Creativity Workshop: Valuable Creative Thinking Exercises

Increase your creativity and creative thinking skills with guided, hands on creative exercises and activities
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  • Lectures 32
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

>>> This guided creativity workshop has over 2450 students and 21 five star reviews from previous creative students who have loved this course!

>>>This course was updated in January 2016! <<<

Are you stuck creatively and unsure where to find inspiration?

What if I told you that creativity is all around you, you just have to stop and look? In this introductory course I help you to think more creatively in any area of your life. I give you the tools to use the resources and the environment around you to think more creatively from here on forward. I use the knowledge from my BFA degree in Creative Writing and minor in Psychology to work your mind creatively with various exercises. Doing a couple exercises isn't enough, I want you to have the entire creative treasure chest so you can draw creative inspiration from it, no matter where you are!

Creative thinking is not just for artists, anyone can think more creatively starting today! 

I want you to gain knowledge and hands on experience as fast as possible. Almost all of the lectures will have a creative thinking exercise for you to complete. The best part is that not only do I walk you through the exercise but I complete the exercise with you and share my results at the end to keep you moving forward creatively.

In this course you will:

  • Know how to use the environment around you to boost your creative thinking
  • Understand the creative thinking mindset you need to be in to maximize creativity
  • Participate in a guided creative mindset meditation
  • Understand frustration and how to properly handle this negative emotion so it doesn't interfere with your creativity
  • Be able to set up your own creative space so you can engage in creative thinking and creativity on a daily basis
  • Have hands on practice with 15 creative exercises and complete 3 creative challenges to increase your understanding and boost your creativity

I give you 32 lectures (and expanding!) in just 1.5 HOURS! This class has ZERO time fillers because your time is valuable and I want you to start thinking more creatively ASAP with as many different exercises. This creative thinking class will always stay up to date and I check this course on a daily basis to answer any questions you may have for me and to offer any additional help that you may need. There are no stupid questions, so if you need help just let me know. I am 100% committed to improving your creativity and creative thinking skills!

>>>Click the Take This Course button today because you have nothing to lose! If this class was not a right fit for you, Udemy will give you a refund with their 30 day money back guarantee!

Sign up for this course today and let's get you to not only to think more creatively but open your mind to the endless creative possibilities awaiting for you inside this course! Thank you for choosing me as your creative teacher!

What are the requirements?

  • Have basic office supplies to complete some of the exercises (tape, scissors, paper, etc)
  • Please speak English due to not having any subtitles in this creativity course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know how to use the environment around you to boost your creative thinking
  • Have hands on practice with 15 creative exercises to increase your understanding and boost your creativity
  • Understand the creative thinking mindset you need to be in to maximize creativity
  • Receive the instructors help if you have specific questions about creativity or if you are stuck creatively
  • Understand frustration and how to properly handle this negative emotion so it doesn't interfere with your creativity
  • Be able to set up your own creative space so you can engage in creative thinking and creativity on a daily basis
  • Get into a neutral creative mindset by participating in a guided creative mindset meditation​

Who is the target audience?

  • This creativity course for people that are interested in starting to think more creatively by utilizing the environment and resources around them. This course breaks down lectures into simple key concepts when it comes to thinking more creatively. Majority of the lectures include an exercise for the student to complete. These exercises vary in all forms of the art media and the teacher strongly encourages students to partake in each exercise to develop their creative skill and creative mindset.
  • This course will continuously encourage you to think outside the box, be open minded and willing to step outside your comfort zone to maximize your creativity.
  • This course is NOT for anyone looking for specific problem solving approaches
  • This course is NOT for anyone who isn't interested in improving their creativity in order to be more creative

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Creative Thinking Course Utilizing Your Creativity with Tatiana Ambrose

Students will meet their teacher and should feel comfortable to speak up and contact me at anytime in regards to any concerns, questions or how to improve their experience in this course.


