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111 Should You Keep Your Day Job?

Show Notes

Sharpened Artist: Colored Pencil Podcast

Release Date: July 3, 2017

 

Topic: Artists: Should You Keep Your Day Job?

 

Points of Interest:
John and Lisa have received many questions from artists who are wondering about the right time to quit their day jobs. In this episode, you’ll hear candid stories from both hosts and sage advice about the big decision to make art a full-time career.

 

Links Referenced:

Will Stoller: Unmask Art

https://www.youtube.com/user/UnmaskArt/videos

 

Beginner’s Colored Pencil Course

http://sharpenedartistacademy.teachable.com/p/beginnerscpcourse

 

Cafepress

http://www.cafepress.com/

                    

Merch by Amazon

https://merch.amazon.com/landing

 

 

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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 .

 

Stay sharp!

045 Interview With Debbie Hook

This show highlights the expertise of Debbie Hook, an artist and framing professional with a knack for explaining concepts in a unique memorable way.

In addition to her highly-successful endeavors as an artist and instructor, Debbie owns a frame shop, and provides a wealth of knowledge on the subject throughout the interview. Be sure to listen to her valuable input on the importance of materials in your framing job for the best preservation of your piece. She also shares tips about the most cost-effective way to achieve a quality frame job utilizing the internet and local sources.

Debbie also provides her unique insider perspective on colored pencil organizations and contests, and shares about some of her personal favorite personal materials.

Links Referenced:

Debbie’s site:

www.debbiehook.com

-Several of Debbie’s specific pieces referenced on the show are linked below:

“Mat Su Valley Mountain Lake”

http://debbiehook.com/works/925110/mat-su-valley-mountain-lake

“Breaking Dawn”

http://debbiehook.com/works/1660390/breaking-dawn

“Jessica’s Dahlia”

http://debbiehook.com/works/815327/jessicas-dahlia

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 .

Submit an artist's name to us: sharpenedartist.com/interviewreq

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