Words of Wisdom or Bullshit?

[podcast src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4675226/height/50/width/300/theme/standard/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/forward/” height=”50″ width=”300″] Should we never judge a book by it’s cover? Is it wise to fake it till you make it? In this segment, Ben, J-bird and Joey examine popular “words of wisdom” and have a little fun putting them under critical review.  Plus, they throw down a few axioms of their own […]

Fireside with Pop-artist Anthony Banayat

Ben and J-Bird sit down with Phoenix pop-artist Anthony Banayat to discuss his journey from commercial graphic designer to freelance painter and sculptor. They also discuss the degree to which social media extremes (attitudes on race, gender, politics and religion) effect the artists freedom of self-expression. How much do we self-censor our creative work in […]

How to Build an Independent Team

Being an independent artist doesn’t always mean working alone. Though individuals may conjure unique ideas, it often takes a team of willing souls to successfully manifest an idea into reality. The teammates you choose will highly effect the outcome of your artistic endeavors and possibly your ongoing happiness. It’s not only important to find the […]

Do What You Can, with What You Have, Here and NOW!

So many artists get sidetracked by conventional wisdom that leads to “legitimate” excuses and procrastination. Today Ben and J-Bird discuss the need to overcome this mental trap and get started on your next project right away. Do what you can, working with your current resources, and take action from where you exist right now. They […]