Yo Kid! That's the point of the class, for you to learn and develop your own skill set, style and creativity.
Yeah, it's a bitch to be staring at blank paper, canvas, computer screen or a camera with 24 shots remaining, but if you get other peoples ideas, that's what you'll put down or record.
25 years later, I still fear the blankness at the start of new project. Why? Because I too asked for other's idea, and got them.