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  • Virgil Elliott knows traditional oil painting, in fact, he wrote the book on it! It was a few years ago that I stumbled upon his book "Traditional Oil Painting" and read through, I quickly realised that there were many things I didn't know about my own profession; in fact there were many things I was doing in the studio that were causing irreversible harm to the paintings I had painstakingly crafted. Reading Virgil's book, and then joining the private Facebook page by the same name, represented a paradigm shift in my work. Virgil's teachings fundamentally changed the way I approach painting. In this conversation I wanted to revisit some of the themes we discussed way back in episode 2, when we spoke last, and pick up where we left off. This episode is one to keep coming back to: have a notebook handy!

    Here's Virgil's latest Instructional Video: https://painttube.tv/products/virgil-elliott-traditional-oil-painting-the-principles-of-visual-realityHere's a link to the latest edition of his book! https://www.echopointbooks.com/art/traditional-oil-painting
  • Check out the full VIDEO VERSION of the Podcast! https://www.patreon.com/andrewtischlerartist TJ Cunningham paints some incredible images of rural America and the animals that inhabit the farmed landscape. His paintings are not only incredibly realistic, he paints in a variety of ways taking a rather experimental approach to oils. I wanted to hear about TJ's approach to his creative practice, how he comes up with his images and how he developed his signature style. He didn't hold back, and there were so many take-aways in this conversation. It was wonderful to hear his experiences with Galleries and clients; it was refreshing to hear we hold similar views! There were so many nuggets of wisdom dropped throughout the interview!Please check out his amazing art at https://www.cunninghamfineart.com and on instagram @cunninghamfineart

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  • Check out the EXCLUSIVE VIDEO VERSION of the Podcast:https://www.patreon.com/AndrewTischlerArtist Mark Maggiori has experienced a meteoric rise to success in the American art scene. Originally from France, with a background in film and music, he is a creative powerhouse making art about the west, scenes that could be in a classic western film. His paintings have a brilliant graphic quality to them with bright punchy colour and an unmistakable style. His works are collected internationally and he's been featured in incredible shows and exhibitions winning awards like the prestigious Don B. Huntly "Spirit of the West" award in 2018 and 19 and the Sam Houston award for best painting in 2016. Now he's absolutely killing it on social media and with online print sales. I wanted to ask him about his journey and his art as well as the business side of things! So much was packed into this episode! Follow Mark Maggiori on Instagram @markmaggiori and on his website www.markmaggiori.com (LANGUAGE WARNING - just a few strong words are in this episode.)

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    Stephanie Paige Thomson creates some incredible artwork with such a beautiful painterly style. Works of her quality are seldom seen in artists so young. At 24 years of age, she is already achieving some outstanding career goals, like being exhibited alongside some of her artist heroes such as Quang Ho and CW Mundy. Her works are highly sought after, being collected by patrons from across the US. She has been featured in key juried and curated shows and events. I wanted to ask her about how she creates her amazing paintings, what are her techniques, but also, the inspiration behind the work including her early beginnings. It was also cool to hear her reflect on that time she painted Jamie Wyeth! What an awesome conversation... not to be missed!

    Please follow Stephanie Paige Thomson on Instagram: @stephaniepaigethomson and on her website www.stephaniepaigethomson.com
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    Carla Grace is a South Australian artist producing some amazing, detailed wildlife paintings. Her work is highly sought after by collectors worldwide. I've had Carla on the show a couple times already, and each interview she shares something new; strategies we can apply directly to our creative businesses. She also gave me the scoop on a brand new product she's crafted with the collector always in front of mind. This was super inspiring! In addition to the art business side of things I wanted to ask how she balances parenthood with her creative passion. As a new father I'm beginning to know the struggle! I got a tonne out of this, and I know you will too!

    Please follow Carla Grace on Instagram @carla_grace_art and on her website www.carlagraceart.com
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    Chris Fornataro AKA Paint Coach is an inspiring artist and content creator based in Massachusetts in the United States. I've been watching his Youtube videos for a long while, following his online journey from just a few subscribers to now 200 thousand - no small feat! Chris has an interesting background and had previously explored a few disciplines. Early on, he was an aspiring college footballer, playing at a high level, simultaneously with a background in theater and a passion for painting, it would be hard to put a label on him. Turns out these different avenues have helped him excel on his creative journey. I wanted to ask about those early years where he was up and coming and how he found himself and became Paint Coach.

    Follow his awesome work on instagram: @forza43 and on Youtube: https://youtu.be/fQOCDVufB0E

    Check out "Will the Machine" https://youtu.be/5Ziuk7D71eo

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    Jeff Hein is an incredibly talented artist based in the United States, creating some amazing portraits and Biblical figurative scenes. His works are highly sought after. His technical abilities are off the charts. I wanted to hear about how Jeff started his journey: in the early years he overcame some profound challenges. He triumphed in the face of adversity and ultimately reached an amazing level of success. Jeff doesn't shy away from hard graft. The amount of work he's put into his passion is stupendous and the discipline he's developed is inspiring. Jeff is also engaged in some pretty serious side-projects! He now teaches and shares his techniques online.

    Please follow Jeff on Instagram @jeff_hein_art and on his website www.jeffhein.com

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    Tahlia Stanton is a vibrant professional artist from Victoria, Australia. At the young age of 22 she has already achieved some amazing career goals and a level of success many creatives only dream of. Tahlia has fully owned who she is as an artist and embraced her personality to such an extent where she is now unashamedly herself. This is ultimately what led her to MASSIVE success. In this podcast she shared some insights for how we can grow our creative businesses; "There's never been a better time to be an artist." She says...I agree!

