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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: October 1, 2018

 

Topic: Looking Back and Looking Forward

 

Points of Interest:

In this week’s mini episode, John talks about the history of the Colored Pencil Podcast and what might be in store for the future!

 

Links Referenced

Sharpened Artist Academy

 

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: September 10, 2018

 

Topic: Commissions for the Holidays

 

Points of Interest:

We may be months away from the holiday season at the time of this release, but now is the time to start preparing for and accepting commissions if you want to have them ready for the holiday season. John and Lisa discuss the necessary prep work you should be doing and offer sage advice for working through this busy period successfully.

 

 

 

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164 Things I Wish I Had Known Part 2

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: July 9, 2018

 

Topic: What I Wish I’d Known – Part 2

 

Points of Interest:

It’s part 2 of “What I Wish I’d Known,” where John and Lisa share those useful bits of wisdom that would have come in handy at the beginning of their careers. Consider this a solid pep talk for artists who are always looking to improve!

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: July 2, 2018

 

Topic: What I Wish I’d Known – Part 1

 

Points of Interest:

Once you’ve been an artist for a considerable amount of time, you discover things you wish you’d known at the very beginning. John and Lisa have so many of those discoveries to share that they’re devoting two episodes to the list! Tune in for some sage advice that will save you time, energy, and frustration.

 

Links Referenced

Side Hustle School podcast

99% Invisible podcast

Savvy Painter podcast

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 25, 2018

 

Topic: Summer with Colored Pencils

 

Points of Interest:

As the weather gets warmer, you may find yourself drawn to the great outdoors to work on your art for long stretches at a time. John and Lisa share some practical tips and product recommendations to make the most of your time al fresco:

-Don’t leave pencils in the car, especially wax-based.

-Use Bug Spray

-Prepare for weather – bring water, sunhat, sunscreen, etc.

-Pack an art bag with the basics

-Bring camera for references

-Reward yourself with time away from art after completing a goal

-Take video of your work environment

-Try out a cooling neck wrap

-Use a pencil case

-Don’t bring too many supplies

 

 

Links Referenced

Prismacolor Art Stix

Panasonic Lumix G7 Micro 4/3 Digital Camera

GoPro Cameras

DJI Osmo Mobile 2

Cooling Neck Wraps

Global Art Pencil Case

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 28, 2018

 

Topic: Burnishing

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa talk about the burnishing technique: what it is, when to use it, ways to effectively burnish, which materials are useful in burnishing, and some of the physical effects and considerations with using this technique on a regular basis.

 

Bonus: New information about the lightfastness of the Caran d’Ache Aquarelle pencils!

Get the "Caring For Your ArtWork" document below:

 

 

Links Referenced

Interview with Cecile Baird

Art Spectrum Colourfix Pastel Paper Packs

Fisher 400 Art Paper

Stonehenge Paper

Caran d’Ache Blender Bright

Caran d’Ache Aquarelle

Chart explaining the Blue Wool scale rating for the Aquarelle pencils from Creativeartmaterials.com

 

 

 

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157 How to Get Rid of Wax Bloom

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 21, 2018

 

Topic: How to Get Rid of Wax Bloom

 

Points of Interest:

Wax bloom is a fact of life for many colored pencil artists – especially those using Prismacolor Premier pencils as their primary medium. John and Lisa discuss their favorite temporary fixes, as well as a handful of techniques and products to banish wax bloom for good. Spoiler alert: Hairspray does NOT make the list!

 

Links Referenced

Prismacolor Premier

Icarus Art Drawing Board

Krylon Workable Fixatif Spray

Lascuax UV Protect Spray Varnishes

Prismacolor Premier Tuffilm Final Fixative

Polychromos Pencils

Luminance Colored Pencils by Caran D’ache

Derwent Drawing Set

 

 

 

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156 What are the BEST colored pencils?

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 14, 2018

 

Topic: What are the BEST colored pencils?

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa are constantly asked to weigh in on the great debate: what are the very BEST colored pencils? Today they’re tackling that question head-on with a discussion of a whole range of colored pencils and their merits.

 

Links Referenced

Prismacolor Premier

Polychromos Pencils

Luminance Colored Pencils by Caran D’ache

Prismacolor Premier Verithin Colored Pencils

Derwent Procolour Pencils

Derwent Drawing Set

Holbein Colored Pencils

Lyra Rembrandt Polycolor Art Pencils

Pablo Pencils by Caran D’ache

 

 

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 9, 2018

 

Topic: Common Questions from Artists

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa get a LOT of questions from artists, which they often feature on Q&A shows. A handful of questions pop up over and over, so today’s episode is devoted to answering them once and for all:

-Do you have to leave the background white?

-What is meant by the term “layer?”

-How do I keep from burnishing too soon?

-Why are my colored pencil drawings so light?

-Should you work from light to dark or dark to light?

-How do I know which pencils to get first when I’m on a budget?

-What’s your opinion of Prismacolor Colorless Blending Markers?

