The Shape of Ideas: An Illustrated Exploration of Creativity by Grant Snider

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Read The Shape of Ideas: An Illustrated Exploration of Creativity Online Free - What does an idea look like? And where do they come from? Grant Snider’s illustrations will motivate you to explore these questions, inspire you to come up with your own answers and, like all Gordian knots, prompt even more questions. Whether you are a professional artist or designer, a student pursuing a creative career, a person of faith, someone who likes walks on the beach, or a dreamer who sits on the front porch contemplating life, this collection of one- and two-page comics will provide insight into the joys and frustrations of creativity, inspiration, and process—no matter your age or creative background.

Title : The Shape of Ideas: An Illustrated Exploration of Creativity
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ISBN : 1419723170
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 144 pages


David rated it ★★★☆☆

September 16, 2017

This book reminded me of an Academy-award-winning short from the seventies, Why Man Creates: Culled from comics created for Snider’s Incidental Comics site, it’s very attractively—shall we say creatively?—designed, sweetly colorful, with plenty of reflection...

Andrew rated it ★★★★☆

March 24, 2017

This was truly a unique idea and amazingly done. I loved every part of this graphic novel and would suggest creative thinkers give this a go and would get a lot more out of this!

Stewart rated it ★★★★☆

September 18, 2017

An excellent and rather whimsical exploration of the creative process. This is a collection of one and two page cartoons dealing with creativity. Not all are funny, but humor isn't really the main point. Most of the laughing I did came from recognition of some insight or truth that Snider encapsu...

Delores rated it ★★★★★

October 11, 2017

This was fun and inspirational. As an artist and writer I knew exactly what he was talking about in the process of creativity! The art was amazing and fun. Well done!

Krista rated it ★★★★☆

June 20, 2017

Amazing art!

Simant rated it ★★★☆☆

May 17, 2017

Thank you NetGalley and ABRAMS for providing this ARC in exchange of an honest review Actual rating: 3.5/5 A truly unique book with lots of great ideas and beautiful illustrations. I have never seen any work of author Grant Snider before. I went to reading this without too much expectations. But it...

Laura rated it ★★★☆☆

March 18, 2017

This is a collection of cartoons by Grant Snider, which you can see on his website at Incedental Comics. If you like the sort of humor he exhibits there, then this is definetly a good collection to pick up and have in one place. I found, however, never having read him before, that it seemed a litt...

Selwa rated it ★★★★☆

September 13, 2017

I first heard of Grant Snider's Incidental Comics through the variety of book-related Facebook pages I follow (he frequently draws comics that relate to reading). This book, a collection of his works, is just as delightful as I expected it to be. The only reason I'm not buying a copy of my own is...

Jeimy rated it ★★★★★

April 02, 2017

Simple illustrations bring to life the obstacles we face and hopefully overcome throughout the creative process.

Emily rated it ★★★★★

September 24, 2017

A great graphic collection of cartoons about everything, especially creativity and ideas. These comics will find you saying "me too!" a lot of you're a human, and especially so if you're a designer, illustrator, or creator. I love the creative way Grant visualizes concepts!

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