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Creative thinking is based in a very common intelligence, everybody
can be creative. The art lessons may develop those human capacities
giving a method to deal with ideas, to relate or associate images, To
give the students a design method to organise their ideas , to allow
them to dream and foster all ideas, is the first step. The model of the
artist may be a good one: the search for improving, the quest for more
and more quality , but it is not the only; i prefer to give them the
concept of criticism and follow the "connoisseurship" model as Elliot
Einer have defined the term. Creativity is art production, aesthetics,
criticism and History of art , this four rationales are the basis for an
art course whatever the level we teach.
Creativity must be value in all the fields , imagination and sensitive
capacities are essential standards in education. As art educators we
must defend this point all the time, not only to train artists but to