Creativity in the Visual Arts

Creativity basics

Idea development for specific projects

Portrait project

Presentation: Portrait project exemplars

Depth Drawing

Presentation: Depth drawing exemplars
Handout: Idea Development Examples: Depth Drawings [pdf]
Handout: Idea Development Examples: Depth Drawings (New) [pdf]
Presentation: Idea generation examples for the depth drawing
Template for creating your own skill builders for gathering reference images for the depth drawing project

Idea generation booklet - 2019-2020 versions:
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Painting

Presentation: Painting project exemplars
Handout: Idea Development Examples: Paintings [pdf]
Handout: Idea Development Examples: Painting (new) [pdf]
Presentation: Idea generation examples for the painting
Template: for gathering your own skill builders for gathering reference images for the painting project

Idea generation booklet - 2019-2020 versions:
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Source on Google Docs:
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Clay Vessel

Presentation Clay project exemplars
Handout: Idea Development Examples: Clay Vessels [pdf]
Template: for gathering reference images for the clay vessel project

Idea generation booklet - 2019-2020 versions:
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Source on Google Docs:
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Exam project

Presentation: Final project exemplars
Handout: Idea Development Examples: Exam Project [pdf]
Handout: Idea Development Examples: Exam
Presentation: Idea generation examples for the exam project


Idea generation booklet - 2019-2020 versions:
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Source on Google Docs:
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Older creativity booklets

Support Materials and Handouts

Suggestions for improvement on idea generation [pdf for 5160 labels]
Handout: Suggestions for improvement on idea generation [pdf for 5160 labels]
Advice for idea generation for Textural Explorations [pdf]
Handout: Advice for idea generation for Textural Explorations [pdf]
Art Ideas - Oblique strategies [pdf]
Handout: Art Ideas - Oblique strategies [pdf]
Art Ideas-An incomplete manifesto for growth [pdf]
Handout: Art Ideas-An incomplete manifesto for growth [pdf]
Art Ideas-The aha moment [pdf]
Handout: Art Ideas-The aha moment [pdf]
Creativity: Selections and thumbnails
Handout: Creativity: Selections and thumbnails [pdf] source [publisher]
How to Improve an Idea
Presentation: How to Improve an Idea

Everything is a Remix

Art Ideas-Standing on shoulders [pdf]
Handout: Art Ideas-Standing on shoulders [pdf]
Video: Everything is a Remix - Part 1: The Song Remains the Same [vimeo]
Video: Everything is a Remix - Part 2: Remix, Inc. [vimeo]
Video: Everything is a Remix - Part 3: The Elements of Creativity [vimeo]
Video: Everything is a Remix - Part 4: System Failure [vimeo]

Short videos