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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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Bastards of Art : Episode 50

Innovation. After social learning from imitation becomes futile, innovation starts to develop. As an artist you will start to problem solve with personality.  You ability to confidently find new answers for common problems will shine on you almost intuitively. Using the building block you learned from watching others your next step is innovation Matt Hodel…

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Bastards of Art Podcast : Episode 47

Sensory, Perception, Reasoning It is these 3 steps that challenge the viewer to understand what they are seeing.  Our eyes bring us information without prejudice. What we perceive from our eyes is not straight forward.  What we perceive from what we have seen should not be trusted.  It is the second part of the cognitive…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 43

Happy New Year! 2018 brings us a clean slate to keep building on what we have accomplished.  Living in a world of art, I hear the words “do something different” quite bit. This is mentally hard to accomplish and there is a simple reason why. Logic + Data + Emotions In this podcast, I discuss…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 39

Plan for the unexpected. They say success is opportunity meeting preperation.  (Or something like that) I recently filmed a commercial.  What impressed me was how prepared the crew was onset. They had the day planned to the minute. The were ready to move and grove but even with their high expectations, the crew also rolled…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 37

Understanding Money. As artists we work with abstract thinking. We see the world slightly different.  When it comes to money, we have a hard time understanding the abstract nature of a dollar.  What is it worth? What does it represent? Why can’t I keep more? Most people say “Time is  Money”.  In this podcast, Matt…

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Bastards of Art Podcast : Episode 36

A joke is only funny if the other person laughs. Drawing for others is how most artists are going to make a living.  Removing yourself from your art and listening to the client is important.  Helping someone to tell story with visual literacy is fun. In this episode, Matt talks about being confronted with the…

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