Recently we introduced you to the work of collage artist, Chad Wys — this created all sorts of nostalgia here at Charlie HQ, reminiscing about the collages we used to make as a child. Inspired by the quote we posted from Pablo Picasso (whom, by the way, is always known for some amazing collage work), it was a no brainer to make collage art our next Creative Challenge.
This next Creative Challenge is a fun one! This month, we want you to snap a picture of your favorite places in your city. Whether it’s the view from your backyard, your favorite restaurant, art gallery, thrift store, hiking trail, or the view from the rooftop of the highest building or peak in your town, it’s up to you! Post your images to Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #CityGuideYMC or email us your submissions to youmeandcharlieCREATE@gmail.com. Be sure to include information about Read More
If you know me well, you can definitely confirm that the words, “I just want to dance” are heard at any given point of the day. Apparently, there was this day that I came home from pre-school and told my Mom, “I want to do ballet and dance on my toes.” Don’t know where I got this idea, maybe the teacher had introduced us to Thumbelina Ballerina. Not really sure. But the one thing I am sure of is that Read More
This past week’s creative challenge came from YM&C Editor, Claire Oring, who challenged you all to recreate your dreams in an artistic way. We received poems, stories, and pictures, but the stand-out this week comes from 14 year old Violeta Tapia from Argentina. Yes… FOURTEEN! The young Tapia created a short film about dreams. My favorite part of this wonderful submission was the the tears pouring and transforming into… well… you’ll have to watch! Here’s what Tapia had to say about her submission: Read More