Tag: painting

You’re More Creative Than You Think: The Myth of Left Brain

I’m about as left-brained as they come. I’m a numbers guy. I’m not creative. I’ve encountered a good few folks with the ‘creative vacancy’ mindset and, without fail, I’m always perplexed by it. It’s no secret that there is a healthy portion of the… Continue Reading “You’re More Creative Than You Think: The Myth of Left Brain”

Where Do Ideas Come From? Stimulating Imagination

Pulp Fiction, Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, The Godfather. What do they have in common? They all started with good ideas. They’re imaginative. So how can I stimulate my own imagination? Where do good ideas come from? Creativity is a muscle and the… Continue Reading “Where Do Ideas Come From? Stimulating Imagination”

Does The Artist’s Intention Matter? A Debate About Creation

A gorilla fighting a man on a jet-pack. That’s what I saw this morning when I looked up at the clouds. It was a sight to behold and I regret not taking a picture of the epic, cumulonimbus clash. I wasn’t the only one… Continue Reading “Does The Artist’s Intention Matter? A Debate About Creation”

What Counts As Art?

I’m going to show you a picture… At a Modern Art gallery in San Francisco, a teenager left a pair of glasses on the floor as a bit of lighthearted, ironic fun. What happened next is the interesting part. Museum patrons who crossed paths… Continue Reading “What Counts As Art?”