Artistic Thinking: Creativity (theories, tools, & techniques)

A Listmania! list by Melissa A. Mudd "muddart" (St. Petersburg, FL)
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The list author says: "This list of resources includes reading recommendations on the topic of creativity. Included are resources on theories, tools, and techniques."
Aha! 10 Ways to Free Your Creative Spirit and Find Your Great Ideas
1.  Aha! 10 Ways to Free Your Creative Spirit and Find Your Great Ideas by Jordan E. Ayan
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Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention
2.  Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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Zing!: Five Steps and 101 Tips for Creativity On Command
3.  Zing!: Five Steps and 101 Tips for Creativity On Command by Sam Harrison
$10.50   Used & New from: $0.22
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IdeaSpotting: How to Find Your Next Great Idea
4.  IdeaSpotting: How to Find Your Next Great Idea by Sam Harrison
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Think Better: An Innovator's Guide to Productive Thinking
5.  Think Better: An Innovator's Guide to Productive Thinking by Tim Hurson
$19.45   Used & New from: $0.67
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Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity
6.  Ignore Everybody: and 39 Other Keys to Creativity by Hugh MacLeod
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Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius
7.  Cracking Creativity: The Secrets of Creative Genius by Michael Michalko
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Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques (2nd Edition)
8.  Thinkertoys: A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques (2nd Edition) by Michael Michalko
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Caffeine for the Creative Mind: 250 Exercises to Wake Up Your Brain
9.  Caffeine for the Creative Mind: 250 Exercises to Wake Up Your Brain by Wendy Lee Oldfield
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Imagination First: Unlocking the Power of Possibility
10.  Imagination First: Unlocking the Power of Possibility by Eric Liu
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Stimulated!: Habits to Spark Your Creative Genius at Work
11.  Stimulated!: Habits to Spark Your Creative Genius at Work by Andrew Pek
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Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative
12.  Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative by Ken Robinson
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Sparks of Genius: The Thirteen Thinking Tools of the World's Most Creative People
13.  Sparks of Genius: The Thirteen Thinking Tools of the World's Most Creative People by Robert S. Root-Bernstein
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Art Synectics: Stimulating Creativity in Art
14.  Art Synectics: Stimulating Creativity in Art by Nicholas Roukes
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Design Synectics: Stimulating Creativity in Design
15.  Design Synectics: Stimulating Creativity in Design by Nicholas Roukes
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A Kick in the Seat of the Pants: Using Your Explorer, Artist, Judge, and Warrior to Be More Creative
16.  A Kick in the Seat of the Pants: Using Your Explorer, Artist, Judge, and Warrior to Be More Creative by Roger VonOech
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A Whack on the Side of the Head: How You Can Be More Creative
17.  A Whack on the Side of the Head: How You Can Be More Creative by Roger VonOech
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Creativity Now: Get inspired, create ideas and make them happen now!
18.  Creativity Now: Get inspired, create ideas and make them happen now! by Jurgen Wolff
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A Technique for Producing Ideas (Advertising Age Classics Library)
19.  A Technique for Producing Ideas (Advertising Age Classics Library) by James Webb Young
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