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Creative Fight, The By Chris Orwig

Creative Fight, The by Chris Orwig

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Creative Fight, The Summary

Creative Fight, The: Create Your Best Work and Live the Life You Imagine by Chris Orwig

Creativity is not a gift for a select few, but an ongoing process of growth and self-realization available to anyone who puts in the effort to pursue the spark. In this book, Chris Orwig offers a unique perspective on the creative process, showing you how to find meaning in your work, be inspired, and discover the life for which you were designed. With thoughtful and engaging chapters such as Keep the Edges Wild, Einstein's Game of Connect the Dots, and Grit and Glory, Chris presents each concept through personal examples-his own and others'-showing how to live a more creative and meaningful life. Drawn from his 12 years as a faculty member at the prestigious Brooks Institute as well as his experience leading creative inspiration and photography workshops and speaking on global stages, Chris's stories are designed to teach you how to discover your own creative voice. Each chapter includes exercises to help you incorporate what you've learned and connect the topics directly to your own experience. Features the friendly, approachable voice of Chris Orwig, whose photography, teaching, and speaking have inspired countless aspiring amateurs and professionals alike Includes exercises in every chapter to help you put the concepts you learned into practice Offers an elegant design filled with the author's original photographs captured to visually support the ideas discussed in the book For resources and inspiration, check out the book's companion site,

Creative Fight, The Reviews

I've said it other places and I'll say it again... Chris Orwig's 'The Creative Fight' is absolutely brilliant. I have the book in my hands and am sincerely moved. A complete interrupter. It's a new standard in catalyzing creativity. I could not recommend this more highly. Dane Sanders

About Chris Orwig

CHRIS ORWIG is an author, teacher, photographer, and creator of more than 80 courses at His previous books include Visual Poetry and People Pictures. He speaks on creativity and photography frequently and has been invited to speak at places like the Google headquarters and on the TEDx stage. Whether shooting photographs, speaking, or writing books, he inspires others to become more creative and to lead better lives. Chris is based in Santa Barbara, California.

Table of Contents

Introduction: We're born creative. What went wrong? 1. THE FIGHT IS UNDEFINED Lost goals and vision blurred The ladder that leans against wrong tree Steel and flint John Muir or Atila the Hun Debunking the right/left brain myth Designed for more Chlorophyll in your veins The story of the gutter palm 2. YOU'RE USING THE WRONG MAP Four corners of the same piece of bread The winepress that changed the world Creativity isn't weird This is more ordinary than you think The art of riding waves My dog ate my manuscript 3. THE CAMERA IS A LIFE SAVING DEVICE Focus and blur Passport Savor and deepen The flaw makes the frame Grit, guts, and resolve Magnificent in mundane Uninteresting point of view Photography is dead Shutter blink More beautiful with age 4. IDENTITY Dr. Seuss was afraid of kids The day my ego died Humility and low self-esteem Public persona without an internal frame Bright red ink Comparison is a thief Vulnerable veneer 5. NATURAL HABITAT VS. THE ZOO Heat rocks and tall trees 3 desks and 2 hats My weakness is books You can never have too many tools Surround sound Basecamp Mutinous revolt 6. SHARPEN THE TOOL Prime lens Dull axe is a dangerous thing Too many nails Talent versus skill Gratitude steers the ship 10,000 hours is a lie Lost at sea 7. QUIET The larger the crowd the smaller our lives Double doors Whispers of the divine Listen before you speak Mute for a day 8. VITAMIN C Beauty as well as bread The practice of art is sustenance for the soul Switch tasking is a disease Killing birds is unkind 90 to 50 percent Pursue the light Worst version of yourself 9. BOOMERANG Broken window Trash can friends Heart rate Your pictures fall short Tune the guitar before you play Footage from the front lines 10. ITERATE Inspiration is unpredictable or the fickle muse The pencil is mightier than the pen Cultivate curiosity Make a mess Discontent isn't enough Buy another lens Those who quiver are the best prepared 11. WHAT MAKES YOU TICK The stringless guitar Honest and close Iambic pentameter Window to the soul Your heart is a wood burning stove Small threads connect us all Your creative license can be revoked 12. IMPOSTERS UNITE Born of risk, refined by fire Fish that swallowed the key Harvard of the high seas Most famous cover band in the world Uprising tide Ashes or dust 13. SHAME AND REGRET The unwanted gift Yo-Yo Ma's mistake Too cool for school Common sense is a con artist Boredom is blasphemy Forward lean 14. GOING ROGUE You can't steer a parked car Paint your greenhouse blue Shoot the first frame Ignite the armchair Really bad art Hipsters and pioneers Two different shoes Creativity begets more

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Creative Fight, The: Create Your Best Work and Live the Life You Imagine by Chris Orwig
Used - Very Good
Pearson Education (US)
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