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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Everything you do does not suck, even though it can feel that way. Having an adjustable plan of attack and destination will keep you from hanging out in the float.  Write a mission statement of who you are and what you want to do with art.  Now that you have a path, start your journey!…

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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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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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Complete your Projects It is the 11th hour and you are very stressed. There is a deadline and it is coming quick.  How did you get here? What lead up to this very stressful and very avoidable conflict of time? An honest assessment can bring up a few key points that should have been addressed…

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Direction Being an Artist is a calling.  Somedays it is more of an obsession than a pursuit.  The question is, what do you wanna do with your artistic gift? Like all gifts, its a shame to shove it in the corner and ignore it.  You must learn how to appreciate what you have been given.…

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The SketchBook The spearhead of our ego. The Sketchbook is an uncomfortable little book that hold our “could be’s” and “would have been’s”.   Truthfully, it is rare to see a sketch book filled form cover to cover in perfected art.  A sketch book is just what it is, a book for sketching. Sketch: a rough…

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Travel. Its hard to see the world from one spot.  If we are truly a product of out environment, we must change our surroundings to change ourselves. It is important for an artist to have a keen and perspective. In this episode Matt and Jon discuss how travel has changed their life.  From there personal experience…

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This the third and final episode dealing with the reproduction of your Art Work. Starting with Episode 15, We helped you discover how printing your art work was not as simple as Scan-Print.  It is not impossible to get the look you want with your reproductions.  We hope that this series of podcast takes some…

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