''Critique Over Critisism''
Hi guys! I hope you had a most pleasant weekend. This is going to be a long one haha
"Critique Over Criticism" is the title of one of the lessons I went over in this week's unit for one of my classes and I thought I'd share what I learned from it with you guys, especially since critique is important for us artists to learn about more!
To quote the beginning paragraph from this lesson:
"Creative professionals understand [and] know the difference between critique and criticism.
To put it simply, criticism connotes an air of judgment, of superiority. In this regard, it is divorced from critical thinking, which relies on objectivity and judicious evaluation. The connotation of the word "critique" is closer to that of critical thinking.
In art, when you critique something, you examine the work sensibly, carefully, and thoughtfully.
There are rules to providing meaningful commentary on the works of other [creators], and at the core of each of them are respec