Delve.tv: All of history’s greatest figures achieved success in almost exactly the same way. But rather than celebrating this part of the creative process we ignore it. A series of video essays by Adam Westbrook.

The Long Game Part 1: Why Leonardo DaVinci Was No Genius

Do you ever have that feeling that everyone else is more successful than you?
If you think that’s bad – try being Leonardo Da Vinci.

The Long Game Part 2: The Missing Chapter

This missing chapter in the story of success reveals the secret to doing meaningful work. But in the modern world, full of distraction, do we have what it takes to do great things?

The Long Game Part 3: Painting in the Dark

In this new video essay, I’ve taken a look at the forgotten difficult years of another celebrated artist and wondered what it means for creative people working today.

See also

Craft and creativity

The Long Game: The struggle for art in a world obsessed with popularity

A series of video essays by Adam Westbrook: All of history’s greatest figures achieved success in almost exactly the same way. But rather than celebrating this part of the creative process we ignore it.

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