Episode 44: Conventions- Pros & Cons/Tips & Tricks


In this episode, Shane talks about his convention booth setup and how to make yours successful! He gets down to the nitty gritty on how he built out his booth, convention culture, logistics of being a vendor at a convention, and things he'd do different.

The theme song "Shane Got A Car" was written and recorded by Shane Izykowski and mastered by Kyle Mahaney.

Edwardian Ball

LED Panel Lights

Studio Nocturne

Midsummer Scream

Oculus Obscura

Wonderland SF

Secession Art & Design

Episode 42: Our Art Podcast Picks

Episode 41: Goals & Our Year in Review


Shane & Sonia do a pretty thorough recap of this past year's triumphs and growth, whether personal or professional. They also discuss personal goals and how they can help you achieve yours! It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of an oncoming year, and set yourself up for disappointment by creating unrealistic goals. Let’s make sure that today’s goals don’t become tomorrow’s burden.

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

Kinetic Arts Center

Endtimey Pictures


Edwardian Ball

Sonia’s Twitch Channel

Heart Sculptures/shop


How Weird Street Fair

Paul Madonna

Dianne Hoffman

Dark Art Society

Episode 93 of the Dark Art Society (Shane’s Interview)

Savage People Interview

Freaky Fandoms Interview

Chet Zar: I Like to Paint Monsters Documentary

Joy Taney


Midsummer Scream

Oculus Obscura Collective

Grimm at Ars Memoria

S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Episode 40: Reproducing Your Art


Shane and Sonia get into how to reproduce your artwork affordably to build your art business. They cover anything from prints to canvases to mold-making.

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

Pete Mohrbacher

One Fantastic Week

Dark Art Society Podcast Episode 93 w/ Shane

Edwardian Ball

Ars Memoria

Secession Art and Design

Wonderland SF

Mary Syring

The Conjured Rose

Society 6

Red Bubble





Chet Zar

Episode 39: Artist Talk with SWOON at Chandran Gallery


Shane recently had a chance to attend an artist talk at Chandran Gallery in SF to hear Swoon talk about her career as an artist and humanitarian. This is a live recording of that talk on December 2, 2018. Here is a favorite quote that Drawing From Experience has transcribed from the event:

"One of the things that I have thought about a lot in the last couple of years is about the complexity of beauty and about how I really care a lot about beauty in my work, but I really care about a certain kind of beauty. Which is to say, the kind of beauty that contains a complete truth. And that can include tragedy, suffering, violence, all kinds of things that we don't want to think about or look at. That when I think about what true beauty is, like the kind of true beauty that connects us to ourselves, it's the kind of beauty that contains the wholeness of truth, but still sees it as beautiful."

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


Chandran Gallery

The Million Person Project

The Music Box

Chicken John

Swimming Cities

Floating Neutrinos

Heliotrope Foundation


Philadelphia Mural Arts

Prevention Point