Posts Tagged ‘art’

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 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 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 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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Bastards of Art : Episode 35

Lead the Eye Making the eye go where you want it to go in a composition is a huge part of visual story telling. How your optic nerve and your brain work together is very clever. Understanding that relation ship is how we can get the viewer to read our images. In this episode of…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 33

Mix It UP!!!   Getting stuck with your progression can make art feel like a task.  Creating art should be an adventure.  Exploring different mediums is a great way to push though a developmental block.  By trying art mediums outside your comfort zone, you will be forced to see art differently.  Enjoy Matt Hodel’s Monday…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 32

Sharing is Caring. “There was a Farmer who grew excellent corn. Every year he won the award for the best grown corn. One year a newspaper reporter interviewed him and learned something interesting about how he grew it. The reporter discovered that the farmer shared his seed corn with his neighbors. “How can you afford…

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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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