creativity from Co
Got a lot of fresh air today and it really makes me feel more alert and creative. I went for a photo pound during my lunch brake and saw this. I liked the way the stripes from the wires cut through the sun, like sunbeams coming out of it.
So according to the model that I published yesteryday there is a purpose that can some out of the essence of What you love doing, are good at, what there is a need for and what you can be paid for. I have no answer yet. But I know what I love doing, at least. And hopefully something good can come out of it. My passion is art, creativity and teamwork. So far so good.
picture from: http://what-is-workplace-wellness.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/low-energy-woman.jpg I feel a bit drained of energy today, but yet hopeful that it´ll get better during the day. To paint a mural for two days also made me a bit tired. I came to think of things that drains energy and especially creativity and came across this blog post with the title: 6 Signs a Potential Employee Will Drain Your Team of Creativity We’ve all met people who love to drain others’ bat
I believe that limits can be good for creativity. Too much information and the "no-boundary" concept seem to work less good for me. it makes me confused and overwhelmed. When I paint I often do one color at a time, just mixing it with different amounts of water and emulsions. Then I let it dry and do another layer with a new color. I also often work with two main colors to start with, mainly one light and one dark, often contrast colors. Then I slowly start to improvise. Bu