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. My father and mother encouraged my interest in art, for which I am eternally grateful. 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...
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:
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"Just click on the image you like and save it to your own Ideabook... It's quite an addictive site"
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