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John Shields on Finding the Connection Between Creativity and Technique

Liz Grossman

Technique is a funny word because technique is technique, but to me it’s more about the craft of being an expert at your field, whether that’s writing, art, music, or food. It’s about gathering life experiences and memories that you file away, but never really have full access to. They pop up when you least expect it, almost like a dream. It’s important to have that catalog of memories to truly be creative. ...