Episode 37: Are you An "Artist?"

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Shane and Sonia explore how labels and the term "artist" are a deterrent to some creatives. A lot of professional artists have a hard time even calling themselves an artist because of the negative connotations that are associated with the term. What do you consider yourself? An artist? A creator? An illustrator? A Photographer? A sculptor? All of the above?

The theme song "Shane and Sonia Ride The Bus" was written and recorded by Shane Izykowski.

Shane Izykowski

Sonia Leticia’s Twitch Stream

Artspan Open Studios

James Jean

Awaken with JP Sears

Episode 36: Live Streaming on Twitch/TwitchCon Recap

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If you're interested in live streaming, Twitch might be the platform for you. Whether it's art, costuming, playing video games, body painting, the Twitch community is the strongest and largest it's ever been. Shane and Sonia were fortunate to attend TwitchCon this year, so in this episode, they recap their adventure and also explain the benefits of why Twitch could be your best option for growing your audience.

The theme song "Shane and Sonia Ride The Bus" was written and recorded by Shane Izykowski.

Shane Izykowski

Sonia Leticia

Ransom & Mitchell

Audrey Heller

Crystal Kamoroff

Sharon Steuer

Drawing in Wonderland

Arch Art Supplies

Greta and Manu Schnetzler

Dilcia Giron

TwitchCon

Twitch

Live.me

Amber Tiana

How Games Overtook the Movie Industry

Ninja

Dug Stanat

Illuxcon

Kevin Smith

Kevin Spicy

Cooking With Heat

Anne Munition

Zombie Unicorn

Episode 35: Elitism in the Arts

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Shane & Sonia do a deep dive into the art world, all the way from the top to the bottom. They talk about how the high end art market influences the mid-level and entry-level market, and how much of that shouldn't matter to the average artist making a living.

The theme song "Shane and Sonia Ride The Bus" was written and recorded by Shane Izykowski.

www.sonialeticia.com

www.shaneizykowski.com

Cactus Gallery

Ivonne Carley

Jeff Collier

Chet Zar

Dos Diablos

Magpie Rodgers

Shane Pierce

Amandine Arruty

Copro Nason Gallery

Open Studios at Pacific Felt Factory

Cat Sommer

TwitchCon

Oculus Obscura Collective

Adam Ruins Everything Art Video

Dark Art Society Podcast

Banksy Stunt

“Troll” by Kawehi

Christian Alzmann

Twitch

Episode 34: LIVE at California College of the Arts

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On this week's episode, Shane and Sonia had the honor of speaking to a room full of art students about "Building An Artist's Life." The live event took place on October 10, 2018 at California College of the Arts. This episode is a live recording of the event!

Special thanks to Josh Smothers from CCA who booked the event, and to Marcel Barraza who took photographs and video of the event.

The theme song "Shane and Sonia Ride The Bus" was written and recorded by Shane Izykowski.

www.sonialeticia.com

www.shaneizykowski.com

www.drawingfromexperience.com

Episode 33: Artist Burnout

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Shane and Sonia discuss artist burnout! They get into how artist burnout happens, how to cope with it, and how to prevent it from happening in the future. They catch up on what they've been up to and also what they have coming up soon - including a live recording of the show!

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