Some thoughts on critiquing sessions:
Oh how wish I was back in school learning from the pleasure of a good group critique!
Ego: Emotions are stronger then intellect. Our ego so often gets in the way of our success. We want only praise, but does that move us forward?
Gift of receiving a critique. When we are in the middle of a piece it is often hard to see it! Our colleagues are seeing our work with fresh eyes.
A critique provides us with the chance to hear several ideas: the ideas of our self the originator, and the responses of our colleagues. These responses give insight to the work discussed but might also trigger a solution to a problem in other works.
Responsibility to Critique. What a delightful job, to help our colleague solve a visual problem.. It’s selfish to have an idea on a work and not share it with the group or person.
Gift of having the opportunity to critique. The originator of the project is giving us the opportunity to have a creative process. The more that we practice creative process, the better we will be at applying creative process to our own work.