Archive for the ‘Creativity’ Category
Fantastic! – Ira Glass (This American Life) on the secret of success in creative work (video)
LOVE! New York Times slideshow of Gerhard Richter’s art on display at the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin.
Random, but interesting… – Photos of Congolese wrestlers.
I’m a nerd, but I like this. The Best Picture Nominees….as Infographics.
Love this. Jay-Z, Ed Ruscha and Thom Yorke to Design Water Tanks in New York.
Looks pretty good! Trailer for Donald Miller’s new film, Blue Like Jazz.
Michael Hyatt had a great post this week, How To Change Organizational Culture.
Needed: New York Times on How To Wear A Tux.
Here’s my list of what have become my essential reads so far on art and the creative process. Would love to hear what you would add to the list!
Art & Fear: Observations On the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking
David Bayles & Ted Orland
The Artist’s Way Every Day: A Year of Creative Living
The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life
What books would you add to this list?
- Excited to read Charles Lee’s new book: Good Idea, Now What? Charles is a great thinker. Congrats friend!
- Love creative work environments. Here’s a look inside Yelp’s NYC Offices.
- Great quote by design legend, Paul Rand: “The role of the imagination is to create new meanings and to discover connections that, even if obvious, seem to escape detection. Imagination begins with intuition, not intellect.” (via)
- What does it mean to teach creativity? Every school in America should be having this conversation.
- But parents, let’s not wait for the schools… 12 Most Loving Ways to Spark Creativity In Your Child.
- Some newly released unpublished photos of Miles Davis. (BTW…have you purchased “Kind of Blue” yet? Best jazz album of all time.)
- A $23 Starbucks drink. Sounds awful…
- Love the Tribeca neighborhood in NYC. This penthouse on Duane Street isn’t bad either…
This is really cool. It’s 12+ hours of Jackson Price’s Photoshop creation of the RESET machine that was used in the promo for a new series happening at The Orchard compressed into about 4.5 minutes.
Total Reset Promo Project hours: 80
- 4 hours – Concept/Research
- 3 hours – Stop-motion photography of the box
- 4 hours – Searching for images (68 images used – some created, some photographed, some purchased, some free)
- 12 hours – Photoshop work
- 58 hours compositing & animating in After Effects