Click Happy Plus – Week One – Know Thy Self

“Every child is an artist, the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.”
– Pablo Picasso


Homeplay for this week

  • Create a Self-portrait and post it here
    • Reference links (check them out there is some cool inspiration here)
    • Try this - Write three loose leaf pages handwritten exploring the questions below. Or if writing doesn't work for you try having a conversation with somebody about these questions and see if that spurs ideas.
      • What are you curious about?
      • What brings you joy?
      • What defines you in your mind?
      • What is your unique superpower? What do people say you are particularly good at doing?
      • How would someone who knows you well describe you?
      • If you had a defining emotion at this time in your life what would it be and how would you represent that?
    • Get yourself an A4 blank artist book.
      • In the center of the page write the word "Self Portrait"
      • Now try and brainstorm 20 ways you could represent ideas what you uncovered above.
      • Pick the most compelling idea and try and make it work this weekend.  If it doesn't now have 19 other ideas to try.
      • You miss 100% of the shots that you don't take.  So try.  Then experiment and try some more.  Then try something that the experiment made you think of.  Each time you take a shot and you think of a new way of shooting it, write that new idea down.  Give yourself a high five! Or shout Whoo hoo! or what ever you do when something awesome happens.  This is called behaviour wiring and it will help you to eventually come up with even better ideas.  Because you celebrate your tiny idea wins.  These stack up and become big ideas.
  • Communication for now
    • If you have a question email me.


  • Interns do the following
    • Act as the Youth Curators for the Click Happy Exhibition and social media pages
    • Mentor young photographers on how to use manual settings
    • Promote Click Happy to schools in their region
  • Anyone in Click Happy Plus can be an Intern as long as you attend the meetings and do the work.

Links to  Photographers discussed during the workshop

(or that I found after looking these up) :

Damon Baker

Cole Sprouse




Click Happy Plus – Week One – Know Thy Self

Updated on 2021-06-12T10:53:43+12:00, by Mandi.