May 16, 2022
In today's art podcast we ask “Is time to evolve your art style?”
It seemed appropriate to talk about this today because Sandra feels like she is at a bit of a crossroads herself and we both always try to share our own experiences as artists with you.
May 2, 2022
In today's podcast episode we’re going to talk about finding art reference and creating your own.
April 17, 2022
This is part 2 of our podcast about NFTs for Beginners. You can find Ep 108 Artist’s NFTs for beginners Part 1 here. We will go into more about what polygon is, promoting your NFT and some of the scams you need to be aware of in this podcast.
April 4, 2022
Today, we are talking about NFTs. First of all, I do want to stress that neither one of us are experts. But sometimes I think it’s better actually to get guidance from someone who is not a beginner but not yet an expert, because you’ll more likely get the information you need in simple terms, without being blown away by a whole new language.
March 21, 2022
Today, we are talking about the Artist's playground.
As we know, a child always performs better at school when they’re also allowed a bit of time to exercise, to play and to not be a slave to the rules. It’s their time to have fun and let go.
It’s the same for artists. If they also allow themselves time out to let go and have some fun, then they will work better at their more serious pieces.
March 7, 2022
Today, we are talking about why you should date your inner artist. And this is a concept briefly spoken about in Julia Cameron’s book, The Artist's Way.
When you think about it, it really does make sense to look after that side of yourself, because if you don’t, your creative well is going to run dry pretty quickly and that can lead to a lack of inspiration and worse still, artists block, and that’s something you really don’t want.
February 21, 2022
Our podcast guest today is Artist Jason Chambers who recently quit his job to become a full-time artist. Something I am sure many of us dream of. Jason is a US-based artist who specializes in abstract cubism.
Jason always wanted to be an artist, but life took him in a different direction. After selling a few of his paintings online a friend encouraged him to try selling his art as NFT’s. NFT’s are a way of selling art digitally, with proof of ownership. Although he was initially reluctant as he liked to paint by hand, Jason decided to give it a try. Find out what happened in the podcast
February 7, 2022
So, a passion project simply means something you do entirely for your own pleasure and not something you start off with the intention of it leading to anything in particular. That doesn’t necessarily mean it won't lead anywhere, but you don’t do it with that sole intention. It’s purely for the joy.
January 24, 2022
Today’s podcast guest is Caricature Artist Kevin Wells. Kevin who is also known as Squiggle King has always been a compulsive doodler. When he was 30 he became a London cabbie and for the first time in his adult life, he had more control over his time and decided to get art education. He did an A level in art and design at his local college, followed by a part-time Fine Art Degree course. At his degree show in 2005, he was selected the winner of the Windsor and Newton Watts prize, which led to him becoming the first artist in residence at the Watts Gallery in Compton. This began a long association with a gallery, where as well as having a solo show there in 2006, he led drawing and painting workshops with schools and groups from the local community, and did so until a few years ago, in 2015, he was elected a member of the prestigious Society of graphic fine art, or the drawing society with whom he now exhibits regularly.
January 10, 2022
Our podcast guest today is artist Nick George who paints abstract face art. We first spotted Nick’s work on Instagram and were completely wowed by it. It was very different to anything we had seen before. Imagine the silhouette of an exaggerated face filled with an eye, fragments of text, collage and cartoon characters. They have the feel of street art, like walls where posters and stickers have been layered and peeled back over time.
We were also excited to see that Nick is teaching on Kara Bullock’s portrait art course Let’s Face It course 2022. We are looking forward to watching his lessons.