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The Creative Process In The Individual

Author : Thomas Troward
ISBN : 9781447483885
Genre : Self-Help
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A guide for any person wishing to unlock their full potential and unleash the creative spirit we all have. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: Self-Help

The Creative Process In The Individual

Author : T. Troward
ISBN : EAN:4057664645517
Genre : Fiction
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"The Creative Process in the Individual" by T. Troward. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
Category: Fiction

The Nature Of The Creative Process In Art

Author : Jaroslav Havelka
ISBN : 9789401195126
Genre : Psychology
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No single factor determined the growth of this book. It may have been that as a novice researcher in Behavioral Psychology I experienced growing discontent with the direction of intellectual activity in which the accent was on methodology and measurement, with a distinct atmosphere of dogmatism, insecurity and defensiveness. The anathema of tender-mindedness was attached to any study of mental manifes tations that avoided laboratory confirmation and statistical significance. Man in his uniqueness and unpredictable potentialities remained un explored. Yet outside the systematic vivisection of variables and their measurement men of originality and genius were studying the mind in its complex yet natural interaction of aspirations, values and creative capacities. It was almost too easy for me to turn to them for the re orientation of my psychological interest, and it was not difficult to find in Freud the most daring and penetrating representant of humanistic psychology. Furthermore, it could have been the fact that Freud's thoughts on creative processes appeared to me at once starkly original and yet incomplete and fragmentary, that led me to reconsider and expand on them. Freud's fascination with culture and creativity, although frank and serious, led him to a peculiar indecisiveness and overcautiousness which was radically different from the dramatic boldness of his thera peutic methods and the depth of his personality theories.
Category: Psychology

The Creative Process In Music From Mozart To Kurt G

Author : William Kinderman
ISBN : 9780252037160
Genre : Music
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In this intriguing study, William Kinderman opens the door to the composer's workshop, investigating not just the final outcome but the process of creative endeavour in music. Focusing on the stages of composition, Kinderman maintains that the most rigorous basis for the study of artistic creativity comes not from anecdotal or autobiographical reports, but from original handwritten sketches, drafts, revised manuscripts, and corrected proof sheets. He explores works of major composers from the eighteenth century to the present, from Mozart's piano music and Beethoven's Piano Trio in F to Kurtag's Kafka Fragments and Hommage à R. Sch. Other chapters examine Robert Schumann's Fantasie in C, Mahler's Fifth Symphony, and Bartók's Dance Suite. Revealing the diversity of sources, rejected passages and movements, fragmentary unfinished works, and aborted projects that were absorbed into finished compositions, The Creative Process in Music from Mozart to Kurtag illustrates the wealth of insight that can be gained through studying the creative process.
Category: Music

The Creative Process

Author : Brewster Ghiselin
ISBN : 0520054539
Genre : Art
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"Interest is the creative process isn't new. Both Plato and Aristotle discussed its intricacies, and so have many others over the past two thousand years. This unusal collection provides a lively sampling of what 38 writers, artists, and scientists have had to say about creativity. While not always comforting, their remarks offer new ways of understanding the creative struggle. Discipline and hard work are clearly integral to the process, but as editor Brewster Ghiselin notes, so too is listening to the voice of eccentricity within ourselves and in the world." -- page 4 of cover.
Category: Art

Cake Baking The Creative Process

Author : Judi Hofmeister
ISBN : 9781452590059
Genre : Education
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Cake Baking and the Creative Process Too is the second edition of a fun and quick, creative resource for teachers. In this second edition, author Judi Hofmeister includes more in-depth information for planning lessons and curricular units using her cake baking analogy of the Creative Process. Hofmeister keeps the innovative classroom exercises (or what she calls "Recipes of Imagination") for dance, theatre, and vocal music that were in her first edition, then she further expands and includes new cultural ideas for the arts integrated classroom. Any of Hofmeister’s exercises or ideas can be used as stand-alone, quick classroom tasks, or they could also be blended together to create entire curricular units. Better yet, the information that Hofmeister shares could be the foundation for large, collaborative, creative projects across content areas. Each section of this book encourages teachers and students alike, to think outside of the box, or "dance on the other side of the barre". Get your copy today and begin your creative planning towards arts integrated learning!
Category: Education

Genetic Criticism And The Creative Process

Author : William Kinderman
ISBN : 9781580463171
Genre : Literary Collections
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Studies of the genesis of musical, literary, and theatrical works.
Category: Literary Collections

Digital Media And The Creative Process

Author : Robert Brainard
ISBN : 9780979294327
Genre : Education
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Digital Media and the Creative Process, as the title suggests, provides a topic to discuss the challenges and the possibilities that designers en- counter as they integrate digital tools in their daily workflow. It features a number of high quality submissions of articles that insightfully address the subject.
Category: Education

The Creative Process Of Els Joglars And Teatro De La Abad A

Author : Simon Breden
ISBN : 9781855662780
Genre : Drama
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Breden shifts the focus of academic study away from product and towards process, demonstrating how an understanding of process assists in the reading of the theatrical product.
Category: Drama

