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Bastards of Art | Episode 61

Bastards of Art | Episode 61 Darwin Vs Einstein The creative person is one of two different creative types: Charles Darwin was a great experimental innovator, who spent decades accumulating evidence on evolution and its mechanisms, and made his greatest contributions late in his career. Albert Einstein was a great conceptual innovator, who made discoveries…

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Bastards of Art: Episode 60

Bastards of Art | Episode 60 I have five ideas to get you out of your comfort zone.  There is a whole world of art out there and you not need to stick to the safe areas.  So for a minute, ignore your Instagram and consider doing something different today. 1. Make a fake company.…

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Bastards of Art | Episode 59

Bastards of Art | Episode 59 Three Personalities As you become more of the product and bridge the gap between Art and Business, it is helpful to take on a new perspective. Reading book the E-Myth helped me to see myself as three personalities: Entrepreneur The ability to see the future. Manager The ability to…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 56

Itunes – Soundcloud – Contact – YouTube – Stitcher Who you know! Matt Hodel and Chris Boyle discuss in this podcast how who you know can help give you clout. Having a bit of clout does not hurt your worth. Name dropping is not the answer, but getting your art in the right hand so other people…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 55

First Impression In this episode we follow up on “What are you worth?”  This question has no direct answer but what to consider is a the elements that go into that question.  Episode 54 covers an overview of the subject but in this episode we discuss the impression you give to your future clients and…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 54

“How much should I charge for my work?” The answers will vary and nobody can give you a clear cut answer.  There is a way to narrow down your current worth.  You must take into account a few variables: What impression do you leave? Who can vouch for you? What do you do thats different…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 53

Burnout. Their is a guilt that arises when doing something you love starts to feel like a grind.  If you are working in a creative art field, you are probably in a service industry.  The service industry is very repetitive and this causes burnout. Chris Boyle and Matt Hodel discuss how they have dealt with…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 52

Helpful tips when Talking to a client for commissioned work: Inform the new client on how you operate.  Understand that your client has no idea what they want.  Be detailed.  Get on the same page as your client.  Don’t move forward until you have an agreement.  Have an approvals process. Itunes – Soundcloud – Contact –…

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