Posts Tagged ‘creativity’

Bastards of Art : Episode 64

Episode 64 I Quit. I Quit Drinking and my Art got Better A decade ago I made the change to quit drinking. The act of drinking had become a way of life for so long that I do not remember too many things that didn’t involve having beers. When I was 35, I woke up…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 63

Episode 63 There is a fine line between a foot in the door and a foot in the ass. Making the leap to self-employment has some hidden obstacles that will arise. Those who are not ready to grow will fail. The number one enemy people face when they go out on their own is themselves.…

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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 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 51

Invention in Art. Whether it is technique or style, stretching the boundaries of your art career will reach out while you find your voice.  Struggling to be original for the sake of just being different may not always equal success. Our last two podcast (episode 49 and 50) discuss Imitation and Innovation. In this episode…

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