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THOUGHTS ON THE CREATIVE PROCESS 5

Relying on cliché solutions is an habitual reaction to problem solving that leads to predictable results. Here one is dealing with the known, which is lacking in terms of newness, energy, and spontaneity.

By reinterpreting time-worn images, one can revitalize a prosaic idea and give it the power it once possessed.

NURSERY RHYME PROBLEM:

In the areas indicated on the assignment sheet, depict each phrase of the nursery rhymes “Hey Diddle Diddle,” “Humpty Dumpty,” and “The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe,” by creating a narrative that expresses each rhyme using only the given dingbats, symbols, pictograms, and engravings ...

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