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Posted 12/14/2012 by Wendy Sue in The Pub
 

Wendy Sue
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Posted: 12/14/2012 12:58:51 AM
Do you usually
(A) read the calls and make something specifically based on the call
or
(B )read the calls and go through your finished projects to see what fits?

Just curious...


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GinaLideros
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Posted: 12/14/2012 1:10:26 AM
I do both, but lately mostly (A).


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Pearl Maple
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Posted: 12/14/2012 3:40:01 AM
a bit of both, mostly A
fresh new product, trends, techniques


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Lisa Swift
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Posted: 12/14/2012 5:35:55 AM
i do mostly b.


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Posted: 12/14/2012 10:14:44 AM
I do mostly B~wish I had time to do A


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SherryCartwright
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Posted: 12/14/2012 11:17:38 AM
A little bit of both, but mostly A.


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adogslife13
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Posted: 12/14/2012 12:07:28 PM
I do mostly B...wish I could do more A


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Becki Adams
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Posted: 12/14/2012 5:27:59 PM
I mostly do A. Once in a while I find some in my albums but mostly I create for the call. I love the challenge

jennyevans
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Posted: 12/14/2012 11:21:15 PM
I do a little of both...



Wendy Sue
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Posted: 12/15/2012 1:52:29 PM
This is interesting. I have to admit that I used to use the calls as an excuse to try a new technique or just to scrap photos that were in the pile waiting to be added to our albums. I loved the extra incentive of a publication possibility!



Sarah Webb
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Posted: 12/15/2012 5:55:49 PM
B. I can't say that I have ever done A.


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Mary Jo R
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Posted: 12/16/2012 7:22:35 PM
Definitely B for me usually.
A has just never worked for me


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blbooth
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Posted: 12/16/2012 8:58:49 PM
I definitely do both, but I usually find that if I do "A" I have a better chance of publication! And I'm happier with what I created, whether or not it gets picked up.

nicolemartel
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Posted: 12/17/2012 2:35:09 PM
I do both, but mostly, I read the calls and i'll create something new!


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Posted: 12/17/2012 3:41:53 PM
I pretty much always just look for something I've already made that fits!
BUT...if I'm sitting down to make a new layout for an assignment or something where I'm free to do whatever, I'll check out the calls and see if anything fits!


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Melissa Elsner
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Posted: 12/19/2012 5:46:27 PM
I do both. Especially since some calls ask for "never before seen". Most of what I've made has been seen.

Wish I had more time to create new, though.


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