May 24, 2012

Killing Creativity: Why Kids Draw Pictures of Monsters & Adults Don’t
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Written by : Pat Novak| 0 | Personal Dev.

The Monster Engine is one of the best ideas I’ve come across. It’s a book, demonstration, lecture and gallery exhibition created by Dave Devries. The premise is simple: children draw pictures of monsters and Devries paints them realistically.

 

But Devries had a larger goal: he wanted to always see things as a child. Why? In many ways, children flourish where adults fail. Children are more creative and are natural inventors.

 

In other words, Picasso was right: “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”

 

Read more: Killing Creativity: Why Kids Draw Pictures of Monsters & Adults Don’t | Moments of Genius | Big Think http://bit.ly/KEO6SU

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Pat Novak

Intuitive Counselor/Mentor for over twenty years.I Create, Curate and Integrate Content on the Human and Digital Experience. Inspiration, Enchantment and Shadow. I love people, thrive on exercise, the outdoors and time alone.
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  • Gracie

    I really want to make this kind of drawing..I really appreciate it..Looking forward to read more of your blog..


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Intuitive Counselor/Mentor for over twenty years. I Create, Curate and Integrate Content on the Human and Digital Experience. Inspiration, Enchantment and Shadow. I love people, thrive on exercise, the outdoors and time alone.

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