Posts Tagged ‘Tattoo’

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 50

Innovation. After social learning from imitation becomes futile, innovation starts to develop. As an artist you will start to problem solve with personality.  You ability to confidently find new answers for common problems will shine on you almost intuitively. Using the building block you learned from watching others your next step is innovation Matt Hodel…

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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 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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Bastrards of Art : Episode 44

Hello! I am very excited to introduce my friend Haram. I meet Haram last summer and she introduced herself as a person interested in learning tattooing.  It didn’t take much to convince me that she had the aptitude and commitment required for a true apprenticeship. Please take a listen to this special Bastards of Art…

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Bastards of Art : Episode 42

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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Bastards of Art : Episode 41

“Marks or shapes can happen spontaneously as we explore with tools, media, or substances for pictorial, textural, or sculptural effects and, in the process, decide on what is beautiful or exciting without consciously knowing how and why. We may pour in feelings and emotions during the process, resulting in a kind of artistic expression that…

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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 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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