Chapter 1. Overview: The Creative Process


Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

 --Pablo Picasso

We’re all creative.

It doesn’t matter what job we do, but we all manage to be creative in one way or another—either in our job or just as a hobby. You don’t have to be a graphic designer or an artist to be creative, either. Lawyers put together graphic presentations to demonstrate a part of a case in court. Doctors use diagrams to describe medical procedures to patients. Business professionals create snazzy charts and graphs to demonstrate future growth of their company. Parents create scrapbooks for their kids about their trip to Disney World, and grandparents distribute cute photos of all the kids to the ...

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