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Creative Intelligence: Harnessing the Power to Create, Connect, and Inspire
Offering insights from the spheres of anthropology, psychology, education, design, and business, Creative Intelligence by Bruce Nussbaum, a leading thinker, commentator, and curator on the subjects of design, creativity, and innovation, is first book to identify and explore creative intelligence as a new form of cultural literacy and as a powerful method for problem-solving, driving innovation, and sparking start-up capitalism. Nussbaum ...
The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles
Black Irish Entertainment LLC
A succinct, engaging, and practical guide for succeeding in any creative sphere, The War of Art is nothing less than Sun-Tzu for the soul. hat keeps so many of us from doing what we long to do? Why is there a naysayer within? How can we avoid the roadblocks of any creative endeavor—be it starting up a dream business venture, writing a novel, or painting a masterpiece? Bestselling novelist Steven Pressfield identif ies the enemy that every one ...
How to Use Your Creative Imagination
CSA Press, 2002
An enlivening Power is nurturing the universe and we can learn to be responsive to it. Because you are a spiritual being, you already have the ability to remove or transcend all limiting conditions that may have, until now, opposed your endeavors to live freely , enjoyably, and effectively. As this is accomplished, the necessary resources and supportive events, circumstances, and relationships for your highest good will be spontaneously provided ...
The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care
What if your cell phone could detect cancer cells circulating in your blood or warn you of an imminent heart attack? Mobile wireless digital devices, including smartphones and tablets with seemingly limitless functionality, have brought about radical changes in our lives, providing hyper-connectivity to social networks and cloud computing. But the digital world has hardly pierced the medical cocoon. Until now. Beyond reading email and ...
Creative Problem Solving Techniques To Change Your Life
Creative Problem Solving Techniques To Change Your Life Effective Problem Solving Strategies Now you can change your life with this creative problem solving techniques guide. Learn simple and straight-forward ideas, methods and techniques that will enhance your problem solving skills so that you can find solutions to everyday problems. Discover: • How to snap out of limited left-brained thinking and access whole-brain problem ...
Creative, Inc.: The Ultimate Guide to Running a Successful Freelance Business
Joy Deangdeelert Cho
Meg Mateo Ilasco
As the hipster classic Craft, Inc. did for crafters, this book will teach all types of creatives illustrators, photographers, graphic designers, animators, and more how to build a successful business doing what they love. Freelancing pros Meg Mateo Ilasco and Joy Deangdeelert Cho explain everything from creating a standout portfolio to navigating the legal issues of starting a business. Accessible, spunky, and packed with practical advice, ...
Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative
Workman Publishing Company
You don’t need to be a genius, you just need to be yourself. That’s the message from Austin Kleon, a young writer and artist who knows that creativity is everywhere, creativity is for everyone. A manifesto for the digital age, Steal Like an Artist is a guide whose positive message, graphic look and illustrations, exercises, and examples will put readers directly in touch with their artistic side. When Mr. Kleon was asked to address ...
Creative Lettering: Techniques & Tips from Top Artists
Hand-lettering techniques are a popular and visually dynamic way to add textual elements to crafts, from journals to mixed-media art. Sixteen accomplished contributors—including calligraphers, painters, collagists, card makers, fiber artists, and graphic designers—give their personal perspectives on lettering. They all offer their favorite tools, how they use them, their signature technique with step-by-step instructions and photos, and an ...
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
Simon & Schuster
All it takes to make creativity a part of your life is the willingness to make it a habit. It is the product of preparation and effort, and is within reach of everyone. Whether you are a painter, musician, businessperson, or simply an individual yearning to put your creativity to use, The Creative Habit provides you with thirty-two practical exercises based on the lessons Twyla Tharp has learned in her remarkable thirty-five-year career. In ...
Creative Workshop: 80 Challenges to Sharpen Your Design Skills
Have you ever struggled to complete a design project on time? Or felt that having a tight deadline stifled your capacity for maximum creativity? If so, then this book is for you. Within Creative Workshop , you'll find 80 creative challenges that will help you achieve a breadth of stronger design solutions, in various media, within any set time period. Exercises range from creating a typeface in an hour to designing a paper robot in an ...
