WHAT PRECEDES/ COLORS THE ACT OF PROCESS

There are those who feel that emotions and intuition power the creative spirit while others feel that there is a more rationalistic or scientific approach to be adhered to.


[bws_google_captcha]WHAT PRECEDES/ COLORS THE ACT OF PROCESS

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Different schools of thought have evolved through time and each have given a particular consideration to the concept of how in fact we as creative beings arrive at the moment of inception in regards to creative process. There are those who feel that emotions and intuition power the creative spirit while others feel that there is a more rationalistic or scientific approach to be adhered to. Each and every one of us knows that in order to function in our society today we need to find a balance between emotions and rationale. As individuals we have different persona’s from one another, each unique. It is this distinctiveness that gives way to our ability to incorporate originality into our work if we so decide. This inimitable human quality is in part the basis for all that follows artistically. It is this ground infused with imaginative potential that we as humans use as a spring board to delve into what is most valued as artistic beings and that is originality.

Kant maintained that morality and creativity do not follow causal, scientific law, they exist in in a unique realm distinctive from physics: so called meta
physics<ethics aesthetics religion> where the rules are written by god,

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Author: dhstudio@mac.com

I am and have been a professional photographer for more than 30 years and have been teaching almost that long. I am currently teaching photography at The Santa Fe University of Art and Design. I also teach workshops in Santa Fe NM and in Tuscany Italy. Originally I am from Detroit and attended college at The College for Creative Studies Art and Design.

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