Thursday, May 24, 2007

Creatoon

The brilliant James Goodchap checked in today with a lampoon of creative naysayers:



We've all been there, on both sides of the table. The toon reminds me of the normalized, left-brain, creative-stunting, "yeah, but" thinking we explored in Yes, and ...

Beware of wet blankets.

P.S. - Looking for a good read? Whether you're a fan of comics or not, pick up Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics. Beyond exploring the creative medium, it's loaded with useful tips on using visual metaphors and pictorials. If you use PowerPoint (and thereby combine pictures and words into hopefully harmonious messages), McCloud's quick read is a worthy perusal.

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