“The creative adult is the child who survived.” — Ursula LeguinTweet It!
Ellis Paul Torrance, a pioneering psychologist in the 1960s, dedicated himself to unpacking how children and adults engage with creativity. He designed a non-conventional IQ test to measure a person’s creativity through a squiggle prompt on a piece of paper. Higher scores were awarded for answers that included rich imagery, implied narrative, or humor or fantasy.
In this month’s Creativity Guide, we included a similar activity. We shared two mini-canvases with abstract squiggles and challenged members to come up with a one-of-a-kind picture, using their imaginations.
Here is what the activity page looked like:
Members have been sharing their creations in our private members community. It has been so fun to see the creative ways different people bring these simple squiggles to life:
What would you create? Download the Creativity Guide or pick up a Creativity Kit to give it a try.
P.S. Attention Art Lovers! We just launched a new Art Membership option. It gives you access to all of the resources available in the Digital Membership plus we will send the monthly archival quality letterpress-printed art to you every month. It starts at just $10/Month. Learn more and sign up today!
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