#71 “Sudden Detectives”

Josh and MJ’s Santa Rosa mural was defaced, and Josh discusses it with Sergio on this episode. They discuss the possible motivations, the news coverage of it, and a bizarre reaction to the GoFundMe. They talk about the Agent Ink Gallery show, and the resulting fallout that happened afterwards. Lots of cautionary advice about working with galleries in this segment. Sergio talks about his success in Carmel despite painting in the rain. They talk about the recent Petaluma art heist and are surprised at the quality of stolen art. They also discuss being more proactive in business, decorative art, and intentional narratives in art. They finish by letting you know about the upcoming change in the podcast. Subscribe rate and review!

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#68 Larry Moore, Carole Gray-Weihman “Fishing For Elephants”

Sergio and Carole Gray-Weihman sit down with Larry Moore during the Plein Air Convention to talk about the En Train Air journey he took to get to San Francisco, creating a class on creativity, fear and resistance, detaching from outcomes, his “Beautiful Mind”-wall, where the title of his book, Fishing For Elephants came from, and publishing a book independently. Carole talks about her joint online teaching venture, then Larry tells them about getting reproduction rights. We break for a day and come back to talk about presenting on stage, his series of animals in interiors, using house paint and more. We get Larry’s take on the Notre Dame cathedral burning, and using gouache. Larry gives thoughtful answers to all of Sergio’s Question Corner! Find him at www.larrymoorestudios.com and Carole at www.pleinairliaison.com and www.Gray-Weihman.com.

Fishing For Elephants book

En Train Air

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#67 MJ Lindo “Latino Jim Halpert”

We start the podcast off with a rant about flaky guests, then Sergio finds out his Meyers-Briggs profile, and we discuss how Josh hates his Pottermore house. We talk about the burning of the Notre Dame cathedral, try to get Sergio to watch more TV, talk about our upcoming Agent Ink Show some more, and give out the best dating advice ever. Later in the episode, MJ talks that shit and names names! We then all jump on the hate train! Find MJ on YouTube at http://bit.ly/MJLindoYoutube. Rate and review us, Long Dick Style.

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#64 Ian Reynold “Triple Threat”

A great episode that did not want to end! Ian Reynold(in the running for favorite studio) sits with us to talk about moving large canvases, developing a style, the importance of struggle to good art, studying with Odd Nerdrum, a bitchin’ kitchen Titian, and more. We talk about 3 paintings of his in the studio which leads to talk about painting without the finish in mind and justifying a painting’s existence, what we would do with 5 years left on Earth, emotional instability in the role of art, choosing the audience to sell to, and is Josh doing a commission?? Ian gives us his Top 8 artists alive, who he hates, and probably the best David Choe Money answer yet! Find him on Instagram to book a tattoo. Praise Ceiling Fan.

Mentioned in the episode:

David Molesky

“The Nerdrum School: The Master And His Students”

Ralph Macchio “Crossroads”

Titian

Stephanie Brown

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#63 Daniel Segrove “Pencil Mic Drop”

From out of the shadows comes the elusive Daniel Segrove! He joins us to talk about how his style continually evolves(like a Pokemon), drawing vs. painting, being creatively impressionable, consistency vs. innovation, teaching, confidence for selling art, clich├ęs, beauty vs ugliness, and much more. We critique his piece, “Outro,” and talk working with found images, the Lo Collective and more. Check his upcoming show out at Modern Eden Gallery May 11th, and his video class at Noh Wave Academy.

Cy Twombly

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#62 The Woscar Awards 2019

Waiting To Dry goes to the movies! We give out our awards for best picture, best director, and more. We also give out some hatin’ ass awards such as Most-Overhyped!We also mention our upcoming Agent Ink show in May, celebrities being more authentic, illiciting a genuine reaction in your art, and inspiring awe. Josh shares some sad news about Greg the cat, and we discuss artists ruining their legacies and what we do with the art, tease Loren from Brave Castle Podcast a bit before we discuss Apple stores paying performers with merch and exposure, a Banksy-esque piece of art on sale, and a guy painting over graffiti to make it legible. We discuss a couple of current events before signing off. Tom Cruise, come get your award, please.

Shoplifters Trailer

Apple Not Paying Performers Article

Would You Pay To Burn This Sculpture?

Guy Paints Over Shit Graffiti To Make It Legible

Agent Ink Gallery

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#61 Steven Russell Black “A Creepy Beauty”

Steven Russell Black talks to us about mixing horror and beauty, what horror films he likes, using his “left brain” for art and business, Josh and Steven compare IG theories, his “Give Give Ask” philosophy, using your available tools, pencil sharpening, and more. We discuss his paintings, “Blind Faith” and “Devil’s Got Your Tongue.” We talk about his collection preferences, working small, and the unclear path that is ‘making it’ in art. He shares a productivity tip before we get into Sergio’s Question Corner! Check him out at www.stevenrussellblack.com

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#58 John Wentz “Work Like An American”

John Wentz returns to the podcast to talk to us about his year in Gay Paris, how people taste, and what’s the point of painting, anyway? We also talk about shipping for an international show, European notions of art as a career, public art as it relates to community, the preciousness of art, oil painting’s relevance today, the documentary “Struggle,” and more. John shares a story about getting caught in a riot at a Parisian McDonald’s. We compare Americans and Europeans some more before we get into Sergio’s Question Corner! We open up the floodgates of hate on David Hockney and discuss who is the most overrated artist. Catch John’s show at Hashimoto Contemporary before it comes down on February 23rd.

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#57 Blake Neubert “John Wayne Grimace”

We meet Blake Neubert at Liv And Chiu Art Studio in Berkeley and have a great conversation with him about the shitty supplies he uses, how he comes up with his ideas, how the scrape-away series went viral, being woke AF, how he started the Death of A Co-Worker series with Benjamin Bjorklund, and answer a ton of listener questions! We discuss the nature of Grimace and Josh accepts the challenge to paint butterflies for the rest of his life. Study with Blake and Benjamin at Valleyartworkshop.com February 23-34th, 2019. Paint those eggplants, guys.

www.blakeneubert.com

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