The Creative Process Of Children

Author : Sandy Smyth
ISBN : 9781609573119
Genre : Art
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THE CREATIVE PROCESS OF CHILDREN: THE OPEN STUDIO is about how children create when provided with a stimulating learning environment as they connect to the wonder of nature through art making. I believe art making is also a therapeutic activity. As a former art teacher, I have seen the most difficult children settle down and gain self-esteem through making art. In my own life, I have experienced the therapeutic effects of creating art, and have seen positive effects of creative activity in the lives of others.The Creative Arts - painting, sculpting, dancing, drama, filmmaking, writing, making music, and the like - are mediums for self-expression and self-awareness. I believe making art connects us to the creative spiritual power within, the Source of all our creativity and emotional, psychological and spiritual wellbeing. My ministry is to help people of all ages connect to that loving Source within through the creative arts.Sandy Smyth: M.A.R., Yale University, Divinity School;M.A.R.S., Sacred Heart University (CT);B.A., Art Education, Elmira College.Sandy lives in Connecticut with her husband and two French bull dogs. She writes poetry and creates collages with torn paper and oil crayons. She is also the author of Journey to Wholeness through the Creative Arts (c) 2009, Xulon Pres
Category: Art

Innovation And The Creative Process

Author : Lars Fuglsang
ISBN : 9781848440104
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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After phenomenology and feminism the concept of care is taken forward to conceive innovation as an interactive process requiring diversity and collectivity. A fresh look at innovation is grounded in the long standing experience of the Roskilde group and it takes the readers into an intriguing voyage in practical creativity. Silvia Gherardi, Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, Italy It is not an easy task to be innovative in the large and increasing field of innovation studies. We should therefore thank and welcome the Roskilde School for achieving such a difficult task. This book provides a new and promising vision of innovation which is metaphorically called innovation with care . This new theory draws upon a sociological perspective in order to open up the black box of the organization. It brings interacting people and social process to the forefront of innovation phenomena. Innovation and the Creative Process explores innovation with care, illustrating that it is possible to integrate in the innovation theory a wide range of specialized and non-specialized actors, activities and forms of business and social innovations. Following the Schumpeterian tradition, it provides a more comprehensive notion of innovation and enlarges the scope of innovation theory. This book represents a fruitful approach to innovation which academics, private and public practitioners should consider with much care. Faïz Gallouj, University of Lille, France This book explores new frameworks and methods of understanding and analysing innovation. These are set against a backdrop of innovation with care , which is seen as a phenomenon that takes place among many actors with different perspectives, ideas and cultures that must be carefully woven together in order to achieve the benefits of innovation The new perspectives presented by the contributors will be important in encouraging successful innovation across sectors, organizations and people. They examine how people and organizations deal with the tensions and paradoxes in the innovative process between creativity and innovation, variation and selection, and sense and strategy-making. The book also includes a sociological approach to innovation as a complement to economic perspectives in order to better understand how people can benefit from innovation in a number of interesting private and public cases. To benefit from innovation, it concludes, people depend less on formal roles and formal organization than on a caring approach that enables them to deal with and interpret evolutions across people, organizations and sectors. This highly original, innovative book will provide fascinating reading for a diverse audience, including academics, researchers, policymakers and managers with an interest in innovation, organization studies, institutional theory and, more generally, business and management.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Creative Process

Author : Scott R. Turner
ISBN : 9781317780625
Genre : Psychology
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Someday computers will be artists. They'll be able to write amusing and original stories, invent and play games of unsurpassed complexity and inventiveness, tell jokes and suffer writer's block. But these things will require computers that can both achieve artistic goals and be creative. Both capabilities are far from accomplished. This book presents a theory of creativity that addresses some of the many hard problems which must be solved to build a creative computer. It also presents an exploration of the kinds of goals and plans needed to write simple short stories. These theories have been implemented in a computer program called MINSTREL which tells stories about King Arthur and his knights. While far from being the silicon author of the future, MINSTREL does illuminate many of the interesting and difficult issues involved in constructing a creative computer. The results presented here should be of interest to at least three different groups of people. Artificial intelligence researchers should find this work an interesting application of symbolic AI to the problems of story-telling and creativity. Psychologists interested in creativity and imagination should benefit from the attempt to build a detailed, explicit model of the creative process. Finally, authors and others interested in how people write should find MINSTREL's model of the author-level writing process thought-provoking.
Category: Psychology

Lsd Spirituality And The Creative Process

Author : Marlene Dobkin de Rios
ISBN : 0892819731
Genre : Medical
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Between 1954 and 1962 Dr. Oscar Janiger administered LSD to more than 950 people from all walks of life. The data collected from those trials, and from follow-up studies 40 years later, is now available for the first time.
Category: Medical


