My three year old granddaughter shows real talent.
Pretty good. Right?
I believe everyone is born with creative talent. It might be in painting, writing, understanding math or mechanics. But something happens to most of us.
This article talks about creativity killers. In summary, the author calls them.1: the Control Crew 2: the Fear Family 3: the Pressure Pack 4: the Insulation Clique 5: the Apathy Clan 6: the Narrow-minded Mob 7: the Pessimism Posse
In short, we ourselves or our society or our teachers tend to kill our creativity.
But creativity is a muscle. The more you use it—in whatever direction it takes—the stronger it gets.
What creativity muscle or muscles are you exercising?