MJ Lindo-Lawyer joins the show today and we talk about trying to get popular in 2020, back pain, MJ and Josh making steps toward becoming full-time artists and how they handle problems differently, and more. Can math prove art is good or bad? Is there math in storytelling? We then switch gears and talk about recent movies and TV shows we watched. We discuss “Mid 90’s,” “Jojo Rabbit,” Oscar nominees, and why “Fargo” might be the best TV show ever. MJ discusses “Don’t F With Cats(spoiler alert!)”, and asks which 3 movies impacted our childhood the most! Josh finds out how Forrest Gump affected his art! We end with MJ asking which TV show impacted our childhood the most! Let us know yours! Find MJ on Instagram at @mjlindo.
This week we are debuting our new episode format of the podcast! We talk about what we’re doing for these episodes and why, discuss freedom vs security, talk about album cover art we like and why, and finish with talking about why Josh’s Roseland mural is getting painted over!
Josh and MJ Lindo sit down with Joshua Flint during their trip to Portland. They get a quick background into where Joshua Flint has lived before diving into Josh’s intent when creating work, how he determines a title, The relationships he has with galleries and collectors. Finding a home for his art and so much more! you can find his work on instagram @studioflint or at his website www.joshuaflint.com
Josh and Sergio sit down together to talk about the fun of new relationships, another Sonoma County fire, podcasts they like, differences in how they build narratives, looking for more from models, the challenges of working on murals together, artist processes that make no sense, changes in Sergio’s career direction, middle names, Shia LeBouf, trolling and more. Find Sergio’s paintings at Beyond Eden Art Fair in Anaheim, November 22-24, and Context Miami art fair December 3rd-8th.
Another solo ep! We talked about the snafu that was before the recording of episode 86, getting into daily painting, Serge Gay Jr.‘s and Jose Luis Cena‘s SF solo shows, Josh’s piece titled “Send Your Son To Die,” if paintings gain value by changing hands, going all-in as a professional artist, Alec Monopoly, and answer some listener questions:
Is it worth starting a Youtube page?
What did we think of each other when we first met?
Which artist brain would we step into for a day?
Check out Josh’s newest paintings at Stone Sparrow Gallery in NYC, and Palette Gallery in San Francisco. Check out Sergio’s coaster drawings at Nucleus Portland and upcoming paintings at Beyond Eden Art Fair in Anaheim and Context Art Miami.
This episode is sponsored by Trekell Professional Art Supplies! Go to www.trekell.com, use the code “WTD10” and enjoy 10% off of your order of brushes, panels and apparel!
We recap our birthday weekends before diving into Nicolas Uribe’s innovative new art project. We give our takes on it, and lay out some of our own marketing strategies. We discuss the merits of pricing artwork by the hour, go off on garbage people in the Santa Rosa art scene, discuss inspiring children through public art and more. We discuss the #1 topic in the news today: the Popeye’s Chicken sandwich, as well as Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, the TV show “The Boys,” and more.
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Cover art is a portrait of Nicolas Uribe by Benjamin Bjorklund.
Gan talks to us about being a new tattoo artist, making money with “dark art”, their favorite subreddits, being mean to siblings, Gan and MJ’s thoughts on the high school mural repaint, @belle.delphine, learning from the masters around you and so much more before diving into some listener questions! Follow @gan_dalf, @momdalf, @mjlindo and @rattt_poison. Knuckle sandwiches to all who don’t… now dat’s New Yohhk!
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Sergio and Josh recap their 4th of July weekend, compare “Midsommar” to “Hereditary,” what they would do with time machines, what the SFMoMA got from selling a Rothko, people who hate Renoir, an SF high school mural that is going to be painted over, avoiding speed bumps in business, come up with a brilliant art theme show concept, and discuss if artists need to struggle to create great art. Pray to the Google Gods for Sergio’s swift recovery.
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!
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.