8 Lessons On Creativity From A Pixar Animator
Creativity is not a right brain vs. left brain struggle to make the biggest splash of color on a blank canvas. Creating something takes passion, logic, and patience. Take it from Bernhard Haux, a Character Technical Director at Pixar. A father of two children interested in 3D animation and screenwriting got the chance to pick Haux's brain on the most important things about creating something wonderful.
Even if you want nothing to do with animation or screenwriting, each bit of advice is as useful for those fields as any other. Check them out at Zen Habits.