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BW09: Thinking on Paper II
So far in my little series on Thinking on Paper I have discussed sketchbooks, plotting your thoughts from the general to the specific, and Idea Generations. Today's topic will be how thinking of paper can be used to make you creative, even if you never thought you were creative before. In other words, we will look at how you can use Morph Charts and other tricks to come up with ideas - and some of them are bound to be good ;).
Part I: Imagination and Creativity
This might be purely semantic to a lot of you, but let's get the definitions I will be using straight. To me, imagination and creativity are two very separate things. Creativity is the processes we use to create new ideas, imagination is the mental ability to picture something inside our heads. Imagination is a huge boon to a designer -well, a huge boon to anyone really- because it helps us to quickly identify new possibilities, try out scenarios in our heads and to be accepting of new ideas and ways of d
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Announcing Bi-weekly journals
So it’s been almost a year since my last entry! And you know what, ever since I did that one I’ve had this idea that I should make bi-weekly journals, but I just never got around to do it. So now I’m committing to it, beginning this sunday I will begin writing entries related to design and art. I might not be the best and brightest there is, but what I can share I'd love to share!
I don’t know exactly what I’m going to cover yet, I have a multitude of subjects to pick from, ranging from drawing specific advice to general thoughts about motivation and productivity. I think I might even throw in a few book reviews, or list links and resources I like, and why in some entry. I have already gotten questions and requests while streaming and on forums, but I’d love to get as much feedback and questions as possible. So here’s a list on things that I already have in mind:
What is a study, and how doe one plan and execute effective studies?Thi
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Tank Concept by BenWootten Tank Concept :iconbenwootten:BenWootten 1,163 123 Small Vessel Studies by MikeDoscher Small Vessel Studies :iconmikedoscher:MikeDoscher 364 19 V-Class Gun Carrier by MikeDoscher V-Class Gun Carrier :iconmikedoscher:MikeDoscher 361 35 Wright-Martin SFC-2 by MikeDoscher Wright-Martin SFC-2 :iconmikedoscher:MikeDoscher 285 26 Gunboat Cutaway by MikeDoscher Gunboat Cutaway :iconmikedoscher:MikeDoscher 377 26 Mech Concept Finalists by MikeDoscher Mech Concept Finalists :iconmikedoscher:MikeDoscher 178 31 Fate by Hellstern Fate :iconhellstern:Hellstern 1,929 82 Vulture by NOMANSNODEAD Vulture :iconnomansnodead:NOMANSNODEAD 825 60 lonely fortress by DavidSequeira lonely fortress :icondavidsequeira:DavidSequeira 285 29 Ancient Kite by CaconymDesign Ancient Kite :iconcaconymdesign:CaconymDesign 202 24 The Red Moon Pilgrims - step by step by JeremyPaillotin The Red Moon Pilgrims - step by step :iconjeremypaillotin:JeremyPaillotin 186 13 British Car by AlexJJessup British Car :iconalexjjessup:AlexJJessup 248 8 Uh Owl... by spocha Uh Owl... :iconspocha:spocha 890 119 Concept \ P.02 by Popov-SM Concept \ P.02 :iconpopov-sm:Popov-SM 60 1


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