Students will be prepared with specific supplies after this lecture

How to Post Publicly/Privately and Where Creativity Course Rating is Displayed
Section 2: Defining Creativity and the Creative Thinking Mindset
What is Creativity?
The importance of not censoring yourself during creativity
The Creativity Mindset You Should Be In
Section 3: Pointless Scribbles + Creative Thinking Exercise 1
Transforming Scribbles + Exercise 1
Section 4: Cloud Surfing + Creative Thinking Exercise 1
Cloud Surfing + Exercise 1
Section 5: Scrambled Words Are For Breakfast + Creative Thinking Exercise 1
Scrambling Words + Exercise 1
Section 6: Find Four Other Ways With Your Creativity + Creative Thinking Exercise 1
Finding Alternative Uses + Exercise 1
Section 7: Overflowing With Words + Creative Thinking Exercise 1
Free Write + Exercise 1
Section 8: See It From A Different Point Of View Using Creativity + Creative Exercise 1
Changing Your Perspective + Exercise 1
Section 9: Combine Random and Brainstorming + Creative Thinking Exercise 1
Random Word Brainstorming + Exercise 1
Section 10: When Mistakes Are A Positive Thing For Creativity + Creative Thinking Exercise 1
Mistakes Into Opportunities + Exercise 1
Section 11: Changing What You Are Used To In Creativity + Creative Thinking Exercise 1
Switch It Up + Exercise 1
Section 12: What Are You Walking On + Creative Thinking Exercise 1
Check The Floor + Exercise 1
Section 13: Unassociation Game To Boost Your Creativity
Unassociation Game
Section 14: Sticks And Stones Will Inspire The Unknowns in Creativity + Creative Exercise 1
Everyday Objects + Exercise 1
Section 15: Searching for Facts For Creativity + Creative Thinking Exercise 1
YouTube Search + Exercise 1
Section 16: And That Means What With Your Creativity + Creative Thinking Exercise 1
Creating Words + Exercise 1
Section 17: Getting to Know Someone + Creativity Challenge of the Week 1
Starting Conversation + Challenge of The Week
Section 18: *NEW* Encouraging A Child's Creativity + Children's Exercises 1
Introduction to Encouraging Your Child's Creativity
Tips + Exercise 1 for Encouraging Your Children's Creativity
Section 19: Frustration In Creativity and How to Keep It In Under Control: Creative Tips
Negative Effects of Frustration On You and Your Creativity
How to Handle Frustration
Section 20: Enhancing Creativity Tips
Tips on Enhancing Creativity
Section 21: Want More Creative Inspiration To Inspire Creativity?
Two Resources To Utilize For Creative Inspiration
Section 22: Setting Up Your Creative Space For Creativity
My Creative Space + Tips on Setting Up Your Creative Space
Section 23: *NEW* The Fuel Source of Creativity + 3 Creative Challenges
Discovering The Fuel Source of Creativity + 3 Creative Challenges
Section 24: Creativity Bonus Material
*NEW* Guided Creative Mindset Meditation To Help You Get Into A Neutral Mindset
Section 25: Conclusion to this Creative Thinking Course
Please leave your feedback and a review! Thank you!
Bonus Lecture: What's Next?

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Instructor Biography

Tatiana Ambrose, Creative Artist & Online Instructor

My name is Tatiana Ambrose, and my world revolves around creativity and creative thought. I have a BFA degree in Creative Writing and find myself drawn to the questions most creative enthusiasts are drawn to: how to generate new ideas, and how to stand out from the crowd as I do it.

For ten years, I have contemplated these two questions, almost exclusively, during my creative work (academic work as well as personal). My creativity expresses itself through still life drawing with various art media, paper art, painting, acrylic, rock art, ceramics, sewing, jewelry, pastels and multimedia work. Abstract art has always been my favorite; it is through that medium that my creativity can really soar.

In 2009, during my college years, I began a YouTube channel focusing on upcycling pop tabs and creating tutorials encouraging others to follow along. These videos are still some of the most popular videos on my channel with almost 5 million total views. 

My channel has evolved from crafts to now focus more on me, creativity and my lifestyle, with the occasional videos of my three dogs, Ares, Athena and Romeo. I have grown up with dogs and been working professionally with dogs since I was a teenager. From all natural dog food stores to dog grooming, dog training and even dedicated three years at a veterinary clinic. My passion for dogs is a close second to my passion for creativity.

Yet just as my channel has evolved, so has my thinking about creativity. I now see it as a way to give life to anything I encounter as struggling to be beautiful, exciting, or different from the crowd. Creativity has a use in our everyday lives, if we just relax and allow our thoughts to escape the box we try to force them into.

Your journey of creativity is individual to you, and I hope I get to know you through that journey, regardless of where it takes you or how you choose to use it.

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