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212 Lightfast Questions And Paper Tone

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: July 22, 2019

 

Topic: Lightfast Color Questions and Paper Tone

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa are using this episode to tackle a few of the questions they receive over and over:

 

-Do you cover every bit of the paper with pencil, or do you use the tone of the paper to help with the color?

-How do you cut down larger paper?

-Can you use non-lightfast colors underneath your lightfast colors?

 

 

Links Referenced:

Colored Pencil Titanium White

Canson Mi-Teintes Drawing Paper

Interview with Holly Bedrosian

Logan mat cutters

 

 

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John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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211 Motivation

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: July 15, 2019

 

Topic: Motivation

 

Points of Interest:

Ahhh, motivation – that elusive magic we’re all looking for! John and Lisa chat in this episode about ways to jumpstart your motivation to work on your art. Tune in for some inspiring quotes to jot down and hang in your studio, project ideas to give your creativity a boost, and some ways to trick yourself into working without even needing to search for motivation!

 

Links Referenced:

Derwent Lightfast Pencils 72 Set

Pastelmat

 

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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210 Derwent Lightfast Pencil - 72 Set

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: July 8, 2019

 

Topic: Derwent Lightfast Pencils – 72 Set

 

Points of Interest:

Today’s episode is an enthusiastic review of the new Derwent Lightfast Pencil 72 set. John shares his experience using the pencils on a variety of surfaces, along with detailed info on the new color choices, lightfast ratings, and a comparison to the colored pencil brands you know and love. Stay tuned for the 48 set and 100 set, coming later this year!

 

Links Referenced:

Derwent Lightfast Pencils – 72 Set

Derwent Lightfast Pencils Video Review

Clairefontaine Pastelmat

 

 

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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209 You vs. Spectators

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: July 1, 2019

 

Topic: You vs. Spectators

 

Points of Interest:

John hosts this episode on his own today, encouraging you as a creator to take the opinions of spectators with a grain of salt. We are often vulnerable in our creative process, but only YOUR opinion matters when it comes to your own art! Listen to today’s episode for the full pep talk.

 

 

 

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

208 Q and A

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 24, 2019

 

Topic: Q and A

 

Points of Interest:

More listener questions coming your way in today’s episode! John and Lisa are sounding off on these topics:

 

-Are water soluble colors tested for lightfastness when dry or wet?

-What are the best mediums to mix with colored pencil?

-Other than saying NO, how do you do a portrait from a less-than-stellar reference photo?

 

Links Referenced

 

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

 

Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 17, 2019

 

Topic: Q and A

 

Points of Interest:

It’s Q and A time again! Here are the questions John and Lisa are tackling in this episode:

 

-How do I make black Polychromos look rich and vibrant?

-What are some techniques for creating whiskers?

-What is the best way to improve when drawing animal anatomy?

-What is the reason for the surge in interest in colored pencil art in recent years?

 

Links Referenced

Colored Pencil Touch Up Texture

Colored Pencil Titanium White

Derwent Lightfast Colored Pencils – 72 set

 

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

 

Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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206 Must Have Items for Colored Pencil Art

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 10, 2019

 

Topic: Must Have Items for Colored Pencil Art

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa are always trying to push themselves by trying new products and discovering new techniques. In this episode, they share some of the tools that have been making an appearance in recent projects (and may earn a permanent place in the toolbox)!

 

 

Links Referenced

Glassine

Sticky Putty

Faber Castell Perfection Eraser Pencil

Tombow MONO Sand Eraser (5 pack)

Adobe Photoshop

Paint.net

GIMP

Stonehenge Legion Paper Mini Pad Sampler

Brush and Pencil Titanium White

Brush and Pencil Touch Up Texture

Slice Craft Cutter Knife

Adjustable Copy Holder Clip

 

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

205 Summertime Project Ideas

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: June 3, 2019

 

Topic: Summertime Project Ideas

 

Points of Interest:

Summer can be an excellent time to get outside and shoot some fantastic reference photos for your next project. John and Lisa share a list of subjects that should be easy for you to track down during warmer weather, including wildlife, weather, bodies of water, and people out enjoying the sunshine. Take a listen and see if their ideas spark some inspiration!

 

Photo references:

Go to this link to download any of these photos.

Taken in Kansas City. Open grill at the City Market.

Taken in Kansas City. Open grill at the City Market.

Art Reference Flower - Taken in Asheville, NC

Art Reference Flower - Taken in Asheville, NC

Art Reference - Whistle Stop Cafe

Art Reference - Whistle Stop Cafe

Art Reference - Bald Eagle

Art Reference - Bald Eagle

Art Reference - Farm Landscape

Art Reference - Farm Landscape

Art Reference - Field

Art Reference - Field

Art Reference - Jugs Up

Art Reference - Jugs Up


Links Referenced

Osmo Action Camera

  

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John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

204 Motivation

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 27, 2019

 

Topic: Motivation

 

Points of Interest:

John and Lisa are often asked about what motivates them to create their artwork. Today’s episode explores the fickle nature of motivation (and how to find or jump start your own)!

 

Links Referenced

Join the waitlist for Face Value: The Ultimate Colored Pencil Course!

 

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

 

Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

203 Interview With Maria Wilson

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 20, 2019

 

Topic: Interview with Maria Wilson

 

Points of Interest:

Today’s episode is the first if its kind on the Colored Pencil Podcast – an interview with an up-and-coming artist! Maria Wilson is currently a student in the Face Value portrait course, and she recounts her journey going from an admirer of colored pencil art to an empowered, determined artist.

 

Links Referenced

Join the waitlist for Face Value: The Ultimate Colored Pencil Course!

