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This appeared first on Aletheia.   I study Graphic Design, so my job is basically to be creative within a certain context and rules. But because my urge to be creative goes beyond those rules I love everything creative I see, no matter the context or the rules. I am also a very visual person,…




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BayArt - New Perspective on Life
Mar 27

Creativity

Seated at my desk, looking out the window during Adelaide’s heat wave of 46 degrees, my eyes were drawn to a vase sitting on my desk. In actual fact, it is a champagne flute. Ensconced in it is a branch of begonia which broke off from the mother plant some months ago. I stuck it…




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Hello again, wonderful world of BayArt! It’s me, Queertastic again, and it’s my favorite time of the week, poetry time! This week, we have a poem from the super talented Varun (find his blog here) and it’s actually his second time being featured on here. If you’re interested in getting your poetry featured, you can…




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We are living in an age of unprecedented creative stimulation—via the internet, social media, all-pervasive technology, and an “always on” working culture. Which means we are living in an age of unprecedented distraction from focused creative work—from all the same sources. First, computers and the internet transformed the work we did at our desks. Then…




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Do you sometimes have problems finishing a project, whether it’s a story, a long blog entry, a home improvement project, or a complex piece of art? I know I do. Any person only has so much attention and enthusiasm. It can really be worn away when divided among too many places. That results in half…




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No one is immune to the mountains and valleys of life. At times, we find ourselves kicking ass at work and coming home to loved ones who fill our lives with joy. Other times, our co-workers “forgot” to invite us to Happy Hour so we go home alone because we were just broken up with…




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Have you ever wanted to boost your personal skills but been held back for one reason or another? Maybe your department doesn’t have a training budget, and you can’t fathom the thought of throwing down $500 for a class. Maybe you’re not sure where to find the right class for you. Or maybe you’re simply…




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You’ve probably noticed how the artistic community has taken up arms over this most recent scandal in a Wells Fargo ad campaign. The implied message that being a dancer, actor, musician, or artist is all fine and good for the extra curricular section of your college application, but an unworthy profession has struck a very negative chord…




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Even if you don’t think you’re the “creative type,” don’t assume you can ignore this skillset, or that you can’t become creative too. 60% of CEOs polled by IBM agreed that creativity was the most important skill to possess in a leadership role because can help us solve problems and respond to challenges. The seeds…




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So, What is “Mantra”? A mantra is an utterance or combination of words that are believed to have psychological and spiritual powers. Coming from Sanskrit, the word mantra is comprised of two parts: man, which means mind and tra which is the root of the word instrument. Mantras were literally supposed to be an instrument…