Tagged: creativity

Creative Slumps and Education 0

Creative Slumps and Education

Sam Nielson, an artist at Disney Interactive, writes this about creative expression and art education: Based on things I’ve read and seen (ie. just a hyphothesis), I believe there’s a big dip in creativity as artists increase in learning.  I think this is one source of the common (but mistaken)...

Inventive Genius 2

Inventive Genius

Inventive genius requires pleasurable mental activity as a condition for its vigorous exercise. ‘Necessity is the mother of invention’ is a silly proverb. ‘Necessity is the mother of futile dodges’ is much nearer to the truth. The basis of the growth of modern invention is science, and science is almost...

I’m A Frayed Knot 3

I’m A Frayed Knot

I was just bumming around online today and I came across this article , “Is Christian Music Dying?”, in Collide magazine.  I looked at the first couple of paragraphs in print last month, but never got around to reading the whole thing. The article is a discussion of CCM –...