HOW DO YOU MEASURE A CREATIVE IDEA?

HOW DO YOU MEASURE A CREATIVE IDEA?

Speech is the twin of my vision, it is unequal to measure itself, it provokes me forever, it says sarcastically, Walt you contain enough, why don’t you let it out then? -Walt Whitman   How do you measure a creative idea? How do you know if that glimpse of...
CREATIVITY AND ORIGINALITY

CREATIVITY AND ORIGINALITY

What we perceive and understand depends upon what we are. -Aldous Huxley   Do I see what you see? How similar are our observations? Is your perception of my art going to be commensurate with the reaction I am hoping to receive from you? Should I create only with the...
CREATIVITY AND THAT AHA MOMENT

CREATIVITY AND THAT AHA MOMENT

The idea came to me without anything in my former thoughts seeming to pave the way for it… -Henri Poincare   The aha or opening moment for a writer, an artist, a musician, a scientist – for many innovative people – can be that unexpected perception of...
I TOUCHED A STAR IN MY DREAM LAST NIGHT

I TOUCHED A STAR IN MY DREAM LAST NIGHT

Many characters have come to me… in a dream, and then I’ll elaborate from there. I always write down all my dreams. -William Burroughs   We often are oblivious to the potential of our dreams and tend to dismiss them. Yet, there are those dreams that...
GLIMPSES KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD

GLIMPSES KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD

The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.  -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   Glimpses keep falling on my head and I pay attention to them because they often take me on unexpected creative journeys. Unlike the “guy whose feet are too big for his...