Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Carte Blanche... To Change!
After a lot of consideration and discussion, we Creative Carte Blanche instigators have decided to shift the focus of our community from a challenge-based blog to our community Facebook group. We feel this is the best way to accomplish what we initially set out to do. We began Creative Carte Blanche with a very specific goal in mind: To create a community through which we encourage each other to explore our creative whims with a sense of freedom and spontaneity. While sharing monthly challenges has been a joy, we’ve come to realize that in a very real way it contradicts our mission. After all, “carte blanche” literally means “complete freedom to act as one wishes or thinks best,” not “make a project that fits within the parameters we give you.”
And, in the interest of full disclosure, we on the CCB team have realized that our own methods of creative expression are evolving. While it’s safe to say that mixed media will always be a fundamental part of our artistic pursuits, we’re each branching out in ways that don’t always translate well to a challenge blog. Exploration is the natural progression of an artistic spirit, and as we investigate our callings, we want to encourage you to do the same.
So, if you haven’t already, please join our Facebook Community. It’s all about positivity, creativity, and yes— Carte Blanche!
We’ll see you there!
Posted by Linda Ledbetter
Barista by day, photographer and mixed media artist the rest of the time. I'm from Boise, Idaho, where I share my tiny townhouse with an assortment of beloved animals and a very patient guy who endures my messy artistic whims. I'm on the web at StudioL3.com.