A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it’s better than no inspiration at all.
Rita Mae Brown
In fact, deadlines can help the brain weed out all the stuff that actually doesn’t need doing; deadaliens can kill wandering thoughts — keep things focused. Just as other restrictions can — Picasso painted with what was to hand. If it was green, then he’d paint with green.
(Maybe that explains his blue period.)
But some ideas can’t be realised quickly, and it’s good to see that some people are taking the time to realise them:
This took almost 2 years to make:
Making of jelly beans video: