"Creativity is not the possession of some special talent. It’s about the willingness to play."
This week in For the Painter #20...
1. Christmas Art Ideas
This blog post over at Ken Bromley Art Supplies has a collection of Christmas Art Ideas with videos on painting cards, gift tags, and ornaments.
Christmas Art Ideas - 10 Video Tutorials & Demonstrations - Ken Bromley Art Supplies
Christmas is coming so time to start thinking about all the Christmas art creations we can get making! There is nothing more special than receiving a hand made card or gift at Christmas and we have put together a selection of video tutorials of some great ideas for you to try!
2. John Cleese on Creativity
"You can't become playful and therefore creative if you're under your usual pressures because to cope with them, you've got to be in the closed mode. You have to create some space for yourself away from those demands."
John Cleese on Creativity In Management
Browse more videos from the famous John Cleese training company: www.videoarts.comIn this lecture-style presentation, John Cleese claims that creativity is n...
A blast from the past, this talk by John Cleese on creativity is funny and insightful. Cleese shares about the Open mode (divergent thought) and Closed mode (critical thought) and how to get to it.
This video is over 30 minutes long but well worth watching and taking some notes.
"Creativity is not a talent, it is a way of operating."
I hope you can create some space for Open mode painting this week!