Caffeine for the Creative Mind: 250 Exercises to Wake Up Your Brain

Caffeine for the Creative Mind: 250 Exercises to Wake Up Your Brain

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by Stefan Mumaw, Wendy Lee Oldfield
     
 

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What do you do if you are lagging in the morning?

You probably grab a cup of coffee for that extra boost of energy. Throughout the day, you are asked to be creative, to come up with new and better ideas. So what do you do when you need a creative jolt for your brain? Now you can turn to Caffeine for the Creative Mind.

This collection of short,

Overview

What do you do if you are lagging in the morning?

You probably grab a cup of coffee for that extra boost of energy. Throughout the day, you are asked to be creative, to come up with new and better ideas. So what do you do when you need a creative jolt for your brain? Now you can turn to Caffeine for the Creative Mind.

This collection of short, focused creative exercises is just the boost you need get your brain working. Inside, you'll find:

  • Over 250 brain-stretching exercises. The exercises are brief, fun and are meant to evoke creative, thought-provoking responses. Get your brain moving by engaging in an exercise at the start of your day or stop and do one whenever you need a creative jolt.
  • "I Tried It" testimonials. From illustrators to photographers to professors, real people give feedback on specific exercises they've tried. They also offer more suggestions for how the exercises can be used, changed or reworked to become even more useful.
  • Interviews with prominent creative people. See how the people who are in charge of building and maintaining creative environments—studio heads, designers, shop owners, illustrators and animators—view the importance of creativity in their everyday lives.
The only thing keeping you from reaching a new level of creative thought is inaction. With this stimulating book, you'll learn how to focus your creative attention in short, definable ways. Caffeine for the Creative Mind is your springboard for coming up with solutions that challenge you to alter your perspective—and begin generating ideas at the highest possible level!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581808674
Publisher:
F+W Media
Publication date:
10/02/2006
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Stefan Mumaw a Creative Director and Partner for the advertising agency The Brainyard and is the author of Simple Websites and Redesigning Websites.

Wendy Lee Oldfield works at an advertising agency.

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Caffeine for the Creative Mind: 250 Exercises to Wake Up Your Brain 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Twitch27 More than 1 year ago
As an artist I am really enjoying this book and finding it wonderful to turn to when I have nothing better to do than to create. It's full of ideas that are easily manipulated, and all presented on well designed pages that only further inspire. Overall, it's a well put-together book, and one that I will turn to for a long time!
OriginalNerd More than 1 year ago
This is a fun book full of interesting ideas. Sometimes you hit a slump or a roadblock or your brain just gets mired in it's own thought processes and refuses to move forward. The assignments in this book let you step outside of yourself and explore your creativity in different ways. Build a house using only condiments. Take photos of things that match the colors in a box of crayons. Decide what item(s) can be flung the farthest using a plastic spoon ~ have a "fling-off" to see if you're right. Tons of other fun things can be found in here as well.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago