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This is a new section to be dedicated to all sorts of creative inspiration!
We’ll gradually be adding links to all kinds of documentaries, interviews, talks and articles that feed creative thought, and if we miss any of your favorites please let us know 🙂

DOCUMENTARIES
Creative Brains:Music, Art and Emotion by University of California TV
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6txK8LXg1o&list=PLfHb9Jn7JZ7xvCPRUOXGwUQFu2akQWJfG&index=2

BBC Documentary: The Creative Brain – How Insight Works
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1gn21d_bbc-documentary-horizon-the-creative-brain-how-insight-works_lifestyle

Human Brain and Quantum Physics
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th4q9r2m8Ss&list=PLfHb9Jn7JZ7xvCPRUOXGwUQFu2akQWJfG&index=5

Monster Road documentary about animator Bruce Bickford
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q2MI23zS2w

QUICK VIDS
Cosmic Creativity – How Art Evolves Conciousness. Alex Grey at TEDx Maui 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_YJToyOp_4&list=PLfHb9Jn7JZ7xvCPRUOXGwUQFu2akQWJfG&index=6

Creativity Under Pressure. Todd Henry at TEDx Xavier University
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hWRva_sPeE&list=PLfHb9Jn7JZ7xvCPRUOXGwUQFu2akQWJfG&index=7

Do Schools Kill Creativity? Sir Ken Robinson for TED
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY&list=PLfHb9Jn7JZ7xvCPRUOXGwUQFu2akQWJfG&index=3

The Art of Being Yourself. Caroline McHugh at TEDx Milton Keynes Women
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veEQQ-N9xWU&list=PLfHb9Jn7JZ7xvCPRUOXGwUQFu2akQWJfG&index=8

PAPERS AND ARTICLES
New York Times article
Outlines some benefits of exercising the right side of your brain, notably through drawing 
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/06/technology/06unbox.html?scp=1&sq=left+brain&st=nyt&_r=3&


Oil Painting – a great guide to Grisaille
http://willkempartschool.com/a-beginners-guide-to-colour-strings-and-how-to-paint-quicker/

Basic colour mixing
http://willkempartschool.com/beginners-colour-mixing-acrylic-paint/

Oil painting – recipe for glaze / wash
http://guidetooilpainting.com/glaze.html

Oil painting – step by step glazing
http://www.penroseart.com/vermeer01.htm

The title says it all
http://99u.com/articles/7044/9-awesome-interviews-with-creative-visionaries

BOOKS
Drawing On The Right Side Of The Brain – Betty Edwards
http://www.amazon.com/Drawing-Right-Side-Brain-Definitive/dp/1585429201

Pre-Raphaelite Painting Techniques – Joyce H. Townsend, Jacqueline Ridge & Stephen Hackney
http://www.amazon.com/Pre-Raphaelite-Painting-Techniques-Joyce-Townsend/dp/1854374982/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1454556301&sr=1-1&keywords=pre+raphaelite+painting+techniques

 

 

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