August 27, 2020 by Students Gigi Engalla Guillermo H.

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Learning Targets

  • Adaptability/Managing Complexity
  • Creation of an Original Piece
  • Creativity
  • Interpretation

Driving Question: How might I grow my creativity during the COVID-19 crisis through exploring the science of creativity and innovation and experimenting with art?

What were your goals for this module? How did you achieve them?

For this project, we focused on graphic design and fashion, and we achieved them by completing our summative products, a magazine that contains COVID-19 fashion pieces like graphic t-shirts and face masks.

What did you learn about yourself or about your creative process or about your medium?

Throughout the module, I wanted to focus on lessening the self-doubt that I had when coming up with new ideas. One of the biggest takeaways that I have was about how I approach feedback. Here’s a little bit from my reflection earlier this week, “After the feedback sessions, I realized that I tend to overthink my creative decisions sometimes and that usually leads to self-doubt. Having the feedback sessions so often has helped me refocus my attention to create something that I’m happy with and not actually have too much time to overthink. I’ve learned that I can work so much more efficiently when I’m not worrying about unnecessary things.” This was really helpful to learn since I’m going to start working on my mastery project soon and feedback is a crucial part of the whole mastery process. Now, I’m more aware of how I like to work, and when feedback is the most helpful to my process. -Gigi

Read the Student-produced Convo Magazine