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How Constraints Can Inspire, Rather Than Hinder Creativity

October 15, 2018 Posted by Excerpts 0 thoughts on “How Constraints Can Inspire, Rather Than Hinder Creativity”

Dr Seuss’s editors bet him he couldn’t write a book with a limit of only fifty different words. Dr Seuss won the bet and in the process produced one of the highest-selling children’s books of all time Green Eggs and Ham. Van Gogh used a maximum of six colours when waiting. Picasso focused on one colour during his Blue Period. They imposed these limitations on themselves. They needed a framework, but it was their framework, one that suited them.

Excerpt from:Β The Art of Creative Thinking by Rod Judkins


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