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8 Clues You're a Creative Type
You always knew you were different. And if these traits fit, now you'll know why
Houzz Contributor. I started drawing as a child, from the time I could pick up a pen, and my father and mother encouraged my interest in artl. My father, a physician and WWII veteran (flight navigator in Europe) was also a painter who was passionate about his art. He and my mom were also great fans of the work of New Yorker cartoonist James Thurber, so I grew up surrounded by his books and art. My Dad showed me the work of classical artists and told me never to give up and never to compromise my vision. As a sophomore in college (Theater Arts, University of Southern California) I had an "aha" moment, when I realized I didn't want to just be an actress. I opened the school newspaper and saw a student's cartoon strip. I thought, "I can do that." I drew up a cartoon strip on the spot, about...
Houzz Contributor. I started drawing as a child, from the time I could... More
Oh, those creatives! They wander about with their brains filled with DIY ideas, floor plans and the names for 47 shades of green. Even their pets have that extra touch of style. Being a creative isn't a life choice; it's an identity in itself. Are you a creative type? You may be if:
Ideabook updated on September 19, 2012.