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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