Movie poster compositional shapes (Part 2)

In the previous post I’d quickly grabbed a handful of movie poster examples using the ‘X’ shaped compositional structure. I’d said that the ‘X’ shaped structure is simply one of many that ‘Hollywood’ poster designers appear to favour. Not for any massive lack of creativity I hasten to add. Rather,…

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Creativity (Part 1): Tina Seelig & A Crash Course in Creativity

Anyone who knows me, even just a little, will know of my dislike for the word ‘talent’ and everything it presumes. There’s a blog post, about 6 down, called “Potential isn’t actual…so what is ‘talent’”? If you’re reading this and haven’t read that one, maybe you could read that first…

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Potential isn’t actual…so what is ‘talent’?

There is a lot of the word ‘talent’ thrown about. Its use appears to cover all bases and more often than not, appears to describe the idea that ‘you either have it or you don’t’….that someone who’s ‘talented’ has a natural predisposition. I’ve always found this romanticised idea of a…

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