Posts Tagged ‘painting’

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 49

Imitation What is the difference between imitation and mimicking? When an artist copies someone else work, they have no interest in the intent of the original artist. They just want to to steal some glory. When you imitate art work, you are studying the original art. The process of dissecting someone else’s process in order…

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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 34

Don’t Wait for Permission What are you waiting for?  An Invitation from the Art World? It is up to you to put yourself out there.  Don’t be afraid.  You don’t need someone to tell you you are ready. Itunes – Soundcloud – Contact – YouTube – Stitcher

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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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Bastartds of Art : Episode 19

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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Bastrards of Art : Episode 17

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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Bastards of Art Podcast : Episode 16

Print and Display As promised, Bastards of Art Podcast helps to explain in depth how your art work can be photographed or scanned for reproduction. This is single handedly the most frustrating part of distributing Art!  If it was only as simple as a “How to Video”. The common thread in the entire CAPTURE-DISPLAY-PRINT process…

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Bastards of Art Podcast : Episode 14

Ritual vs. Routine. Switching our minds into work mode is not as simple as one, two, three.  We can get into an autopilot and set up our workspace but that doesn’t bring us into the moment.  Once you are set up, you can still not be in the right frame of mind to be creative.…

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