We talk about drama surrounding Sergio and Vanessa’s food podcast A Bit Saucy and how painting is like making grilled cheeses, handling useless feedback, hating flies, avoiding comfort and boredom in your work, working through bad ideas, mural ideas vs. canvas ideas, and we revisit The Rock’s performance in the 2001 classic, The Mummy Returns! Check out Sergio’s upcoming workshops at https://bit.ly/AOC2020Sergio, or sign up to beta-test his course at www.themainloop.com!
On this week’s episode we discuss artists who feel entitled to a foot in the door, versus artists who have the confidence to create their own opportunities. What about false confidence, or losing confidence as you gain skills? Also what’s the difference between Wayne Thiebaud and Tim Tebow? Is there one? All this and more! Rate and review us on Apple Podcasts if you got a minute.
Sergio recaps his experience doing the STRADA Easel 30-day painting challenge. Josh recaps being MJ’s mural assistant for the month of September. We discuss evolving for speed and efficiency vs falling back on what works, the Pow Wow Art Festival in Lancaster, problem solving on a wall vs pre-planning, needing room to grow narrative skills, hanging out with other artists, Wide Open Walls in Sacramento, knowing the worth of your name, dealing with the environment while muralling, people having opinions on your mural to your face, painting fruit, applying for opportunities, and a few thoughts on comfort. Check out Sergio’s new painting for the Supersonic Art Show at www.spoke-art.com, and apply for his beta course at https://bit.ly/ECRMethodBetaTestApplication.
Do some artists fall back on their technical skills to ignore the necessary marketing and sales work in their goal of making it? That’s what we tackle on this week’s minisode! Some actual tips and tricks tucked away in this episode(don’t say we never helped ya) so if you’re beginning your art career, this is one you want to check out!
Sergio recaps his birthday trip to Tahoe with Vanessa, and what he learns by painting in plein air so much, Josh talks about some of the meaning behind his latest painting, the documentary “Last Chance U” and the danger of too much praise, making them hits vs. just practicing, finding the “game within the game” to keep painting interesting, painting urban landscapes, and why Cardi B should have a Pulitzer Prize.
Josh and Sergio discuss composition! How they think about it, how they tackle it, the difference for Sergio between composing a landscape and figurative piece, what makes a bad composition, and if shrooms can help you compose better!
Sergio recaps his Oregon travels with Vanessa, Josh amends his “rich people like shiny stuff” theory, painting under a pseudonym(or a cinnamon), if mental issues help with creating good art or successful artists, if artists should big-up themselves more, the art world needing better ambassadors(and why David Choe ain’t it), we rate a bunch of art memes, and end with a discussion around juggling time per piece vs. cost in order to make a living as an artist, and if The Triplets Of Belleville is a good movie. Find us on Youtube to see all the art memes we talked about on today’s episode. https://www.youtube.com/WaitingToDryPodcast/
Waiting To Dry Mini Episode 9: Fear Vs. Courage
This week’s topic is about success consciousness vs. failure consciousness.
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Waiting To Dry Art Podcast #104 “…While The World Is Burning??”
We talk about Josh attracting conspiracy theorists, Craigslist, Sergio’s upcoming Oregon trip, Josh’s problem with the recently posted art meme, Sergio’s recent trip to Arby’s, vague-cast about recent artist drama being aired out on Instagram, which leads to a discussion around student-teacher relationships. Rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, knock that one-star review down!
Back at it again after a month-long hiatus! Had some internal stuff to work out but we’re goin’ strong again. We talk about learning how to camp, Josh’s financials post-day-job, stretching, doing art competitions for advertisement purposes, Younggripper on Tiktok, podcasts that Sergio listens to, David Lynch, @jasknightart vs Arcadia Contemporary, a very cutting-edge piece of performance art that we were pointed to on Instagram, and we figure out how to be the next Jeremy Mann! Buy some art from Josh at www.joshualawyer.com/shop.