10 creative animal Halloween costumes that no one else will be wearing this year

Paramount Pictures The cat costume is a Halloween classic. But it’s also overdone. I’m not judging, that was literally what I did last year. But it doesn’t have to be that way.  Aside from convenience, there are plenty of adorable animals in the animal kingdom that you can channel this Halloween. From a magical unicorn […]

This Week In Trailers: Quincy, F**k You All: The Uwe Boll Story, Why Are We Creative?, Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution, Ad Vitam

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week […]

Netflix, Hulu and Amazon win numerous creative Emmy awards

The Primetime Emmys might not take place until September 17th, but that isn’t stopping streaming services from enjoying some critical acclaim ahead of time. Amazon, Hulu and Netflix all took home multiple awards on the first night of the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, including a few surprises. Netflix claimed the biggest upset, with the “USS […]

15 best-selling courses on CreativeLive, a learning site for creative types — covering everything from color theory for designers to how to photograph a wedding

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Online courses pose an opportunity for cheap, impactful learning. CreativeLive is the go-to site for creatives with more than 1,500 classes taught by 650+ industry-leading experts. Classes are as low as […]

‘Imperishable Memories’ Is A Shmup Of Exploring Your Creative Past

Imperishable Memories takes you to Atherus, a world created out of the memories and creative expressions of Roy, the protagonist. While a waltz through your past artwork and characters may make some wistful (or cringe uncontrollably), Roy’s past carries some dark, toxic elements, all personified in Thanatos, and this silver-haired being has done some terrible […]

Creative Liveries: Lexus Brings Art LFA to 24 Hours of Spa

Art cars kind of suck. Even though BMW has managed to produce a handful of stellar examples — models enhanced by Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Alexander Calder, and Andy Warhol — plenty of the brand’s artistic liveries have been far less appealing to the layperson. Other companies have produced art cars as well. Last year, Lexus unveiled an incredible IS […]

19 Ways to Use Creative Thinking in the Workplace to Up Your Credibility

Our world is changing at faster pace than ever. In order to keep up, we are continually adapting to new technology and the changing industries. Employers are looking for employees who can solve problems, think creatively and be a leader in every situation. These 19 tips will help you find ways to develop creative thinking […]

‘Tag’ Clip and Featurette Show the Creative, Invasive Ways Friends Try to Win the Game

Don’t be surprised if you see adults regressing back to their childhood after they see this summer’s comedy Tag. The feature directorial debut from television and stand-up special director Jeff Tomsic follows Ed Helms, Hannibal Buress, Jon Hamm, Jeremy Renner and Jake Johnson as a group of five friends who have been playing a game […]

Creative Problem Solving: Create Meaning from Contradictory Ideas

Those who succeed in an unending changing environment are able to do one thing really well: Create meaning from contradictory ideas. We can create meaning by determining the factor of the interaction between contradictory ideas. We can do this through what is known as the Dialectic Method. This method was constructed mainly by Karl Marx, […]

7 creative ways to use influencer marketing in enterprise AI

The market for AI is so overhyped, virtually anybody looking for a fast buck can re-package an old abacus and sell it as a “machine learning” platform. Misinformed people buy the idea and the mounting frustration makes it extremely difficult for legitimate AI companies to get their message above the din. To successfully stand out in a […]