“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” - Dr. Seuss (American Writer)
“Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has had an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.” — Nolan Bushnell
Feeling and longing are the motive forces behind all human endeavor and human creations. - Albert Einstein
“Don't think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It's self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can't try to do things. You simply must do things.” - Ray Bradbury
“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” - Scott Adams
The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes. - Saul Steinberg
The reason new sounds, images and new deas comes quickly to the youth is that kids find games in everything. Those playful games develop later into new musical and artistic combinations that become billion dollar industries and they all had their origins in avoiding boredom. All my art styles were products of me fiddling around with my software. Now I make a living from it. The battle is to always stay fresh and new which is never easy. If you are bored or your passion has become stale, perhaps it's time to have fun again.
Art by vintage Mexican comedic poster artist : Ernesto Garcia Cabral
Creativity can be triggered by the most mundane objects. In fact, those are the best things to play around with because people don't see it coming.
In an effort to liven up the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Anderson Augusto and Leonardo Delafuente started what is called the 6emeia project, Sewers and drains feature some very creative and intricate designs.