#110 Luke Warmwalker

Sergio is joining the faculty at Sentient Academy! We talk about how teaching can be thought of like an artist, why artists shouldn’t self-deprecate, Josh’s feelings about his work after finishing the paintings for the Stone Sparrow Gallery show, scientists splicing human genes into monkey brains, the pressure of the first page of the sketchbook, and more. Is Josh an optimistic nihilist? Would any artist be invited to the locker room if their favorite team won the Super Bowl? Is art fame the best kind of fame? All these questions answered on this week’s episode of Waiting To Dry!

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#109 It’s A Finesse Thang

Sergio talks about his course and being in teaching-mode and how that affects his painting. Josh talks about nearing the finish line of the work for his upcoming show in November. We answer a ton of your listener questions this week too! 

Some of the questions answered:

(23:35) Do you make 5-year plans or just go with the flow?

(38:42) Do birds have fun?

(45:43) What’s a subject matter you dislike painting?

(51:05) What is most fun in your process?

(1:03:15) Is there a reason to what seems like you solely using women as subjects in your work?

(1:18:05) Do you have favorite easy foods to make while painting?

(1:27:48) Having this platform, do you ever worry about getting canceled in this cancel-culture world?

(1:37:20) Why doesn’t Josh start his own pencil company and make millions?

(1:43:11) Do you ever have the urge to put all of your creative energy into one style or body of work?

(1:51:12) How did you realize that you can make a living off of your art? How did you start?

(2:03:00) How do you stay motivated while doing the busy work admin part of being an artist? 

We also rip on the documentary, “The Price Of Everything” and praise Jeffrey Catherine Jones’s documentary “Better Things.”

Sign up for any of Sergio’s three workshops at www.themainloop.com!

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#108 On The Shoulders Of Scorpion Kings

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!

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WTD Mini Episode 12: Confidence Vs. Entitlement

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.

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#104 “…While The World Is Burning??”

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!

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#102 Pointing Fingers

Josh and Sergio are back in the house! Josh talks his experience with painting murals in Portland, his problem with Blackout Tuesday, the need for a real leader in this era, Thinkspace versus Colin Chillag and the resulting fallout, Nicolas Uribe versus companies who make “flesh tone” paint, and more. Josh talks about Sergio’s magazines he shared in the last episode and they discuss self-censorship, we respond to a listener question about if “remakes” are allowed in the art world, finding treasure in Yellowstone, looking for solutions, more thoughts on the Colin-Thinkspace controversy, comedians acting and more.

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#97 Quarantined Couple Edition Episode 1: Sergio Lopez And Vanessa Walsh

For the quarantine, we decided to do something different: we are each hosting an episode with our significant others! First up is Sergio co-hosting with Vanessa Walsh. They talk about Vanessa moving into Sergio’s studio, Sergio working on his plein air painting course, someone causing drama with Sergio at Vanessa’s art show, their new restaurant review podcast, the impact of the quarantine on the art world, Heather Martin’s Art Refuge Facebook group, and perform WTD Audio Theatre! So much more discussed on this episode. Subscribe, rate and review where you find your podcasts.

Vanessa’s Instagrams:

@compassroseartistry

@bloomreportmacro

@abitsaucypodcast

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#96 Carl Dobsky “The Assassination Of Mark Rothko”

We meet with Carl Dobsky at BACAA in San Carlos to talk about he started teaching, his connection to Massive Black, bridging the gap between cast drawing and concept art, and we dive deep into narrative! Josh and Carl compare their approaches to building narrative, Carl talks about his path to learning about visual storytelling, depicting action to tell the story, and “implied resolution.” We had a lot of fun in Sergio’s Question Corner! Look out for his 3-person show with Shawn Barber and Coro coming June 13th to Maxwell Alexander Gallery in LA.

 

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#95 Cooks And Bakers

The bad boyz of art podcasting are back! We talk about why most art podcasts are bad, Sergio talks about his San Diego trip and the horror of party brunches, cooking as a metaphor for art, Josh’s art party from Saturday, clarifying Sergio’s work ethic, Josh’s art trade show idea, being turned off by style in art, Josh’s heroics, answer a listener question about mural pricing, Josh’s altercation with a tweaker, and more. 

Check out Sergio’s new painting at Modern Eden Gallery March 7th 2020. 

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#93 Kamille Corry “The Sound Of Drowning”

We talk to Kamille Corry after her workshop at BACAA in San Carlos, CA. She talks about her one-way ticket to Florence to study, the difference between university and atelier learning, her desire to sculpt and go back to Italy, her role in the Utah art scene, learning to sell artwork on her own, studying Islamic design, what she wants her art to sound like, and wraps up by going through Sergio’s Question Corner! Check out the end of the episode if you are interested in studying with Kamille!

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