Creative Confidence

Autor: Tom Kelley
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 0385349378
File Size: 45,55 MB
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IDEO founder and Stanford d.school creator David Kelley and his brother Tom Kelley, IDEO partner and the author of the bestselling The Art of Innovation, have written a powerful and compelling book on unleashing the creativity that lies within each and every one of us. Too often, companies and individuals assume that creativity and innovation are the domain of the "creative types." But two of the leading experts in innovation, design, and creativity on the planet show us that each and every one of us is creative. In an incredibly entertaining and inspiring narrative that draws on countless stories from their work at IDEO, the Stanford d.school, and with many of the world's top companies, David and Tom Kelley identify the principles and strategies that will allow us to tap into our creative potential in our work lives, and in our personal lives, and allow us to innovate in terms of how we approach and solve problems. It is a book that will help each of us be more productive and successful in our lives and in our careers.

Drawing On The Right Side Of The Brain

Autor: Betty Edwards
Publisher: Souvenir Press
ISBN: 0285641786
File Size: 54,79 MB
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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain is the world's most widely used drawing instruction book. Whether you are a professional, a student or enjoy art as a hobby Betty Edwards' practical set-by-step guide to drawing will give you greater confidence in your ability, deepen your artistic perception and provide a new way to appreciate the way you perceive the world around you., a shift to the right side of the brain that utilises its more intuitive and artistic aspects of thinking. This definitive revised and expanded edition includes: A new introduction. Updates based on current groundbreaking research about the brain's plasticity and the emerging significance of right-brain functioning. New tools for identifying and broadening everyday problem-solving and creative skills with the visual-thinking skills drawing can teach. A new emphasis on using the strengths of the brain's right hemisphere as an antidote to the life-brain emphasis in modern life - escaping all that is linear, analytic and digital. New reproductions of classic drawings from the Old Masters throughout. This life-changing book, now fully revised and updated, will continue to inspire generations of readers.

Aha

Autor: Jordan Ayan
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: 030755418X
File Size: 17,66 MB
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"Aha! is a joyful, upbeat survey of ideas for enhancing creativity. Jordan Ayan's enthusiasm is hard to resist, and every reader will find personally suitable strategies. Aha! is an inspiring yet practical guidebook for freeing the creative spirit." --Betty Edwards, author of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain "A delightful romp through the rich and complicated field of creativity. Ayan's Aha! is bound to make the reader's thinking more interesting and original." --Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, ph.d., author of Flow: the Psychology of Optimal Experience "The future belongs to those who create it. Jordan Ayan's exceptional book will show you how to create yours by providing the keys to unlock your great ideas." --Daniel Burrus, author of Technotrends and a leading technology forecaster Behind every successful venture, there's a great idea. If you haven't found your great idea yet, or if you've always thought you "just weren't the creative type," Jordan Ayan's accessible and entertaining book will give you the confidence to listen to your own creative spirit and to find the breakthrough you've been waiting for. Based on the notion that creativity is a life skill that must be continually cultivated, Ayan offers ten strategies for finding and harnessing inspiration--wherever and whenever it occurs. His mini workshops will show you how travel, reading, the arts, new technology, journaling, and more can form the basic building blocks of a more creative and rewarding life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

50 Ways To Draw Your Beautiful Ordinary Life

Autor: Irene Smit
Publisher: Workman Publishing
ISBN: 1523501154
File Size: 67,77 MB
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From the creative minds and remarkable illustrators at Flow magazine, a delightful book that teaches the art of drawing through 50 step-by-step lessons in drawing the everyday. Includes postcards and foldouts to color and tracing paper to practice drawing.

Perspective For The Absolute Beginner

Autor: Mary Willenbrink
Publisher: North Light Books
ISBN: 9781440343681
File Size: 10,39 MB
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"Perspective made simple. How to draw in a realistic style. Perspective is arguably the most important element of drawing and also one of the most difficult to master. It's what gives drawings dimension and is the key to realistic drawing."--Publisher's description.

Let The Elephants Run

Autor: David Usher
Publisher: House of Anansi
ISBN: 1770898697
File Size: 64,35 MB
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At David Usher’s company, CloudID Creativity Labs, there is a sign on the wall that reads: “Dream big, let the elephants run!” The words are a reminder for us to hold a place in our minds for creativity, where big ideas can form and our imagination can run free. Based on his wildly popular speaking engagements, Let the Elephants Run shows us how to reignite creativity whether in the head office, the home office or the artist’s studio. Usher believes creativity is in our DNA; it's in everyone, not just the creative class. We all start our lives as creative beings but for many that spark becomes lost over time. How do we jump-start our creative process as adults? What does it means to be a creative person? How do we follow through with our ideas and turn them into tangible outcomes? Usher empowers readers to achieve more “aha” moments through two cornerstone principles of creativity: freedom and structure. Using a mix of personal anecdotes and professional examples from the worlds of industry, technology, science, music and art, he shows us that creativity is not magic; it is a learnable skill that any person or business can master. The dynamic full-colour design includes photographs, artwork and illustrations, as well as action pages to help readers start cultivating the habit of documenting their ideas for future execution. Let the Elephants Run is an essential guidebook to reconnecting with our imaginations and nurturing our creativity in accessible and productive ways.