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.
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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.
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.
This will go down as one of most awkward episodes of all time. After failing to record the first hour of our show, we attempt to recreate the unrecorded conversation. We talk about art pricing, compromising your vision, art business and more. Some stuff may have gotten repeated because we couldn’t remember what part we hadn’t recorded. We also talk about American Illustration dun goofin’, do a quick Reddit Audio Theatahh about an entitled “birch,” get into some of Sergio’s Hot Pic of The Month, and cap off the episode talking about artists we hate.
It’s episode 50! We talk about what we enjoy about doing the show for a year, and what we plan on doing as a new direction for the next year of WTD. We talk about selling prints, make fun of MJ’s new obsession and talk about how we celebrate Christmas. We talk about the process behind Sergio’s “Florosculism” piece and about not having a set outcome for paintings. Should you put your prices on your website? We talk about it. We discuss Jerry Saltz’s “How To Be An Artist.” We also talk about our upcoming 2019 show and our giveaway eligibility ending soon! We end with talking about our favorite holiday movies.
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!
It’s episode 40 so naturally we start the episode off by talking about 40’s. We then talk about our upcoming shows which leads to talk about strengthening our weak spots, before we get into talking about what everyone’s talking about: Banksy’s latest stunt. We give our takes and our takes on other people’s takes. We talk about the Conor/Kabib fight, what our art might sound like, recapping the Hiroshi Sato episode, our David Choe money answers, and we answer a buttload of listener questions! We talk about the two portraits that Josh did for the upcoming Abend Gallery show, then end with some random silly chit-chat at the end as we often do with the solo shows. Rate subscribe and review us!
Another episode of Machine Gun Kelly’s favorite art podcast! We sit down to talk about Jeremy Mann’s pop-up show and his movie “The Conductor”, which leads to talk about street art vs. graffiti, superhero movie talk, white rappers, the episode of Harsh Truth with the Thinkspace Gallery owner(is WTD moving to LA???), pay-to-play galleries, assorted randomness, and we get into Sergio’s brain a bit! What’s really behind the Painted Roses series and when is he gonna stop repeating himself so goddamn much?! We talk about a piece of Sergio’s that goes in a new direction for him and what that might mean for his future and for artists who change in general. And then it just kinda falls apart at the end in true WTD fashion. Make sure you’re following @mainloop for more info about all of his upcoming shows.
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