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telepathy and art

November 03, 2007 in Art as a professiontopics:, ,

In science fiction, whenever a character develops the ability to hear other people’s thoughts, they go through an intense struggle to control their gift. If their telepathy is left unchecked, outside thoughts constantly flood in from all around, and they get overwhelmed with all the…  read more

The necessity of writer’s block

January 18, 2007 in Art as a professiontopics:

Is “writer’s block” something that should be avoided? Is procrastination so bad? I wonder. Suffering through a creative block is something that every artist fears. But it is also so common, so prevalent, that it might just be an integral step in the process of…  read more

Creativity and Fear

A quote from Seth Godin: The enemy of creativity is fear… In the long run, the enemy of fear is creativity. I’m sure of it. I disagree. The relationship between the two is much more symbiotic. Fear is a natural part of creativity because the…  read more

Disney and Pixar

I find the news that Disney may acquire Pixar to be a little sad. This small, independent, and highly creative force will soon become just another “unit” in the animation division of a major corporation. It’s not that I think Disney’s a bad place —…  read more