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
We spend a third of our lives asleep. That means if we live to the ripe old age of 90 we will have spent at least 30 years asleep! Wouldn’t it be a good idea to examine our subconscious minds during our slumber? You can gain so much personal insight and inspiration from analyzing your dreams!
My favorite liberal arts class in college was all about Dreams and different artist’s creative interpretations. We read tons of literature on the subject, including Jung’s theories and Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams. One of our assignments was to Read More
Our Creative Challenge this past week was Jumpology. We received so many great pictures from you all using our hashtag #YMCJumpology and ton more via email. Dearest Charlies, you all are so wonderful! It was tough to narrow it down, but our select Creative Challenge submission this week comes from Hanss Lujan. Lujan is a 22 year old photographer from Cuzco, Peru, currently residing in Kelowna, B.C., Canada.
This is my submission for the ‘Jumpology’ creative challenge. I hope you guys like it! I’ve been working with jumping as a means to Read More