Exploring the Creative Process

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Launch a discussion of the creative process with a short video that features the daily ritual of Slobodan Dan Paich, a San Francisco artist. Slobodan models his approach to tea painting and shares his reflections on the creativity.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Flip the lesson, asking class members to watch the video and try their hand at tea painting before returning to class for a discussion of Slobodan's approach to the creative process
Classroom Considerations

  • Best suited to high school art classes
  • Preview the video to determine if appropriate for your learning situation
Pros

  • The five-page packet includes the plan and a link to the short video, discussion questions, writing prompts, and links to related resources
Cons

  • Some viewers may not appreciate Slobodan's zen-like musings