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Andrew Ferez paintings

I am building a temple

A traveler passed a quarry saw three men working and asked them: “What are you doing?” “I am carring stones”,  said the first one. “I’m earning a...
Parable of Zhuangzi (Zhuang Zhou)

Entering a Flow State

Cook Ting was cutting up an ox for Lord Wen-hui. At every touch of his hand, every heave of his shoulder, every move of his...
Zhuangzi. The Secret of Art

The secret of Art

Woodworker Qing carved a piece of wood and made a bell stand, and when it was finished, everyone who saw it marvelled, for it seemed to...
Abstract Work by Wassily Kandinsky.

Braindrawing

Braindrawing as the brainstorming technique This technique can be used  when a group of people prefer non-verbal methods of creativity. Braindrawing works by providing non-verbal...
Paul Klee, Enhancing creativity

Rightbraining

Rightbraining as the brainstorming technique It is used as a visual method of creating ideas.  It also can be used also as a change from...
Alexander Sigov. Creativity

Visual brainstorming

Visual brainstorming: procedure steps and variations Visual brainstorming technique is a graphic ideation, when group members sketch solutions to a problem. The sketches are used...
Rafal Olbinski. Paintings

Battelle-Buildmappen-Brainwriting

Battelle-Buildmappen-Brainwriting (BBB) technique The Battelle-Buildmappen-Brainwriting (BBB) method was developed by researchers at the Battelle Institute in Frankfurt, Germany (J. N Warfield, H. Geschka and...
Vladimir Kush. Surreal art

Air cliché

Basic Types of Brainstorming: Air cliché techniques  Author: Arthur Van Gundy This technique is the combination of a fun atmosphere, a structured brainstorming procedure, and brainwriting....
Rafał Olbiński. Creativity

Imaginary brainstorming

Imaginary brainstorming - specificity and procedure steps This method is like Classic Brainstorming, but with a slight differences. Procedure Steps 1. The leader creates a problem statement. When defining...
Roger Suraud. Paintings

Trigger method

Trigger method as the type of brainstorming The trigger method is often used in conjunction with classical brainstorming (Bujake, 1969). This method based on repetition. One...
Laura Ramie. Paintings

Card story boards

Card story boards as the type of brainstorming It is an “idea’ organizing” method using tree logic. With card story boards, the facilitator can concentrate on...
Michael Cheval. Surrial art

The classic cluster brainstorming method

Bubble Method This technique helps to reveal many different aspects of the topic. Procedure Steps: 1. Write the topic or word in the in the center of...
Vladimir Kush. Parable about time

Parable of Opportunities and Time

      Imagine there is a bank that credits your account each morning with $86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day....

The Buzz session

Buzz session as type of brainstorming This method was developed by J.D. Phillips (1948). A small group drawn from a larger group that discuss a specific...
Michael Cheval. Enhance your creativity

Nominal group technique

Nominal group technique: fundamental principles, essential characteristics and procedure steps This technique was originally developed by A. L. Delbecq and A. H. VandeVen  (1971),  and has...
Nathan Brutsky. Boost your creativity

Group passing technique

Group passing technique and its versions The Group passing technique involves sitting in a circle or around a table and offering solutions in a fast...
Jacek Malczewski. Improve your creativity

Round-Robin and Roundtable brainstorming

Round-Robin brainstorming, the verbal and written versions Spencer Kagan (1992) popularized the use of the terms Roundrobin (to refer to an spoken turn-taking strategy) and...
Logan Zillmerl. Creativity

Constrained brainwriting

Brainwriting pool technique with constraints This method is a version  of standard Brainwriting pool technique. Participants constrain ideas around pre-determined focus, rather than ranging freely. Process...
Alexej Ravski. Creative play technique

Brainwriting game

Brainwriting game technique This method is set in the form of competitive game.  As long as the game atmosphere is fun rather than overly competitive,...
José Parra. Enhance your creativity

6-3-5 Brainwriting

Method 635 or 6-3-5 Method This is a group creativity technique originally developed by  Bernd Rohrbach (1968). The name Brainwriting 6-3-5 comes from the process of having 6...
Tomasz Setowski. Improve your creativity

The Gallery method

Gallery method as the brainstorming technique  The Gallery method is the technique developed by the Battelle Institute and improved by Van Gundy, 1981 and others. In...
Logan Zillmer. Creativity

Brainwriting pool (BP)

Brainwriting pool This variation of brainstorming was developed by the Battlle Institute of Frankfurt, Germany. The brainwriting pool is an idea-generating tool in which new...

Creativity as a problem solving

Creativity as a problem finding and problem solving Productive  thinking as an internal activity that focused on mastery of a task (O. Kulpe, 1895, N.Ach,...
Erik Johnson. Creativity

Creative activity

Creativity as a productive activity Taking the transcendental position, seeing inaction in action, and action in inaction, engaged in all sorts of activities, without desire...