Collectif Creativity: 20Nov2022

by Susan Latreille

The first photo is one I took on a walk in our woods.

The photo is somewhat enhanced – I wanted the shadows to be more dominant than in the original out-of-camera shot but otherwise very much like the original.

This second photo was produced by playing around with AI (artificial intelligence) Art. I used something called StyleTransfer to get this somewhat Impressionistic version of my photo.

Collectif clan, share your creative activities — no effort too small! Send JPG image(s) to with up to 100 words per image describing what you did, materials used, inspiration, challenges, mindset, etc. 

Share how/if creativity affects (controls?) your life. Please include size (height by width), title & media for each image.

Writers – we want to hear from you! Send poetry, lyrics, an excerpt. Try to include an image of some sort because that’s the media world we live in. 

Everyone, share informative, inspiring Show & Tell demonstrating the creative mind.


      • The New York Times ran an article about AI in art a few weeks ago, with the query, “But is it art?” (An A.I.-Generated Picture Won an Art Prize. Artists Aren’t Happy.) Similar was suggested about photography a century ago. David Hockney suggests artists use whatever tools come around to develop their expression. Ed.


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