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The Creativity of Dave and Dawn Weiss

Archive for June 2016

The Daily Creative: Day 3: Album/CD Cover

If you’re a designer, an artist or a kid of the 70s, it was the holy grail of creativity, the album cover. A lot of us would have fallen over backwards to design an album cover. If you’re younger it’s a CD cover and if you’re much younger, it’s back to vinyl. Well today you’re… (read more)

The Daily Creative: Day 2: Christmas in June

I know this sounds like it’s way ahead off time, but here’s what you need to know, greeting card companies work about six months in advance, as such your deadline for Christmas cards is here. So that’s your assignment for today. Design a Christmas Card. If you’re a writer, write the poem, sentiment, gag (if… (read more)

The Daily Creative: Day 1

Welcome to The Daily Creative. A daily creative challenge to get your creative juices flowing. It might be an art challenge, it might be an idea generation challenge, a writing challenge, an invention, a fill in the gag cartoon. You don’t have to do them all, but if you need a boost, they’re here for… (read more)

New Feature Coming Monday

Starting Monday I am going to add a new feature to this blog. It’s called The Daily Creative. It will be a daily creative challenge, a prompt to create something new. These are designed to give you a creative jumpstart, bust up that creative block you might be experiencing, and get your imagination firing on… (read more)

Depressed? There’s One Thing You Need to Remember…

I don’t know why it is, but a lot of creative types, myself included, wrestle with depression. I’ve long wondered why that is. Some people say it’s chemical and science seems to support that, and this post is in no way to be construed as medical advice. If you need to see a doctor, by… (read more)

We Tried That…

Okay, I will admit, while I try not to get frustrated, there is one thing that will always put me over the edge. You get an idea, you present it and someone says, “We tried that…” The implication being that, “We did it. It failed. We’re never doing that again.” I hope people don’t approach… (read more)

The “Myth” of Natural Talent

I start this post with a caveat. There is such a thing as natural talent and it is wonderful. There are some people who have a natural inborn ability to do almost everything, including virtually everything creative. There are some people who are just naturally good at things, and I am of the belief that… (read more)