The 8 Don’ts of Receiving Constructive Criticism

As a writer, designer, and editor, I appreciate and request feedback from others. Constructive criticism is valuable as a creative professional because it can help you improve your work and create something polished. Having your art, your writing, or whatever you are working on be critiqued can be intimidating because it is something you worked … Continue reading The 8 Don’ts of Receiving Constructive Criticism


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Expressive Theory Expressive theory, which exploded from the 1700s into the 1800s, “stressed the relationship between the work of the art and the artist, particularly the special faculties of mind and soul that the artist brings to the act of creation” (Richter 2). Perhaps social change impacted the shift from rhetorical criticism to expressive criticism. … Continue reading The Author