Creativity from Constraints: The Psychology of Breakthrough by Patricia D. Stokes PhD

By Patricia D. Stokes PhD

In this intriguing new contribution to the learn of creativity, psychologist, artist, and author Dr. Patricia Stokes delves into the minds of well-known inventive artists and discovers the awesome resource resulting in their artistic breakthroughs.

From Picasso to Stravinsky, Kundera and Chanel to Frank Lloyd Wright, it's not boundary-less inventive freedom that evokes new principles, yet self-imposed, well-considered constraints. Monet pressured himself to continually paint the best way mild broke on, among, and round his topics, contrasting colour rather than mild and darkish, and softening edges within the approach. His constraints catapulted the paintings global from representational to impressionist paintings.

Whatever your inventive field--be you an artist, educator, or psychologist who reports creativity and challenge solving--Stokes indicates you the way to imagine sincerely approximately your inventive improvement and layout the important constraints that may take you to step forward.

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