 

Products Mentioned

Caran D’ache Luminance Pencils

Stonehenge Paper by Legion Paper

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

202 My Obsession With Portraits

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 13, 2019

 

Topic: My Obsession With Portraits

 

Points of Interest:

John talks about his experience of diving back into art about a decade ago. He started gathering instruction wherever he could – mentors, workshops, books, videos, etc. – and decided that he wanted to create his own comprehensive course someday to offer artists not just the how, but the why of portraiture! It finally came to fruition as the Face Value course within the Sharpened Artist Academy.

Check out the links below to see if it’s right for you!

 

Links Referenced

 

 

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

201 Clairefontaine PastelMat

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: May 6, 2019

 

Topic: Clairefontaine PastelMat

 

Points of Interest:

Clairefontaine PastelMat was created for a different medium but works beautifully with colored pencils! John and Lisa rave about this paper in today’s episode, sharing pros and cons and some of the similarities and differences with other papers.

 

Links Referenced

Clairefontaine PastelMat

 

 

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 29, 2019

 

Topic: Business Priorities

 

Points of Interest:

There’s a time for spending money on your business, and a time for saving. What are those priorities? John and Lisa help you determine what will actually benefit your business right away.

 

Links Referenced

Framebridge

Fine Art America

Giclee Today

Pixels

Wix

Weebly

Squarespace

Wordpress

Adobe Premiere Pro

PowerDirector

Adobe Premiere Rush CC

 

 

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

199 Solving Your Problems In Colored Pencil

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 22, 2019

 

Topic: Solving Your Problems in Colored Pencil

 

Points of Interest:

As teachers of colored pencil, John and Lisa often see the same problems coming up for their students. If you’ve ever encountered any of these issues, you’ll want to listen in for some simple solutions:

-My work looks like crayon.

-The paper tears when I’m removing tape.

-OMS makes my colors look dull.

-I keep rushing my work.

-I can’t get the whiskers/highlights/hair to really pop in my drawing.

-My work looks like a cartoon instead of realistic.

-My pencils keep breaking.

-I’m overwhelmed by all the details and don’t know where to start.

-I don’t know when I’m finished.

-I don’t know which colors to use.

 

Links Referenced

Brush and Pencil Products

Carl Angel 5 Pencil Sharpener

Derwent Super Point Manual

John’s current recommendation for an electric sharpener

Kum Pencil Sharpener

 

 

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

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198 What Would You Do?

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 Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 15, 2019

 

Topic: What Would You Do?

 

Points of Interest:

“What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail?”

This question made a huge difference in the trajectory of John’s art journey, and this inspirational episode encourages you to look closely at what’s holding YOU back!

 

 

 

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

197 Aquashella Follow-Up

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 8, 2019

 

Topic: Aquashella Follow-Up

 

Points of Interest:

We heard from Lisa about her preparation for the Aquashella show in episodes 194 and 195. Today, Lisa is sharing a recap of her experience: the reason she lost money, what she’ll change for the future, and why she’s still counting it a big win!

 

 

Links Referenced:

Tidal Gardens

Simply Betta

Giclee Today

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: April 1, 2019

 

Topic: Misconceptions

 

Points of Interest:

In this episode, John touches on several misconceptions he’s encountered regarding various facets of colored pencil art:

 

“There’s only ONE right way to do things.”

“You have to use [insert additional product] alongside your colored pencils if you want your art to look professional.”

“Burnishing is when you create lots of layers of pigment.”

 

Have you heard any of those statements? Check out John’s rebuttal and stick around for an invitation to join his new mini course, free for a limited time!

 

 

Links Referenced:

New mini course: Ten Minutes to Takeoff

(FREE through April 3, 2019)

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

 

Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

195 Aquashella Part 2

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 25, 2019

 

Topic: Aquashella (Part 2)

 

Points of Interest:

Lisa is prepping for an upcoming show at the Aquashella Festival! She and John discuss the details of the collaboration and what’s involved in participating in a festival like this as an artist.

 

Links Referenced:

SA Podcast Episode: Art Shows & Target Markets

Aquashella Website

Vistaprint

 

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

 

Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 18, 2019

 

Topic: Aquashella

 

Points of Interest:

Lisa is prepping for an upcoming show at the Aquashella Festival! She and John discuss the details of the collaboration and what’s involved in participating in a festival like this as an artist. Tune in next week for Part 2 of the convo!

 

Links Referenced:

SA Podcast Episode: Art Shows & Target Markets

Aquashella Website

Vistaprint

 

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

www.audibletrial.com/cppodcast

 

Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!

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Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: March 11, 2019

 

Topic: Silencing the Inner Critic

 

Points of Interest:

If you’ve ever felt critical of your work, stop what you’re doing and listen to this episode right away! John and Lisa share some valuable wisdom for working through those negative patterns, including some specific exercises to try when you’re feeling particularly critical. As artists, it’s easy for us to get bogged down by all the things we feel we simply cannot do, but this info will help you shift in your mindset!

 

 

Free 30-day Audible Trial:

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Looking for past episodes? The “Techniques” CD is a curated edition of some of our earlier shows. Click here to learn more!

 

John’s Twitter: @sharpenedartist

Lisa’s Twitter: @lachri

 

 

As always, thanks for listening! Tune in next week for more from John and Lisa. In the meantime, be sure to visit www.sharpenedartist.com for additional updates and information. You can also join our Facebook group, Colored Pencil Podcast, or contact us by email at podcast@sharpenedartist.com .

 

If you want more colored pencil inspiration, snag a FREE sample issue of the COLORED PENCIL MAGAZINE here!

 

Stay sharp!