Building Creative Confidence: Unleash your Potential

A course by Diana Varma , Writer and Podcast Host

Writer and Podcast Host. Toronto, Canada.
Joined February 2022

Learn how to reframe your challenges and turn them into a catalyst for creativity with a framework for success based on your values, intentions, and motives

  • 100% positive reviews (46)
  • 1632 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Learn how to reframe your challenges and turn them into a catalyst for creativity with a framework for success based on your values, intentions, and motives

The key to being confident in your creativity is your mindset. Diana Varma is a writer, educator, and podcaster who’s passionate about helping others build their confidence to reach their full potential. Through articles for Graphic Arts Magazine, her podcast Talk Paper Scissors, and lectures at TMU, she shares tools and insights into how to thrive creatively by reshaping the obstacles holding you back.

In this online course, she teaches you how to overcome challenges and turn them into a catalyst for creativity. Following her innovative framework, discover actionable steps to rewire your perspective and highlight the unique value of your work. Spend more time doing what you love, and less time worrying about the outcome.

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What will you learn in this online course?

17 lessons & 21 downloads

The Framework
7 minutes, 17 seconds
Bravery Is Simply Energy
12 minutes, 25 seconds
Imposter Syndrome
11 minutes, 24 seconds
Perfection Is an Illusion 1
14 minutes, 14 seconds
Redefining Success
10 minutes, 44 seconds
  • 100% positive reviews (46)
  • 1632 students
  • 17 lessons (2h 7m)
  • 21 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a personal manifesto in the format of your choice, using text and images to express your values, intentions, and motives.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Anyone looking to boost their confidence to reach their full creative potential, whether for personal or professional projects.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is required, just bring something to write with.


Reviews

1632 Students
46 Reviews
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Diana Varma

A course by Diana Varma

Teacher Plus
Writer and Podcast Host

Diana Varma is a writer, educator, and podcaster. She started her career in the printing industry, but always knew she wanted to teach. Since earning an MA in communication and technology, she’s been sharing her knowledge as a lecturer at the Toronto Metropolitan University. Her passion is helping students connect their technical left brains with their creative right brains for fulfilling careers in creative industries.

In her free time, Diana writes, produces, and hosts the podcast Talk Paper Scissors, where she explores topics ranging from design and branding to typography and printing. She’s also written more than 150 articles on these subjects for Graphic Arts Magazine. Diana is a member of the Association of Registered Graphic Designers and, in 2019, won a Dean’s teaching award for her lectures.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    The Cone of Creative Confidence

    • The Framework
    • When Creativity Meets Confidence
    • Bravery Is Simply Energy
    • Imposter Syndrome
    • Perfection Is an Illusion 1
    • Perfection Is an Illusion 2
    • Redefining Success
    • The Magic F Word
    • Big Picture, Big Opportunities
  • U3

    The Creative Manifesto

    • Refining the Manifesto’s Text
    • Creating the Manifesto’s Imagery
    • Assembling Images and Text
    • Sharing the Manifesto
  • U4

    Creative Confidence and Beyond

    • Building Confidence for Interviews
    • Big Dreams, Small Plans
  • FP

    Final project

    • Building Creative Confidence: Unleash your Potential

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

  • Certificates
    Plus

    If you're a Plus member, get a custom certificate signed by your teacher for every course. Share it on your portfolio, social media, or wherever you like.

  • Get front-row seats

    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

  • Watch professionally produced courses

    Domestika curates its teacher roster and produces every course in-house to ensure a high-quality online learning experience.


FAQs

Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

You can redeem the course you received by accessing the redeeming page and entering your gift code.

If you're a Plus member, when you complete a course you've purchased, you'll instantly get your personalized certificate. You can see all your certificates in the Certificates section of your profile. You can download your certificates as PDFs and share the link online. Learn more about certificates.
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Building Creative Confidence: Unleash your Potential

A course by Diana Varma
Writer and Podcast Host. Toronto, Canada.
Joined February 2022
  • 100% positive reviews (46)
  • 1632 students