Lately I had an occasion, I was talking about my new art project and how it is thought through, and even though I am proud time to time bring some chaos in the room the project is calculated, mapped and planned throughout. At that moment my mum (who is not an artist) walked in the room, and in the end of my speech she contemplatively said:
” You know, I never sincerely thought that Piccaso is a great artist till the moment I saw his early sketches filled with absolutely amazing strokes, lines and all the touches!”
At that moment I remember that Piccaso said once, all children are born artists, the problem is to remain an artist when we grow up.
How to nurture the creativity within yourself? Is there a key?
Creativity is often defined as use of the imagination or original ideas, especially in the production of an artistic work.
A while ago creativity was considered to be an immeasurable, natural ability. But E. Paul Torrance called for explicit teaching of creativity. He advocated that it was skill-specific, requiring intentional training. Now we getting to believe that as soon as we have no idea how tomorrow would look like and we forced to adapt, but that is a long process during which sometimes you need to prove that your creativity is a thought through rather than you, as a student being careless, obnoxious or reckless. For that activity invented a number of design thinking methods.
Design thinking methods aim to unleash creativity and explore innovative solutions in the context of group discussion and brainstorming.