Author : Sandra Cerny Minton
ISBN : 0736064761
Genre : Performing Arts
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Solve common problems in choreography, design and shape movements into a dance, and organize a concert. Each chapter offers movement exploration exercises, review and reflection questions, and application challenges to help you understand the choreographic process from concept to stage performances. --back cover.
Category: Performing Arts

Hot Wiring Your Creative Process

Author : Curt Cloninger
ISBN : 0132798220
Genre : Computers
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Design philosophies can be useful, but inspiration, creative strategies, and efficient work habits are what really get the job done. Designer, instructor, and author Curt Cloninger provides a multitude of strategies, tools, and practices that readers can use to inject a big dose of creativity into just about any design project. With illustrations drawn from 20th-century French philosophy, medieval manuscripts, punkrock posters, and more, Curt’s innovative text introduces readers to his personal toolkit for hot-wiring the creative process. You’ll learn strategies to: • Recognize and believe in your creative powers • Develop effective methods for evaluating your own work • Draw inspiration from the past • Use standard software in experimental ways, and find nonstandard applications to create new effects • Maintain a personal design playground • Mine your subconscious with the Oblique Strategies Cards, developed by Brian Eno and Peter Schmidt • Un-stick your imagination by “blitz-designing” mock-ups Curt Cloninger is an artist, designer, author, and instructor in Multimedia Arts & Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. His book Fresh Styles for Web Designers: Eye Candy from the U nderground (New Riders, 2002) is an industry standard on creative Web design solutions. Curt’s art and design work has been featured in I.D. Magazine, HOW Magazine, The New York Times, Desktop Magazine, and at digital arts festivals from Korea to Brazil. He regularly speaks at international events such as HOW Design, South by Southwest, Web Design World, and FILE. His pirate signal broadcasts from to facilitate lively dialog.
Category: Computers

Women Conscience And The Creative Process

Author : Anne E. Patrick
ISBN : 9781893757837
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Offers a deeply personal interpretation of conscience, drawing on Scripture, ethics, psychology, and stories of women's lives to demonstrate the importance of the virtue of creative responsibility.
Category: RELIGION

Creative License

Author : Margherita Spagnuolo Lobb
ISBN : 3211839011
Genre : Medical
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The Gestalt approach is particularly known for its broad spectrum of therapeutic interventions, including artistic materials and methods from the fine and performing arts. Creativity is a significant criterion for health, well-being and intelligence. It reflects the ability to find new solutions and promotes the flexibility required to adjust productively during critical life events. Gestalt therapy employs the term "creative adjustment” to emphasize the importance of this ability for personal and professional growth. The book focuses on the fruitful interchange between theoretical guidelines and professional practice. A strong emphasis lies on the historical and philosophical foundations of this topic, on clinical practice and case studies, and on various fields of applications (neuroscience, developmental psychology). A solid representation of American and European theoreticians bridges a divide between continents and reflects the productive discourse amoung schools and "streams” of Gestalt therapy.
Category: Medical

Myth And The Creative Process

Author : Jacob E. Nyenhuis
ISBN : 0814330029
Genre : Art
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An original inquiry into how the artistic psyche interacts with myth; includes a catalogue of the works of British artist Michael Ayrton.
Category: Art

Benito Per Z Gald S And The Creative Process

Author : Walter Thomas Pattison
ISBN : 9780816658466
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Benito Perez Galdos and the Creative Process was first published in 1954. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Most critics would rank Benito Perez Galdos second only to Cervantes among the great novelists of Spain. However, in spite of the esteem in which he is generally held, Galdos has been the subject of relatively few scholarly studies. Professor Pattison, by an analysis of two of Galdos' novels, attempts to reconstruct the creative processes that were involved in the writing of these novels. This is the first time that such a critical approach has been used in the field of Spanish fiction and the resulting study is significant not only to Spanish scholars but to all students of literature seeking further insights into the fascinating and still elusive creative process. Professor Pattison analyzes the novels Gloria, published in 1877, and Marianela,which was published the following year. Both are stories of contemporary life, the former having as its theme the conflict between noble religion and the fanaticism of individual religious sects, and the latter presenting a story of tragic love interwoven with the social problem of the responsibilities of the rich toward the poor. In tracking down the sources of ideas, characters, plots, and viewpoints that emerge in these novels, Professor Pattison worked first-hand in Galdos' personal library in Madrid. From the notes and markings in the books and from other intimate observations, the scholar-detective put his finger on many of the original sources that contributed to Galdos' artistic creations and identified the prototypes for fictional characters among persons Galdos knew.
Category: Literary Criticism

J R R Tolkien S Double Worlds And Creative Process

Author : A. Zettersten
ISBN : 9780230118409
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A close colleague of Tolkein for many years, Zettersten offers here a personally informed analysis of his fiction. In light of his unusual life experience and enthusiasm for the study of languages, Zettersten finds in Tolkein's fiction the same animating passions that drove that great author as a youth, a soldier, a linguist, and an Oxford Don.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines