The Creative mind“Creativity often Consists of merely turning up whatis already there. Did you know that right & Left shoes were thoughtup only a little more than a Century ago ?” - Bernice Fitz- Gibbon
>Creativity refers to the phenomenon whereby a person creates somethingnew(a product, a solution, a work of art, a novel, a joke, etc.) that has some kindof value.>Creativity is not just about arts, but about Science etc. as well.>Not Every Artist is creative.>The term “creativity” came into picture only after the 18th century.>Interestingly, the 18th century is also known as the “age of enlightenment”„coz now creativity was linked with the concept of imagination, and not limitedto expression.
In the 20th century, creativity came to be known in 5stages-PreparationIncubationIntimationIlluminationVerificationCreativity starts with an idea…..
>Leonardo Da-Vinci>Albert Einstein>Mozart>Vincent Van Gogh>James Cameron>Steve Jobs
>You cannot be creative unless you have mastered atleast one discipline, art or craft.>Creativity is “Thinking Out side the box”, provided there is a box.>Creative minds take chances, risks, & are not afraid to fall down. They pickthemselves up & say “what can I learn from this ?”>“How do we make people creative ?”>The answer is simple, its much easier to prevent it, than to make it. - Professor Howard Gardner
>Creativity can be judged only over the long run.>Only when the creator‟s work change how other people think & behave.>Sometimes, Creative minds are recognized long after their demise.>Several systematic studies of highly creative individuals have uncovered ahigher incidence of effective disorders (depression, bi-polar disorder) than thatfound in the general population.>Today, creativity is a necessary trait required in every field. From Arts toScience.