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Developing Your Creativity Short Course

Course description

What is creativity? What makes some people more creative than others? How can you improve your ability to generate original ideas and solutions? This beginners course will give you some tools that will help you to learn how to broaden your scope for ideas. Through practical exercises you will explore different directions, unlock your imagination and expand your horizons.

There is a myth that artists and designers just wait passively for inspiration to come. They don't. They work at it.

Who should take this course?

The course is designed to help anyone who needs easy steps to develop ways of thinking creatively.

Entry requirements: None apart from an open mind and a willingness to take risks.

Level: Beginners as well as experienced students

Please note: This course is for students aged 18 and older

Clear, easy to understand lessons:

  • Our tutors will explain things in easy to understand, accessible English. If they need to use any special terminology they will make sure they explain what they mean.
  • New methods will be shown to students through live demonstrations, in a way thats crystal clear and easy to understand.
  • Experience life on campus
  • Network and share ideas with students from across the globe
  • Access the technology and materials relevant to your discipline
  • Shop in our college shops for any materials you might need
  • Ask questions of your tutor in real time
  • Receive feedback and critique on your assignments
  • Experience the many sights of London on your down time

A certificate of completion:

  • You've put the work in so we want to make sure you have something to show for it!
  • As long as you attend a minimum of 80% of your classes, we will provide you with a certificate of attendance.
  • We always recommend you attend all of the classes so that you get the most out of the experience!
  • Certificates are great to compliment your cv.

Available dates

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Details

Topics covered

  • Many different approaches for generating ideas are explored in an atmosphere that is stimulating, enjoyable and supportive.
  • The techniques are examined through slide shows and talks, and then put into practice to tackle various creative projects.
  • Participants will work individually and in groups to aid the flow of ideas.

You will leave with the confidence to experiment with unusual solutions to challenging situations requiring a creative approach.

Materials

Please bring with you to the first session:

  • Notebook and pens

Meet the Tutor:

What is creativity? What makes some people more creative than others? How can you improve your ability to generate original ideas and solutions? This beginners course will give you some tools that will help you to learn how to broaden your scope for ideas. Through practical exercises you will explore different directions, unlock your imagination and expand your horizons.

There is a myth that artists and designers just wait passively for inspiration to come. They don't. They work at it.

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