David Lynch Is Teaching a Web Seminar On Creativity
Available now for just $90. Bring your own damn coffee.
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“Where do you get your ideas?”
The absolute worst question to ask an artist, but a question David Lynch will answer nonetheless. The iconic filmmaker is now teaching a multi-part course on creativity and film for MasterClass.
The 12-lesson plan from the avant-garde director behind Twin Peaks and Blue Velvet focuses on “how he catches ideas, translates them into a narrative and” — most interestingly — “moves [the ideas] beyond formulaic storytelling.” During the online course, Lynch utilizes extensive examples from his filmography.
A bonus lesson is available on transcendental meditation, a practice and cause Lynch has championed over the past several years. Besides using A-level names as instructors (Gordon Ramsay, Annie Leibovitz,
Kevin Spacey), the beauty of MasterClass is the structure: you can watch lessons on any device, and each one is about 12 minutes long.
The David Lynch MasterClass is available now for $90, or you can spend $180 for access to all classes.
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