The 10 Rules of Creation
Creativity loves boundaries. Boundaries make your creative ability stronger. It forces you to find connections.
The most important part of creating is not having an idea: It is how you handle the conflict between your ideas and the limitations of your raw materials.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
While being creative isn't easy, nearly all great ideas follow a sim...
Some people are primed to be more creative than others.
However, nearly every person is born with some level of creative skill and the majority of our creative thinking abilities are trainable.
When you look at great geniuses like Newton, for example, it can be easy to imagine that their ideas and work came exclusively out of their minds. But that is seldom how it works.
We get to see further than our predecessors, not because we have a greater vision or greater height, but because we are lifted on their gigantic stature.
There are giants in every field. Don't let them intimidate you. Take from anywhere that resonates with you and inspires or fuels your imagination. Build upon it and improve it. Doing this will make your work authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent.
Our expectations of how creativity should look like block us. Creative inspiration is all around us, but we don’t see it because we've grown up being taught to look for it in specific p...