Sunday, December 09, 2007


i was browsing the net and came across this web page devoted to quotes and i was reading through them an i came across a few i realy liked one is

Arthur Koestler:

Creativity is a type of learning process where the teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.

this quote stood out for me because of the many times we have been told in lessons we should be learning for ourselves and how learning max is best to be self taught and it also reminded me of a random thought i have when anyone is explaning something, for example if a tutor is showing you someone elses work to explain how to do the task then that idea he used as an example becomes void, thats why i hate it when examples are used. It also seems to me that if you cant come up with an idea from a word without guidence then you shouldn't be wasting your time doing a creative course. i prefer to be left in the dark about a task and work my way up untill i have an idea as that way gives more room for originality and creativity. its the hard work and lack of guidence which forces the mind to work for that goal.

Linus Pauling:

The best way to have a good idea is to have lots of ideas.

this is another quote i like because its exactly what was drilled into me at college and its what i try and use for my drawing all the time, create as much as possible and there is bound to be that one thats good, you just have to search through the junk to find the ideas worth developing.

Marie Antoinette:

There is nothing new except what has been forgotten.

i chose this quote because i just love its simplicity, everything has been done before in some way, shape or form. Its inevitable to have similarity's in work its the people that can admit that and move on to develope that idea that are truly creative.

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