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Ricky Mujica

Painting Family Life and Adapting to COVID-19: An Interview with Artist Ricky Mujica

What subject matter do you love to paint? For you maybe it’s going outdoors and painting en plein air or to a crowded marketplace. Each artist has to find their own source of inspiration and motivation as they travel on their artistic journey – for Ricky Mujica – it’s all about family.  Ricky is an award-winning […]

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Teresa Oaxaca

Taking Up Space and Large Scale Paintings: An Interview with Artist, Teresa Oaxaca

What comes to mind when you think of the phrase, “Taking up space?” Does your mind go to something large and inviting or intimidating and serious? Too often the idea of “Taking up space” has been reserved for negative connotations – what if we flipped the script? This week’s guest focuses a lot of her […]

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Michelle Dunaway

Oil Painting and Learning to Manage Distractions, with Michelle Dunaway 

A Conversation with Figurative Artist Michelle Dunaway   When was the last time you really took a moment to slow down and notice your surroundings? Do you find that you are easily distracted by your cell phone notifications or the million other things demanding your attention? You aren’t alone! I’ve struggled with managing my distractions […]

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Kaethe Bealer

Living on a Boat and Working with Acrylic Paint, with Kaethe Bealer

  Imagine living on a boat in the San Francisco Bay area – doesn’t that sound AMAZING? How would you optimize your working area? What materials would you use? Instead of guessing the answers to this beautiful scenario – I got to ask my friend Kaethe Bealer all about it! Kaethe is a long time […]

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Lisa Kairos

The Process behind Encaustic Art, with Lisa Kairos

  Have you ever seen encaustic art and found yourself drawn in? There is something about encaustic artwork that grabs the viewer in a way that is different from other techniques. My guest, Lisa Kairos is an accomplished encaustic artist who was kind enough to open up about her process. In our conversation, we also […]

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William Kocher

Landscape Painting and the Value of Staying Put, with William Kocher

  What does it look like to stay put and get to know a location inside and out? What insights and lessons can you learn from this helpful discipline? How does staying in one location impact your growth as an artist? It was my privilege to explore these questions and a lot more in my […]

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Oil Painting Questions and Answers, with Gamblin

Oil Painting Questions and Answers, with GamblinDo you have questions about oil painting and the best materials to use? Look no further, it’s here! Robert Gamblin, Mary Weisenburger, and Pete Cole join me to answer your biggest questions about oil painting and more! I’m so excited for you to hear their helpful insights into some […]

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Alan Feltus

Intuitive Painting, with Alan Feltus

Make sure to CLICK the play button to listen to this episode! Subscribe in iTunesSubscribe on Stitcher What is intuitive painting? How does the intuitive process work? The goal of intuitive painting is to allow yourself the space to be inside color, paint, and process while locating the inner core of your creative self. My […]

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Nancy Gruskin

Finding Your Artistic Voice, with Nancy Gruskin

Make sure to CLICK the button below to listen to this interview! Subscribe in iTunesSubscribe on Stitcher   Often it can take an artist years to discover their “Artistic voice.” It comes to each artist in a different way, some find it by learning from mentors and instructors over years, others find it by teaching […]

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Dozier Bell

Art and Spirituality, with Dozier Bell

Make sure to CLICK the play button below to listen to this interview! [player] Subscribe in iTunesSubscribe on Stitcher When most people think of art and spirituality, they think of religious art. But what if there was a more subtle approach to art and spirituality that subverts the more common public expectations? Dozier Bell creates […]