Using the imagination is an important step in the process of creation.
In order to plan and create new things, one technique is to visualise them and imagine them.
Creating a thing in your mind (imaging) is the first step. It means letting go of the problem as a limitation and seeing a way through the difficulty to a solution.
image – images (pictures)
imagination – imagined pictures, events or feelings
Present Simple Tense
I imagine you are tired.
Present Continuous Tense
I am imagining a large room.
Past Simple Tense
I imagined that I was at home in my bed.