Posts Tagged ‘goal’

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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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 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 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 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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Bastards of Art : Episode 25

I’m Back!! Bastards of Art is ready to start a new chapter.  In the up coming months, the BOA will continue to release new episodes and new formats!  This is the beginning of the next step in expanding the Bastards of ART. In this Episode: Matt explains a way to break down large goals into…

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