The Accidental Creative: How to Be Brilliant at a Moment's Notice
"You go to work each day tasked with (1) inventing brilliant solutions that (2) meet specific objectives by (3) defined deadlines. If you do this successfully you get to keep your job. If you don't, you get to work on your resume. The moment you exchange your creative efforts for money, you enter a world where you will have to be brilliant at a moment's notice. (no pressure, right?)" It isn't enough to just do your job anymore. In order ...
Creative Haven Steampunk Designs Coloring Book (Creative Haven Coloring Books)
, Creative Haven
Over 30 detailed drawings depict men and women in Victorian regalia adorned with goggles, gears, antique clocks, and other artifacts of the steam-powered era. Evocative backgrounds feature moody mashups of butterflies, flowers, and stars with locomotives, hot-air balloons, Victrolas, and other machinery. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display.
Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques (2nd Edition)
Ten Speed Press
Rethink the Way You Think In hindsight, every great idea seems obvious. But how can you be the person who comes up with those ideas? In this revised and expanded edition of his groundbreaking Thinkertoys , creativity expert Michael Michalko reveals life-changing tools that will help you think like a genius. From the linear to the intuitive, this comprehensive handbook details ingenious creative-thinking techniques for approaching problems ...
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book
Adobe Creative Team
Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop CS6 choose Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 14 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Photoshop CS6 and how to manipulate images, edit motion-based content, and create image composites. In addition to learning the key elements of the ...
Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative
"It is often said that education and training are the keys to the future. They are, but a key can be turned in two directions. Turn it one way andyou lock resources away, even from those they belong to. Turn it the otherway and you release resources and give people back to themselves. To realizeour true creative potential—in our organizations, in our schools and in our communities—we need to think differently about ourselves and to ...
Getting Sh*t Done: How to Stop Procrastinating, Let Perfectionism Go, & Harness Your Creative Superpowers ...
Countless Books, 2013
You Really CAN Stop Procrastinating Everybody feels like a flake at one time or another, but if you constantly struggle with procrastination, fear, impulsiveness, and distractibility, this short, insightful guide is for you. You've read every productivity book out there, from Getting Things Done to 7 Habits. You've started a hundred new projects with plans for world domination, only to abandon them when you hit an obstacle or a shiny new idea ...
Creative Seed Bead Connections: Using Wire, Jump Rings, and Chain
Teresa Meister's fine-scale wirework provides structure, and her beaded patterns bring on the color! Colorful seed beads, pearls, and crystals are used to create delicate jewelry components. Now link all these components together with wirework connections including wire loops, chain, and jump rings. The results are thirteen jewelry sets (each set includes a necklace, bracelet, and earrings) plus variation ideas giving readers a lot of options ...
The Creative Writing Workbook Create and Develop the Writer Within
Susan Clayson, 2013
The Creative Writing Workbook&llt;/h1> With the Creative Writing Workbook you will develop the skills and knowledge that you need to start out on the road to writing and financial freedom. If your dream is to write and be published, and reap the rewards of your effort, the Creative Writing Workbook will set you on the road to accomplishing your writing and publishing dream. As the title implies, this book is a workbook, filled with ...
Creative Cursing: A Mix 'n' Match Profanity Generator
Whether you’re annoyed with your neighbor, agitated with your boss, or tired of your lazy roommate, this unique side-by-side flippable flap novelty book of amusing and socially unacceptable phrases will provide endless possibilities for creative and colorful vocabulary. Both young and old students and professionals alike will appreciate this easy-to-use, uncensored, totally x-rated, and hilarious phrase generator. Unleash the immaturity and ...
Creative Haven Mehndi Designs Coloring Book: Traditional Henna Body Art (Creative Haven Coloring Books)
, Creative Haven
Exotic birds and butterflies, hypnotic paisley prints, and flowers galore — these mehndi designs offer colorists an array of exciting challenges. Derived from the ancient art of henna body painting, 31 striking patterns are based on authentic Indian, African, and Middle Eastern sources. Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display.
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