I wld like to talk about creativity from the perspective of earning a living from being creative, sometimes being under pressure. I was scared out of my wits on my 1st job where I had to rely on my creativity. Thought I’d put together some ways to think about creativity and how to live a creative life.
But these ideas are not likely to work. You’re going to need A PLAN. BTW, if you do anagrams, you will see that my name can be found in this magical word!
Where does creativity come from?
Maybe it happen when a light goes off in your head
Maybe creative thoughts are born in dreams
If you’re born with it, you get to use it; If not born with it, what can you do?
There may be times when you need help with creative ideas. Team, group,
When we have a creative challenge it’s important to remember it’s how we look at that challenge
I started looking for some ways to increase creativity, ways to apply it to my challenge
I thought about a project starting from a something really large like this marble quarry
Brought it down to size
We might start to think about what we can do to this block of marble.
Some producers will think big
Somewill think big
Some will think small
Some will think cake
Some will get brain fog
Or maybe even brain freeze
Here’s what Michelangelo did
I’ve identified 2 kinds of needs.Creative thought manifests itself when we are doing other things – especially things that require our bodies to be in motion.
You might want to take up a little gardening
Or take up landscaping. On website people didn’t realize a landscaper “created” this dancing tree
Instant Creativity Sing a silly song Get up and dance – try the chicken dance Get out of your pajamas or sweats Enjoy champagne truffles from Teuscher Take a brisk walk (preferably on your way to Teuscher) Read Dr. Seuss Color, paint or draw Watch a cartoon Clean out a junk drawer
Creativity for Life Play Scrabble, or Words With Friends on FB Work on puzzles
Creativity for Life Keep a journal Browse through a dictionary or thesaurus