4chan Creator Has Made An App To Inspire Daily Creativity
Chris Poole tells PSFK about his mission to bring expression back into people's everyday lives.
Many of us doodled around in their notebooks in school. Whether out of boredom or inspiration, youngsters have a drive to create and most get it out with pen and paper. But as we get older, we tend to lose this creative drive (as a result of stress, and lack of time) and like any muscle, the less one exercises creativity the weaker it gets.
Chris Poole, founder of 4chan, and Canvas wants to bring creativity back into the average person's daily life. Starting with Canvas, a free drawing website, he has been working on fostering communities of people, not necessarily professional artists, who like to doodle and draw with others. Now he's out to incentivize and stimulate creativity with DrawQuest, an iOS app for iPhone and iPad. We caught up with Chris to discuss his app, 4chan and how he is exploring the world of digital expression.