Forwards and Glanside thinking are combined
A technique designed to release ‘what you know’
Diverse ideas are mixed into new possibilities
Adding a word to change the direction of travel
Establishes a landscape of creative idea ladders
Draws creativity from objects in your environment
Gathers ideas from plants and animals
Generates a sharp change in creative direction
Additions to or subtractions from an original idea
Changing words on the perimeter of a problem
Cascading ideas are further combined
The creativity of the complaint
The creative process described as coloured hats
Essential Glanside is a framework in which ‘Forwards Thinking’ and ‘Glanside Thinking’ are combined. This is one of the core Glanside Creative Techniques of Glanside, allowing ‘thinking for creativity’ to be employed and its use controlled.
Just Write is a creative technique designed to release ‘what you know’. The sequence of creative steps provide a first rough working of a creative artwork or text.
Mixology is the goto technique to generate potential themes and ideas for the further development of a creative work.
In Lateral Displacement a phrase, selected as a starting point, is modified (or displaced) by a word or phrase that defines a direction of travel.
The Laddering technique is a means of establishing a ‘creative landscape’, within which creative themes (or ‘points of departure’) can develop.
The Tailor is a story of blood and cotton. The Tailor was conceived and developed using Glanside Creative Techniques.
The Object Concepts creative technique draws creative ideas from concepts associated with chosen objects in the environment.
The Organics technique generates General Creative Ideas from concepts associated with chosen organic objects.
The Switchblades creative thinking technique generates a complete change in creative direction.
‘Working-Through-Time‘ is an effective way of developing the plot and other structures for a creative text.
Setting out different characters’ perspectives provides a solid base for the creative development of a work.
In ‘Making Senses’ each of the six human senses is used to structure a creative outline for a written text.
Not only are you creative, you cannot stop being creative
Nearly everything we experience is created by our brains.
A Glanside Essential features the essential ingredients of a creative subject.
Glanside Essential: The 7 Basic Plots in Literature.
Human Creativity is a result of the collective actions of the brain’s Default Mode Network.
These widely separated areas of the cerebral cortex behave as a single unit, and act to imagine, simulate and predict possible future events.