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Creative thinking

  1. 1. Art and its creative process.• Vertical thinking VS Lateral Thinking.• Thinking skills.• Edward de Bono/ Raths and creative thinking.• Art project.• La bodega de ana. Gaby Fdz.
  2. 2. Art Appreciation. Creative development. Vertical thinking VS Lateral ThinkingStructured Free New methods New ideasFollow instructionsAnalysis Takes more timeSaves time and $ Unknown
  3. 3. EmotionalLogical Thinking.Thinking Hear words betterVerbal activity Creative sideLogic side Music and soundSee words and letters See drawings Source: Arte, Mente y Cerebro. Gardner, H. 2005.
  4. 4. Lateral thinking=Think out of the box
  5. 5. Vertical thinking makes symmetricalpatterns or routiness of doing things.
  6. 6. Lateral thinking makes irregular patterns.
  7. 7. Exercise. Make a drawing representing one kind of thinking.• Regular= Vertical thinking.• Irregular= Lateral thinking.• Use ruler.
  8. 8. Exercise. Draw a line without using your hands.Name the line.Represent the line with your body.
  9. 9. Creativity always involves:Why?How?When?What?Who?
  10. 10. Edward De Bono (1982) 6 Hat Technique from De Bono.• Red – emotion, intuition.• Blue – Begins and ends process, lays out what hats to use, time, agenda, etc.• Yellow – value, benefit, satisfaction.• Black - negative, analysis.• Green - creative thinking• White – available information
  11. 11. Louis Raths (1977) Thinking processes.*Percieve: Action of receiving and making, at nervous levels given datatrough senses. Sight.*Observe: Describe and discover the world around us. Pay attention and seean object or circumstance.*Interpret: Explain meaning of an experience. Going to a museum.*Analyze: Is to distribute and separate a whole into pieces.*Asociate: Relate one thing or elemnt with other to join ideas.*Classify: Organize elements and group them according certain principles andcategories.
  12. 12. *Compare: To establish similarities and differences to relatedata, facts or concepts to get conclusions.*Express: Show trough oral and written language in acomprehensible way.*Sinthetize: Compose a whole taking on account all its parts.*Deduct: Way ot reazoning parting from a general principlein a mechanic way.*Evaluate: Determine wether the evaluated situation orthing has a value or not according to certain criteria.
  13. 13. L. Raths excercise• From the painting you see on the board we are going to read the image according to Raths theory.• Apply at least 5 thinking processes to decode the painting.• Write the kind of process and your interpretation.• Write down the name of the painting, the painter, year, format, etc.• Hand in with name, group, etc.
  14. 14. Exercise. Write down the problem and the possible solution.• There is a man who lives on the top floor of a very tall building. Everyday he gets the elevator down to the ground floor to leave the building to go to work. Upon returning from work though, he can only travel half way up in the lift and has to walk the rest of the way unless its raining! Why?• A man and his son are in a car accident. The father dies on the scene, but the child is rushed to the hospital. When he arrives the surgeon says, "I cant operate on this boy, he is my son! " How can this be?• A man is wearing black. Black shoes, socks, trousers, coat, gloves and ski mask. He is walking down a back street with all the street lamps off. A black car is coming towards him with its light off but somehow manages to stop in time. How did the driver see the man
  15. 15. Solutions.• The man is very, very short and can only reach halfway up the elevator buttons. However, if it is raining then he will have his umbrella with him and can press the higher buttons with it.• The surgeon was his mother.• It was day time.
  16. 16. In the artistic process might take more than 15 years to achievethe creative process as an artist.This process begins with the idea, conception, investigation,plannification, sketching or scale moduling, testing, making orcreating, final finish, exhibition, evaluation or critique.Some thinking skills like reflection or logical thinking are neededby the artist to focus the fantasy side of the creative thinking.
  17. 17. Thinking skills• The human capacity to think in conscious ways to achieve certain purposes, like remembering, questioning, forming concepts, planning, reasoning, imagining, solving problems, making decisions and judgements.• A skill is a practical ability in doing something or succeeding in a task.• A thinking skill is a practical ability to think in ways that are judged to be more or less effective or skilled. They are the habits of intelligent behaviour learned through practice.• Thinking skills are the mental capacities we use to investigate the world, to solve problems and make judgements .• The key skills in human thinking, and the most famous of these is Bloom’s Taxonomy
  18. 18. Art project .1. Topic: Recycling and reusing glass, plastic, paper.2. Choose an idea or concept that you need to explore or you relate to.3. Investigate about materials, ways to do it, time, budget, etc.4. Make a plan, dates, notes, etc. in a diary.5. Make a sketch or various sketches of your design or scale modules.6. Test with materials.7. Make your project.8. Give final finish.9. Exhibition.10.Evaluation.
  19. 19. Guidelines• Work has to be tridimensional.• Work has to be presented on a base.• The base has to be covered, painted or similar.• You have to present written investigation, plan, diary, sketch and PICTURES OF ALL PROCESS.• Letter size or A4 format.• 1.5 space between lines.• Font Arial 12• Official cover from UVM• Black and white is Ok.