Spring ’16 – 18th Year of Visual Thinking at LMU

Just finished another semester of Visual Thinking at Loyola Marymount University. The individual expression of the students is what always keeps the course fresh and […]

Comments about the course by Visual Thinking Students

Comments of the Visual Thinking course by former students… Camille: It let me be creative in a way that wasn’t asking me to make perfect […]

Ideas for using Animoto

Animoto is an easy way to create pretty slick short films, combining video clips (under 10 seconds), with jpegs, and captions. This was my first […]

Big Exhibit: 15 years of Visual Thinking

Just finished taking down the exhibit of 15 years of student work from Visual Thinking. The design and installation was a ton of work, but […]

Teaching Innovation Thinking

I have been reading a number of articles about MOOC’s, and looking at Coursera, and some of the other sites offering classes. While many of […]

Colors of the City project

A team of students did a photo survey of this unique community.

This is the second semester that the students of Visual Thinking have gone out to do field studies in some of the most color-filled neighborhoods […]

Creative Stories

This is the second semester that students are conducting interviews of artists, inventors, and creative entrepreneurs, in order to learn directly about how individuals nurture […]

The primacy of vision…

A Light + Space Art Installation

The course focuses on the primacy of the visual experience, so rather than look at slides of art, we try to see as much work […]

Final Meeting – December 10th

We had our last meeting on Friday. We looked at the Rose Parade Projects, and spent most of the time working on the “Doorway to […]

11th Meeting – November 19th

Update: A new VoiceThread was posted on November 29th. Please respond by midnight, on December 2nd. SKETCHBOOKS ARE DUE ON DECEMBER 3rd. It is crucial […]

10th Meeting – November 12th

UPDATE: No VoiceThread for this week. I’ll add a couple questions to next week’s Vthread. UPDATE #2: Here are the photos of the first round […]

9th Meeting – November 5th

We began by talking about the effects of early educational experiences on our current creative identity. We watched a clip from Truffaut’s film “The 400 […]