Podcasts for Creatives | Art Side of Life

Podcasts for Creatives | Art Side of Life

This is the third podcast in my list of podcasts for creatives where I list all my favorite podcasts that keep me going throughout the week.  You can find my whole list of Podcasts for Creatives here.

Art Side of Life is a podcast and Youtube channel that features inspiring interviews by digital artist Iva, who digs into the history, work habits, and creative process of digital and traditional artists from around the world.  Some episodes are more creativity focused, while others delve into marketing for artists, and the challenges of getting started with selling your work.

If you’re new to the podcast and interested in surface design, here is a great podcast to start with.  Iva interviews surface designer Erin Dollar about her business and work.  Erin talks about how she got started in surface design and gives some advice for someone thinking about getting into surface design.

I also loved this interview where Iva interviews Marc Allante, a contemporary artist from Hong Kong, known for merging traditional Chinese inks with European painting techniques in a contemporary art that reflects the fusion of his Chinese-French ancestry.  They talk about Marc’s background and how he started selling his work and finding clients.

Have a suggestion for a podcast that should be featured in this series?  Send me a message!


Create an Illustration Series: From Inspiration to Print

In this class, you’ll learn how to plan and create an illustration series from start to finish.  I’ll show you my whole process from planning the series to printing out the work and evaluating color options.

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Create Beautiful Procreate Texture Brushes: Ink on Paper to Digital Brush

In this class, you’ll learn how to create Procreate texture brushes using some paper, ink, and found objects that you probably already have at home!

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Art Nouveau Illustrations on Your iPad in Procreate + Free Brushes, Stamps, & Textures

Learn how to create three different kinds of Art Nouveau style illustrations on your iPad in Procreate and get all of my art nouveau style stamps and reference images.

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Collages on Your iPad in Procreate + 35 Stamp and Texture Brushes

Learn how to create unique collages in Procreate by combining vintage images, hand drawn elements, and layer effects. When you watch this class, you’ll get all of the Procreate brushes I use to create my collages.  The set includes 25 stamps of flowers, insects, figures, and shapes, plus a set of 8 texture brushes for adding vintage patterns, fading, and scuffs to your collages.

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Geometric Vector Illustration in Affinity Designer + 33 Geometric Vector Assets

Learn how to create vector based geometric illustrations on your iPad in Affinity Designer.  When you take this class, you’ll get all of the vector assets and colors I use in the class, including 33 customizable vector illustrations that you can use for personal or commercial use.

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Society 6 for iPad Artists and Designers: Sizes, Orientations, and Sharable Mockups

In this class, you’ll learn how to create and fill your Society6 shop using your iPad. You’ll learn how to create and prepare work for Society6, and get tons of tips for maximizing the number of products you have for sale and minimizing the amount of time you spend uploading and resizing.

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Folk Illustrations on Your iPad in Procreate + Free Paper Texture & Folk Art Brushes for Procreate

Learn three different ways to create modern folk style illustrations on your iPad in Procreate.