Drawing from the unconscious

  • We can also create art from the unconscious bringing it to a conscious level.
  • Developmentally we draw before we talk.
  • We dream in imagery.

Freud proposed the evocative metaphor of the psyche as like an iceberg: only the upper 10% of it is visible (i.e conscious) the rest is submerged and unseen.

Freud. S (1923/1994) The Ego and the ID

 

 

 

 

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