The Learning Centre at the National Museum concluded the Creative Imagination Programme, presented by Dr Nasser Planji, associate professor in the Department of Fine Arts at the Scientific College of Design.
Twenty took part in the programme conducted with the support of BP Oman.
As per a statement, the programme had two classes in two stages – the first at the museum headquarters, and the second through visual conferencing.
The aim of the programme was to document Oman’s historical and heritage images and patterns, by integrating elements, patterns and lines to create contemporary artworks related to the collections presented in the museum.
It also looked to enhance the participants’ understanding of the composition of colours, the effects of light, shapes and shadow, and introducing the methods of creative imagination to add an element of creativity in their artwork and developing visual awareness.
The programme enabled participants to learn about creative imagination methods using collage techniques, which integrate images of Omani archaeological collections and other materials in different ways and methods of two and three dimensions that revive heritage and history anew.
The centre includes many facilities for various educational programmes.