#49 Trekell Art Supplies “I Have The Answer”

Courtney and Andrew from Trekell Art Supplies paid Waiting To Dry a visit all the way from Hesperia to Santa Rosa! We talk about a million different things with them! The evolution of Instagram, the difference between selling art and art supplies, the history of the company, do art suppliers get along with each other? They talk about doing conventions, filming artists for interviews, artists with side gigs, raising the value of fine art in society, celebrity artists, and how Andrew got his start with filming. How do they answer the Top 5 Alive and David Choe Money question?? It was great to talk about art with some folks who aren’t artists but are in the art world. It is nice to get an alternative perspective on the art world from an artist-adjacent company. Very fun to get to know Trekell!


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#48 Cody Miles “Toilet Flowers”

We go to Cody Miles’ studio to talk to him all about being a teacher of art for this new generation. What do young people think is good art? We also talk about looking at traditional vs digital art, and his upcoming move to Japan. We talk about the difference in culture, traveling within the country, “the meat incident,” opposite-hand crayon drawings, and more. We talk about 2 of his pieces which leads into talk about taking art too seriously, sketching people without getting caught, and comedy as social commentary. Sergio’s soundboard gets a mind of its own. As always, we get our guest’s T5AA and DCM! Rate and review us on iTunes for a chance to win original art from WTD!

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#47 Scott W. Prior “Tijuana Velvet Frames”

Scott W. Prior aka “Rod Bernardo” comes on the show and comes in fresh&hot! Topics discussed: the value of swearing, his start in the world of plein air, velvet frames, getting critiqued, the heyday of plein air events, destroying your old paintings, and more. Scott tells a story about an award getting taken from him, his “Plein Air Punk” brand, and we discover our artist pseudonyms once and for all! We discuss his painting “Market Street Hustle”, shitty uni, family not getting the artist lifestyle, his Top-5-Alive artists, David Choe money, and end with culture’s youth obsession.

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#46 The Smarterest Episode Yet

Josh recaps his elephant sanctuary visit during his Thailand vacation, Thanksgiving, and travel. They then talk about goal setting, the term “branding,” and some risks they want to try in their art. Josh talks about some recent movies he watched such as “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.” Forrest Gump: Conservative propaganda or modern tragedy? What 5 movies would Sergio take to a desert island?  Sergio then reads Bill Maher’s blog entry “Adulting” as Bill Maher, and Joshua trashes him as Joshua Lawyer. Are people more nostalgic now than other generations? They end by putting out a call with an idea to help them grow the podcast audience. Subscribe, rate and review the show for a chance to win original art until the end of December!

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#45 Patrick Mathews: Skulls And Snakes

On this episode Patrick Mathews talks to us about the influence of early-90’s skateboard graphics on him, studying architecture, the meaning of skulls in art, buying stuff from art supply stores and never using them, putting art on things other than canvas, buying prints, and making stickers. We get into his painting of a jaguar attacking a crocodile and what inspired it and just how much work went into it. We get into his Top 5 Living Artists, and what he’d do with David Choe money! Check out his wide variety of work at art-pm.com. R.I.P. Stan Lee.

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#44 Michael Orwick, Brenda Boylan “Edit Edit Edit”

Coming to you on-location from a secluded beach house near Cannon Beach, Oregon! In this most-heavily-edited episode yet, Sergio talks to Brenda Boylan and Michael Orwick about how this annual retreat came together, Brenda’s experience in Plein Air Easton, her horror-story plein air event housing host, theories on why the Portland plein air community is so tight-knit, a couple of ghost stories, and how they feel about doing plein air events today. Should new painters jump into the plein air scene? They then talk about painting for galleries and how changes of directions can affect that. Are the most celebrated artists rule-breakers? They talk about the Plein Air Convention and future plein air plans, and Brenda’s Top 5 Dead Or Alive artists! Recorded September 28th, 2018.

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#43 Loren Butchart “Paul Walltoe”

Tattoo artist and fellow Santa Rosian podcaster Loren Butchart comes on the show and we talk about everything under the sun! Show notes are hardly important; just know that there are lots of rants and lots of jokes. Do you think the Donner Party never died and just ate butt? Then this podcast is for you! Loren is a pro podcaster so this conversation just flew by and was lots of fun. Check out Loren’s podcast Brave Castle on iTunes or wherever you get them from!
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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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