TeacherMy goal is to empower ordinary people to do extraordinary things. I'm an award-winning multimedia artist and educator based in Rome, Italy and a tenured Associate Professor of Digital Media at The American University of Rome. I have 15 years of... View Profile
- Total Time 32 min
- Lessons 7
- Exercises 18
7 Lessons in This Course
4 minCareer Growth lesson 13 CQ
In this lesson, multimedia artist and educator Kristen Palana shares three brainstorming exercises that will help you generate fresh digital media ideas.
6 minCareer Growth lesson 24 CQ
In this lesson from multimedia artist Kristen Palana, learn ways to mine your dreams for groundbreaking ideas that you'd never have in your waking hours.
2 minCareer Growth lesson 32 CQ
In this lesson, multimedia artist Kristen Palana shares why it's actually better to make many different versions of your work instead of obsessing over details.
4 minCareer Growth lesson 43 CQ
In this lesson from multimedia artist Kristen Palana, discover how not trying to think of an idea can actually help you come up with your best work!
3 minCareer Growth lesson 52 CQ
In this lesson, multimedia artist and educator Kristen Palana shares how to apply design thinking to problems or issues that you may be having with your work.
5 minPersonal Growth lesson 63 CQ
Feeling like every day melts into the next? Make your ordinary days more extraordinary in this lesson from multimedia artist and educator Kristen Palana!
5 minPersonal Growth lesson 73 CQ
In this lesson from multimedia artist and educator Kristen Palana, discover how to use creative visualization to help you create the life you want to lead.
1246 min12-part Adobe Suite course27 CQ
Follow digital media guru Kristen Palana as she introduces the basics of Adobe Illustrator, shows how to find a reference photo, and demonstrates how to create an illustration, from lines to color.
1274 min12-part Adobe Suite course44 CQ
Multimedia artist and videographer Kristen Palana demonstrates how to use a combination of video and digital drawings to make truly inspired frame animations in this Photoshop course.
1354 min13-part Web Development course35 CQ
From touring the WordPress dashboard and creating your first post, to configuring settings and permissions, learn how to get started with WordPress in this course designed for beginners.
1069 min10-part Color Theory course39 CQ
Learn how to use color theory to your advantage with the tips presented in this course. Review the effects of the major colors and learn how to use them strategically in design and daily life.
728 min7-part Video Editing course18 CQ
Are you interested in revamping your business brand and gaining more publicity? Creating a promotional video in iMovie is easy with guidance from experienced digital media Professor Kristen Palana.
631 min6-part Creativity course19 CQ
Did you know that certain activities can limit creativity? That environmental factors impact creative thinking? In this business course, learn how to enhance creativity and apply it to your work.
732 min7-part Creativity course20 CQ
Feel like your creativity has run dry? In this course, discover how to boost your creativity using several different techniques, like creative visualization, reverse psychology, and more!
5 minCreativity lesson3 CQ
Discuss the most valuable application of creativity in this business lesson: how applying creative intelligence can help you succeed in professional settings.
4 minPsychology lesson3 CQ
People tend to look for techniques to create success and encourage creativity. To awaken the creative spirit, there are several steps to take, covered here.