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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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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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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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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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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Capture Display Print In this Episode you will get an overview of how to turn your art into a reproduction.  If you are looking to sell fine art prints or just wanting to display your work on a web page, there are a few concepts that have to be discovered to retain the visual intent…

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