"Historically, the claim of consensus has been the first refuge of scoundrels;
it is a way to avoid debate by claiming that the matter is already settled."
alter + embellish + add + experiment + analyze + explore
The thing about creative experimentation is that it's risky. Not the kind of risk that is quantifiable, but the risk of screwing up something you really kind of liked. If you go for it, at some point you will go too far, off the deep end, and have to climb back up the rocky cliff, dry off with your Snoopy beach towell, and start again.
Question: What's your favorite amusement park ride? Mine - wooden roller coasters!