Matt Hodel

Bastards of Art : Episode 41

“Marks or shapes can happen spontaneously as we explore with tools, media, or substances for pictorial, textural, or sculptural effects and, in the process, decide on what is beautiful or exciting without consciously knowing how and why. We may pour in feelings and emotions during the process, resulting in a kind of artistic expression that…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 40

New workflow can be awkward and painful.  If you don’t mix it up with some newness in your life, you will repeat the same thing for infinity.  I don’t think this is helpful to a long career.  No-one wants to look up after 20 years and wonder why everything looks the same.   Trying something…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 38

Get Loud! Matt answers some questions about moving to a new market in a different city. It is always scary to get a fresh start in a new town.  Matt’s advice is to get loud! Start an Art Show! Get in the local publications. Meet everyone on your new circle. Do not sheepishly enter a…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 31

Unless you are try to be an elusive artist like the infamous Banksy, you need a web page. In this episode, Matt gives a basic overview of where to go to get started! Itunes – Soundcloud – Contact – YouTube – Stitcher

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Bastards of Art : Episode 30

Anxiety and the Artist Sometimes I think I should have named this podcast “The Anxious Artist” This title would have been more appropriate and reached out to a lot more people. While I don’t think artists have more anxiety than the average human, I do feel that the effects on a creative brain are amplified.…

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Bastards of Art Podcast : Episode 29

Where is your Signal Line? Stop beating yourself up and and stop under valuing your worth.  This character trait that artist share may be the biggest flaw that holds us back. You are worth a lot more than you think. So stop thinking. When you are in competition with others, you get bitter. When you…

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Bastards of Art: Episode 28

Waiting for Inspiration Building habits and routines will help you to find inspiration. It really is amazing what a little bit of scheduling does for your productivity.  In this episode, Matt Hodel shares tips on how to get motivated and be ready to strike!  It is time to feel good and good about today!  …

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