 

Links Referenced

Prismacolor Colorless Blending Marker

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 26, 2018

 

Topic: Going Pro: Considerations for the New Full-Time Artist

 

Points of Interest:

John recently took the leap and transitioned to art as a full-time job! In this episode, he describes some of the biggest changes and challenges in his first few weeks away from employment as a desk job. Part of his new endeavors includes a dedicated Sharpened Artist Studio and Classroom space, so you’ll also learn some of the important considerations you may not have thought of when it comes to a physical location for your art business (like utilities, insurance, specialized furniture, and more).

 

Links Referenced

Website and Class Calendar for the new Sharpened Artist Studio

The Essex Studios for artists in Cincinnati

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 19, 2018

 

Topic: When You’re Never Happy with Your Artwork

 

Points of Interest:

It can be easy to fall into the trap of never (ever!) being satisfied with your artwork. Sound like you? Take a few tips from John and Lisa to gain a new perspective on your projects. Some of their suggestions include: getting feedback from other artists, changing up your routine, getting professional instruction, trying a new subject, and more!

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 12, 2018

 

Topic: When Things Go Wrong

 

Points of Interest:

Things will go wrong and some point in the middle of an art project -- it’s part of the process! Being an artist is often about problem-solving, so John and Lisa are offering suggestions for what to do when the inevitable “oops” moment strikes.

 

Links Referenced:

Adobe Photoshop

Pixlr

Paint.NET

Prismacolor Col-erase pencils

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 5, 2018

 

Topic: How to Be Original

 

Points of Interest:

Many artists struggle to develop their own unique style rather than just copying someone else. John and Lisa offer tips and suggestions to make it happen, including: Follow your curiosity, take notes, copy yourself, learn the importance of “what ifs,” and know the difference between inspiration and copying!

 

Links Referenced:

John Byne Fine Art

Bryan Holland Arts

Christian Lassen

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: February 26, 2018

 

Topic: Still Life Tips

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa are discussing a favorite topic: still life artwork! They’re covering several common mistakes and recommending some best practices related when it comes to all stages of creating a still life, including:

 

-Composition tips and angle considerations

-Choosing interesting subjects

-Best lighting options (and how to manipulate the light you’re working with)

 

 

Links Referenced:

Free Photo Taking Guide

Light reflectors

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: February 19, 2018

 

Topic: Do Private Posts Affect Your Business?

 

Points of Interest:

Private social media pages and groups don’t affect your business, right? Wrong! John and Lisa share some practical tips for navigating personal social media accounts and groups – and how they can directly and indirectly impact your business. Don’t miss these social media dos and don’ts!

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: January 29, 2018

 

Topic: The Right Mindset for Success

 

Points of Interest:

Your mindset can make or break your success as an artist, so John and Lisa are offering some tips to create a mindset for success! A few highlights: focus on what matters most, avoid a victim mentality, and always ALWAYS ask yourself, “What can I do with what I have right now?” This episode is full of practical advice for getting your head in the right place.

 

 

 

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: January 8, 2018

 

Topic: How to Improve Your Colored Pencil Work

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa are often asked for tips on improving colored pencil work. Today they’re sharing more than eight actionable suggestions to help you improve your colored pencil – although the most important thing to remember is that there is no secret or shortcut that replaces old-fashioned time and practice!

 

Links Referenced:

Pixabay

Wildlife Reference Photos for Artists

 

Have a question you’d like to hear featured in a future episode? Submit to John and/or Lisa here:

www.sharpenedartist.com/qanda

www.lachri.com/faq

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: October 30, 2017

 

Topic: Colored Pencil Myths

 

Points of Interest:

You’ve heard a lot of definitive statements about working with colored pencil, but many of them are MYTHS! John and Lisa address a long list of myths, including these:

 

“Certain colors are essential to make a drawing realistic.”

“You need to wash your hands after every use of colored pencil.”

“Prismacolor is the best.”

“Colored pencil is just for kids.”

“You can smudge CP with your fingers.”

“Colors are going to be consistent within the same brand.”

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: October 23, 2017

 

Topic: When to Be Creative

 

Points of Interest:

There’s a time to copy a reference exactly and a time to insert your own creativity—but how do you know which avenue to take?

John and Lisa discuss the common misconceptions about “creativity” in art creation. You’ll hear their thoughts on tracing, working from a reference, taking your own photos, being a copyist, and implementing a consistent approach.

 

Links Referenced:
Wildlife Reference Photos

www.wildlifereferencephotos.com

 

Jason Morgan Reference Photos

www.jasonmorgan.co.uk

 

Pixabay

www.pixabay.com

 

 

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Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: October 9, 2017

 

Topic: Small Things Lead to Big Things

 

Points of Interest:
 

“People who accomplish big things did small things well.” -H. Jackson Brown

 

Many artists get overwhelmed when approaching a project by focusing on the “big picture.” John and Lisa talk about ways to make progress by focusing on one small win at a time. You’ll hear actionable ways to gain momentum in each piece--and in your career as an artist!

 

Links Referenced:

Google Drive

www.google.com/drive/

 

Dropbox

www.dropbox.com

 

Evernote

www.evernote.com

 

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