Theory of Creative Process
There are many thoughts and theories as to the process creative people go through during their creative periods. All of them hold merit; different people come to the solution to the same problem in different manners. However the more of these central processes we go through as we work towards our goal the more like we are to come out of with an innovative and creative end product.
As we strive to improve our creativity we need to examine what these core creative processes are and how we could best apply them to our own creative process. We also need to look at what we already do without even realising it so that we can make more effective use of these techniques. Deliberate use of a particular process will produce a better result than would incidental use.
The Five Major Theories of Creativity
There are five major theories of creativity each with its own unique viewpoint on what creates creativity in people. These theories are Psychoanalytical, Mental illness, Psychoticism, Addiction and Humanistic. In my opinion each of these theories has their own merits.
The main focus of these theories is the “Person”. Although to some extent they… Continue reading