Criticism vs. Creation

Posted to Design  |  Tags:  |  Nathan Yau

Filmmaker Kevin Smith talks about making things versus critiquing them. He’s talking about movies, but you can so easily plug in visualization. I just kept nodding yes. [via swissmiss]

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