#34: Tony Guaraldi Brown “Obsessed With Perseverance”


Tony Guaraldi Brown joins us to talk about growing up in the Imperial Valley, how he hates drawing on digital tablets and asks us a few questions about what makes a piece of art hand-done and the worth of mass-reproduced art. We talk about what we look for in art at museums, then we talk about the stories behind the reoccurring characters in his work. We talk about how his characters are based on his past and his relationships with his family. We find out what Tony would do with David Choe money, and his top 5 dead or alive! Find his work at TGBart.com!

Topics and Artists referenced:

Aaron Horkey

Franklin Booth

Joseph Clement Coll

“Your Name” anime

Francisco Goya

Sargent

Mike Mignola

Takehiko Inoue

Gustave Dore

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
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#33: The Squeaky Dryer Sketchbook Episode

Who the heck needs a guest?! Josh and Sergio start off by talking about the Moleskine Show book signing, the new cat Greg, their summer painting breaks, and Sergio’s new vlog before getting deep into each other’s sketchbooks. Josh brings his sketchbooks from the past few years; Sergio brings his most recent book and one from 2005 and talk about what they find. They then discuss new directions that Sergio wants to go in. They end by discussing some quotes from the Harvey Dunn book. You should know by now. Some silliness, some seriousness. Sorry about the squeaks.

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#32 Nadezda In The Gray Area


We meet Nadeza at her place in Oakland to talk about her studio space, poetry, ghosts, acting, the Safehouse Atelier, Facebook censoring art, storytelling with mood, balancing your inner child and your adult brain, and more. We then talk about her paintings “The Becoming” and “Secrets” which leads into talk about personal vs. professional character design, creating your own props, her Top 5 Dead Or Alive, her show at Spoke Art and the purpose of shows for the artist. Say hi to her at the Moleskine Project book signing August 25th!

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#31: Za Vue, Anton Pavlenko “Blue Ribbons Burn The Cleanest”

In this special edition of Waiting To Dry, Sergio hangs out with artists Za Vue and Anton Pavlenko while camping in Maryhill, Washington for the Pacific Northwest Plein Air event. They get into camping near an active wildfire, the importance of swimming during a plein air event, brag about our camp food, how Anton damaged another painter’s painting, getting probed, Chewy the Camping Cat, and what makes them choose which events they do. Sergio talks to Za and Anton about their unique painting styles, and we discuss representational vs. abstract in plein air, staying humble after winning awards, plans for a competition-free paintout, and lots of Tech-Talk? about cold wax medium. They talk about their impromptu trip to the Seattle Art Fair and what they liked/ridiculed, and find out Anton and Za’s Top 5 Dead Or Alive! Sergio wraps it up with a brand new segment for the show!

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#30 Bryce Cameron Liston “Beer With A Side Of Cantaloupe”

OH boy this was a fun one! I sit down with the amazing artist Bryce Liston and my good friend and stand in co-host Leon Loucheur and we drink a few beers eat some ice cold cantaloupe and shoot all the shits! We talk about Utah, tell drinking stories near hotel pools, how we judge people that buy our art, how we feel about our art during the process and once complete. We also talk about the arrogance of youth, we talk about social media (but i’m sure you knew that already) the book “The Road”. we talk about the art of story telling, then dive into two paintings by Bryce. then wrap the episodes with more shooting of shits!

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Also Sergio just found himself and will be back next week!

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#29 Serge Gay Jr. “The Legend of the Florida Man”

This episode Me (josh) and co-host Mj Lindo sit with Serge Gay jr. and have another great conversation! about the places where he has lived and how they inspire him. Growing up in a family of artist where they were very supportive of his pursuits in art while at the same time being his harshest critic. he also touches on how he is trying to find a place to call home, his process for developing a solo show, and the struggles of amnesia when it comes to artist names! give it a listen and give us some feedback!

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Best of Waiting To Dry, Vol. 1: The First 15 Episodes

Hey guys. We put together this Best-Of show to help promote the show. Here are some moments that stand out, whether they are funny or insightful, that showcase what the podcast is about. If you’re a fan of the show and want an easy way to share it with your friends you can link them to this episode! If you’ve been a guest on our show and want to share a snippet, you can also link them to the part in this show that you appear. Thanks so much if you share this! We’re really psyched to see this show keep growing and you can help us out a lot with your share. Thanks to all of our guests, whose stories and insights have made this show so fun to do!

Intro: Nate Van Dyke Hates Waiting To Dry

0:01:07 Episode 1: Joshua Lawyer and Sergio Lopez

0:06:00 Episode 2: MJ Lindo

0:09:00 Episode 3: Jason Avery

0:21:56 Episode 4: Monty Guy

0:25:57 Episode 5: Nate Van Dyke

0:43:53 Episode 6: Leon Loucheur

0:47:36 Episode 7: John Wentz

0:58:34 Episode 8: Judson Monroe

1:10:42 Episode 9: Joshua Mays

1:17:29 Episode 10: Ozi Magana

1:26:51 Episode 11: Glenn Arthur

1:36:43 Episode 12: Joshua Lawyer and Sergio Lopez

1:42:00 Episode 13: Aaron Nagel

1:49:19 Episode 14: Emilio Villalba

1:55:11 Episode 15: Joshua Lawyer and Sergio Lopez

Outro: Ozi Magana Hates Waiting To Dry

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#28: Top 5, Dead Or Alive


It’s a head-exploder of an episode! Sergio went up to the Avenue of The Giants to gather ref’ while Josh stayed home to work on moving MJ’s studio. We talk about the upcoming Miyazaki art show, not feeling the pressure to paint, Instagram Live, our top 5 artists, why people buy shit they don’t need, selling prints, TV and movie talk(and why we hate sitcoms), the dynamic between Josh and MJ, middle names, why Craiglist is better than Instagram, and why Flickr should make a comeback. Lots of tangents but it’s a good fun episode to get to know your hosts better.
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#27: Agnieszka Pilat, Mecha-Hustler.


Agnieszka Pilat, Mecha-Hustler.

Agnieszka Pilat! We get into some art bizness! She talks to us how she came straight to San Francisco from Poland and studied at the Academy of Art, talent vs hard work, how social media can motivate artists, all about her #disrupt series, her painting “Amazing Grace,” networking to bypass galleries, the meaning of life, and she answers a ton of listener questions from Instagram! She tells us how she cultivates relationships with her collectors to grow her career, Yutta and Gutta’s plans to take over the art world, and what her next series might be! There was a lot of great info for artists trying to make a living in this episode, and we both picked up a lot of tips to think about! We are sure you will too, so show some love and let us know what you learn in the reviews section of your favorite listening platform!
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#26 Brett Crawford “Learn How To Get Your Feelings Hurt”


Brett Crawford came up from San Clemente for his 111 Minna Gallery show and hung out with us at Monty Guy’s studio to record this podcast! He tells us the story of a mural near WonderlandSF gallery before getting deep into his story about coming up from being a drug-addict 18-year felon to turning his life around via art. He tells us about scoring a job at a print shop and used samples to make friends in the art scene, viewing the Choe Show, and his views on life and death. We hear the story behind his painting featuring Geoffrey The Giraffe called “Taking Geoffrey Home,” his “Fuck Cancer” tag, and more. We hear his side of the infamous “Pretentious C” story (fun fact: he was the other guy Josh was talking to!) and how he made a bad first impression at Thinkspace Gallery. We end with some good advice about how to handle rejection and fantasizing to manifest the reality you want. We were really inspired by his story of his drive to redeem himself and you will be too. His 111 Minna show opens Friday July 6th, 2018.

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