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18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly out of nowhere and then fail to show up when we most need them, and creative thinking requires complex cognition yet is completely distinct from the thinking process.

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Comunicologos.com's curator insight, March 9, 2014 4:34 PM

Creativity works

Carole Maurage's curator insight, March 12, 2014 3:37 AM

Créatifs ! Ne vous demandez plus pourquoi vous vous sentez différent. Un très bon article sur les comportements des personnes naturellement plus créatives.

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wavesofcreativity

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The wonderful art and poetry  by Krissy Venosdale on her site Venspired 


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Sublime Scottish Artist John Lowrie Morrison

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John Lowrie Morrison OBE, known as Jolomo, is a Scottish contemporary artist. 

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The Evolution of the Labyrinths and Mazes

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The Italian site of http://www.didatticarte.it/ always wonderfully rich with art and information. 

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Dang Chau Phien Painter

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Fabulous art from Jessica Fortner - Freelance Illustrator

Fabulous art from Jessica Fortner - Freelance Illustrator | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

Jessica Fortner is, a freelance illustrator from Toronto, Canada. She works in both traditional and digital media for editorial, advertising, and fine art projects.

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100 images for visual brainstorming

“ 100 images that can inspire you when you are brainstorming about new products or services.”
Via Dave Wood
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Johnson Tsang~Surreal imagination with intricate craftsmanship= Brilliant Ceramics

Johnson Tsang~Surreal imagination with intricate craftsmanship= Brilliant Ceramics | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

 Johnson Cheung-shing Tsang is a Hong Kong sculptor specializing in ceramics, stainless steel sculpture and public artworks. Tsang’s works mostly employ realist sculptural techniques with a surrealist imagination, integrating the two elements, human beings and objects, into creative themes.

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15 Amazing Sculptures Made from Old Watch Parts

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Susan Beatrice is an artist and sculptor based out of Glassboro, New Jersey, USA. She started All Natural Arts as a celebration of nature in the form of jewelry and other whimsical items. The designs are created with the environment in mind. Recycled, upcycled and repurposed objects are combined with natural elements into unique, Earth-friendly items.

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10 Important Things for Students to Be Good Digital Citizens [infographic]

10 Important Things for Students to Be Good Digital Citizens [infographic] | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, September 27, 2013 7:17 PM

The one about hiding the Internet is a real challenge. We have adults doing it and kids do it all the time.

J. Mark Schwanz's curator insight, September 28, 2013 9:50 AM

I appreciate their effort to get these issues into an info graphic 

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Dazzling us again after 70 years, Van Gogh's long-lost sunflowers

Dazzling us again after 70 years, Van Gogh's long-lost sunflowers | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

British art historian Martin Bailey has unearthed a colour photograph of the original painting, which reveals the work in all its glory, far right.

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Artist Isabelle Dalle Absolutely Fantastic Digital Anatomical Portraits

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French digital artist isabelle dalle has realized a series of digital anatomical portraits, influenced by the traditional art of medical journals.

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Building Mindsets Towards Learning with Technology in Schools

Building  Mindsets Towards Learning with Technology in Schools | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

The visual "discusses the correlation of the school mindset on technology innovation in learning, and the alignment it has with administrator support, professional development, and the corresponding hardware/infrastructure within the school/classroom "

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See What Happens When Youths Swap Clothes with their Elders

See What Happens When Youths Swap Clothes with their Elders | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

 In an ongoing series entitled Spring-Autumn, artist qozop takes side by side portraits of youths with their parents or grandparents. The first portrait shows the two wearing their own clothes. The companion portrait shows the two wearing each other’s clothes. The juxtaposition is both humorous and intriguing.

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The Not So Innocent Nursery Rhymes

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Fictional grande dame of kiddie poems has got a bit of a dark streak, as evidenced by the unexpectedly sinister theories surrounding the origins of these 11 well-known nursery rhymes.

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Nature's Art: Universal Spirals and Fibonacci

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Andrea Zeitz's curator insight, February 10, 2014 1:50 PM

From a tiny baby to the massive expanse of the Universe, spirals are all around us. They link us all – me to you, you to nature, and us to the greater Universe. Maybe that’s the intrigue – the symbol that joins humans, animals, plants, Earth, galaxies and beyond.

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ART~With a Sense of Humour

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To help pass the time on his train ride to work, writer October Jones draws cartoon heads on any piece of paper he can find, turning his fellow commuters into a funny series of characters.

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How Three Special Friends Stole Our Hearts and Won the Internet

How Three Special Friends Stole Our Hearts and Won the Internet | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

On March 13, 2013, @harlowandsage launched on Instagram and the world was introduced to Harlow, a big loveable Weimaraner; and Sage, an adorable little Daschund and older sister to Harlow.

 

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Artistic Mom Makes Amazing Mosaic with 10,000 'Dots' of Play-Doh

Artistic Mom Makes Amazing Mosaic with 10,000 'Dots' of Play-Doh | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

One day, artist and mother of three Lacy Knudson was playing with Play-Doh with her children when she serendipitously mixed some colours together and made her first ‘dot’. It dawned on her that these dots could be a creative way to make art and still be with her children at the same time. Play-Doh mosaics, or Dozayix were born.

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'Humans of New York' -Daily glimpses into the lives of strangers in New York City

'Humans of New York' -Daily glimpses into the lives of strangers in New York City | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

Collecting quotes and short stories from the people of New York, Brandon's 'Humans of New York' is a creative and provocative blog. With nearly two million followers on social media, HONY now provides a worldwide audience with daily glimpses into the lives of strangers in New York City.

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10 Animations that Show How Faces Age Over Time

10 Animations that Show How Faces Age Over Time | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

The aging process is ongoing and one we don’t typically notice on a daily basis. However, when you see childhood photos of your grandparents or parents (or even yourself!), the difference can be startling.

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Miniature Masterpieces! Clay Artworks on the Outside of Altoids Tins

Miniature Masterpieces! Clay Artworks on the Outside of Altoids Tins | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

Redditor Qoth recently uploaded an album of clay polymer artworks affixed to the outsides of Altoid tins. The artist is Qoth’s mother, and most of the artworks below were made as gifts for family members. According to comments, each piece can take days to complete. And the polymer clay actually affixes to the tins after being placed in a toaster oven.

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Frame By Frame: The Art of Stop Motion

The magic of stop-motion animation has enthralled audiences for over a century, but with the advent of CGI, many thought it was at risk of extinction. Yet despite these fears, animators all over the world continue to manually create unique stories out of physical materials, be it clay, sand or paint, puppets or people.

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'Reflections'-Portraits of People

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 Tom Hussey is an award-winning lifestyle advertising photographer based in Dallas, Texas. In a series entitled Reflections, Hussey shows a series of elderly people looking in a mirror at their younger self.

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Infographic: The Evolution of the Superman Logo From 1938 To Now

Infographic: The Evolution of the Superman Logo From 1938 To Now | The Creative Commons | Scoop.it

While our new 2013 Superman looks as handsome and buff as ever, though, the symbol on his chest looks kind of different from the last time we saw him. Of course, that symbol has changed a lot in 75 years.

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