#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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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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#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.

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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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#88 The Last Ten Percent

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.

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#87 “Send Your Son To Die”

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!

 

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#83 Attack Of The Garbage People

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.

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#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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