Join visual artist Malcolm Dewey with tips and advice on how to improve your painting. For beginners to advanced you will learn new ways to grow your painting fun and enjoyment. Find out more at www.malcolmdeweyfineart.com
Brushstrokes of Resilience: Finding Meaning and Purpose in Creativity Beyond Middle Age
13:01In this episode, we draw upon the poignant tale of a Chinese artist's introspective journey in old age. We explore the transformative power of art to transcend physical limitations and convey timeless truths. Through this parable, discover how artists beyond middle age can embrace their creative journey with renewed purpose, resilience, and a profound sense of fulfillment. This is a message that we can lose in the noise of modern living. This makes it more important than ever to make the leap into a creative life. Find more on my YouTube channel or on my website www.malcolmdeweyfineart.com
Embracing Ikigai: The Art of Living a Purpose Driven Life
22:16In a world bustling with endless distractions and demands, finding one's true purpose can seem like an elusive quest. But for artists, the journey to discover their creative calling can be a powerful source of purpose in life. In this podcast we'll explore the Japanese philosophy of Ikigai, a concept that not only gives people a sense of purpose but also fosters a deep connection with their community, direction in life, and even extends their lifespan. In this episode I delve into the ancient wisdom of Ikigai and how it remains relevant today, especially for artists seeking renewed purpose and fulfillment. Find painting courses on my website.
Three Rules for Happy and Productive Artists (#24)
13:47Whether you are a full time professional or a weekend artist you will benefit by following these three fundamental rules. Being more productive is possible only when your mind, skills and attitude to your life as an artist align in a positive way. In this episode I set out the argument for three fundamental rules that have helped me and will help you too. Watch the podcast episode on https://www.youtube.com/MalcolmDewey
The Powerful 8 Step Painting Process (#23)
11:59A painting process is a reliable structure that you can fall back on so your painting can progress. Within this process you can experiments, be bold or do whatever you need to grow in your art. The process is powerful, because it gives you a reliable framework with sufficient space to try new things. Find out more about this process and free downloads here.
Your Artist's Voice vs Your Style (#22)
17:17What is the difference between your artist's voice and your art style? Why is it important to know the distinction? How to build your art career by working on what is really important. I cover these ideas in this episode of the Loosen Up Your Painting Podcast. Find out more and get a free download here:
Never Be Without Painting Inspiration Again (#21)
11:41As artists, we all know the feeling of being stuck in a creative rut. That feeling of having hit a wall and not knowing how to break through it is known as artist's block. It can be frustrating and demotivating, leaving us with a lack of inspiration and motivation to continue our work.In this episode, you will learn ways to overcome artist's block and find inspiration to paint more. The importance of finding inspiration cannot be overstated, as it is the foundation upon which your future art will be built. Let's dive in! Learn more about my painting courses at malcolmdeweyfineart.com
Whispers in the Shadows: Storyteller Matthew Dewey Reveals the Aurora Files
19:08Join us on Episode 20 of The Loosen Up Your Painting Podcast as we delve into the realms of darkness and storytelling. My guest, Matthew Dewey, an accomplished author and writing coach, reveals his inspiration for his newly launched YouTube channel, the Aurora Files. Matthew shares his passion for crafting scary stories that keep you on the edge of your seat. Discover the process behind his creations, gain insights into the art of storytelling, and find out how to unlock your own creative potential. Tune in and then be sure to listen to the Aurora Files. Catch the Kindle Paperwhite giveaway here.
Fish Lee The Fastest Comic Book Creator
1:17:40Meet the fastest indie #comic book creator! Fish Lee shares his amazing journey as a comic book creator. Overcoming severe illness before turning his art skills to comic book illustration and writing. Fish discusses how to develop your skills and then market yourself in the business world of comics. Inspirational and entrepreneurial advice. Listen to the interview in full. 🎨More about Fish Lee: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chatanddraw/greenzone-life-in-the-blocks/ ✅Start your Free painting tutorial: https://art.malcolmdewey.art/ColorHarmony
How to Start and Grow Your Art Career with Fiona Valentine
50:07Do you want to take the leap into an art career? Where to start? What is the best way for you? My special guest, Fiona Valentine, is going to help you shed light on these big topics. From growing your creativity to taking the first steps into your art business. How to price your art? What you should tell your children if they want to start an art career? This is a great chat with an experienced art mentor. Find out more on my blog at www.malcolmdeweyfineart.com
How to Avoid Overworking Your Paintings (#17)
20:43You will learn a few great tips and tricks that will help you solve the problem of tight, overworked paintings. A few tips you may not heard of before too like mindset adjustments that are important. These tips are easy to apply once you incorporate them into your process. All of these tips, and more, can be found in my course How to Loosen Up Your Painting.