    Please follow Tahlia Stanton on Instagram: @tahliastanton

    Tahlia's Website: https://www.tahliastanton.com

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    https://www.patreon.com/andrewtischlerartist Joe Paquet is an incredible Plein Air painter from New Jersey in the United States. His work is exquisite and he is up there with the best artists working outdoors, in my opinion. I wanted to do a deep dive into the craft of painting and pick Joe's brain about the techniques he uses, but what I wasn't prepared for, was the depth of conversation that we'd engage in. I loved hearing Joe's story and what has shaped him as an artist over the years, from his humble beginnings to his experiences with galleries and teaching. It was great to hear another artist reflect on the state of the art world and social media. There were so many take-aways in this conversation, it'll have you coming back to listen to it over and over again! If you love the podcast and you enjoy listening to these conversations, please take a moment and leave me a rating or review wherever you're listening. It makes a huge difference to the reach of this show, and while you're at it, please take a minute to share it with a friend. Thanks so much! Please find Joe's work here: www.joepaquet.com and he's also on instagram: @paquetjoe
  • WATCH THE VIDEO VERSION OF THE PODCAST! Only on PATREON! www.patreon.com/andrewtischlerartist Christopher Remmers is an extraordinary artist from the Pacific Northwest, producing monumental narrative paintings exploring mythology as many of the great masters of the past did. His work is exceptionally well crafted with an attention to detail that is seldom seen. His practice and exploration into these themes take him into other dimensions, searching the depths of the mind and soul. This was a fascinating journey into what makes a creative powerhouse like Christopher tick and the inspiration and motivation necessary for sustaining and thriving as an artist. I wanted to pick his brain not only about his art, but about social media and the business side of creative life. This was AWESOME! I hope you enjoy the conversation! Please follow Christopher Remmers on Instagram @christopherremmers and on his website: www.christopherremmers.com

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    Thomas Fluharty is an internationally acclaimed artist and illustrator. His work has been featured on the covers of Der Spiegel, Newsweek and Mad Magazine and his art is highly sought after by private collectors worldwide. You may remember Thomas from earlier episodes of The Creative Endeavour. I just had to get him back on the podcast, not only to hear what he's been up to over the last year, but to discuss an incredibly interesting book that ought to be on your radar: "The Billion Dollar Painter" by Eric Kuskey. This book focused on the life of Thomas Kincade and as Fluharty puts it: "it's a story from rags to riches to ruin." We reflect on the incredible life and career trajectory of this often misunderstood artist and some of the lessons therein. This was a super inspiring chat, not to be missed!

    Please follow Thomas Fluharty on his website: www.thomasfluharty.com and he's also on Instagram @thomasfluharty
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    Anthony Avon is a digital artist from Serbia. His creative journey didn't get off to an easy start. Initially Anthony struggled and felt like things were a bit hopeless and opportunities weren't forthcoming in his homeland. Anthony received a break, a stranger out of the blue noticed Anthony's situation and this led to an opportunity that would change his life forever. That was 11 years ago, now Anthony works full time as a digital painter/illustrator and recently celebrated receiving a massive gig with a household name company that featured his graphics. This conversation was an inspiring one, ultimately about triumph over struggle and being grateful in the present moment! You never know what's around the corner!

    Please follow Anthony Avon here:

    Instagram: @Anthony.avon.art

    https://www.artstation.com/anthonyavon/

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    Samuel Earp hails from the Isle of Guernsey in the English channel. His art journey took a circuitous path towards painting full time. Samuel always looks for the edge and the next thing that will allow him to continue to create and thrive in a changing world. This quest for knowledge and diversification led him to Cryptocurrency and how the new digital monetary paradigm could help him as a creative. Samuel and I have been good friends for years, and he always inspires me to stay positive and keep growing. This is one of our typical conversations all about creativity and what is really going on in the world. Some topics discussed here verge on the conspiratorial and fringes of normal dialogue today but it's good fun exploring these ideas! I hope you enjoy the latest episode, it's great to be back! (DISCLAIMER: This podcast is for entertainment purposes only and in no way constitutes financial advice. Do your own research and make your own decisions there, we accept no responsibility or liability.) Please Follow Samuel Earp here:Website: https://www.samuelearp.com/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/SamuelEarpArtist1 Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/samuel_earp_artist Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/samuel_earp_artist Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/samuel.earp.artist/ Rumble: https://rumble.com/c/SamuelEarpArtist Available Art Works: https://www.samuelearpfineart.com/
  • Daniel Bilmes is a portrait artist based in LA in the United States. His work is unlike anything I've seen. He creates portraits in oils that look as though they've been stitched together like embroidery. How often can we say that there's a unique approach to painting? Perhaps Daniel has found that unique form of expression? We not only talked about the technical side of painting, giving me an opportunity to geek out on some new colours and approaches, but we took a dive into Daniel's past and learned about his origins, teaching at his father's art school from the age of 15... This conversation even covered ground on the education system at large and how important early influences are.

    Check out Daniel's work on instagram: @bilmesart and on his website! www.danielbilmes.com

  • Jess Anderson is an inspired and incredibly talented artist living in the United States. He paints a wide variety of subjects in Oil and Acrylics. Jess approaches his career and creativity with an unmatched enthusiasm. He is a passionate and skilled teacher, sharing his knowledge of art, far and wide. One thing I wanted to explore with Jess, was his time teaching art in maximum security prisons in the US. It was awesome to hear about the positive difference he made in the lives of many people, not just the inmates.

    Check out Jess Andersons artwork on Instagram: @jess_anderson_artist Make sure you visit his website! https://www.jessanderson.com/about

  • Lloyd Lewis is an artist based in the United Kingdom. He creates beautiful portraits in his signature style with chunky bold brushwork and a well considered palette. His paintings evoke a Lucian Frued quality, and his drawings have a freshness and vibrancy to them that is exceptional. Not only is Lloyd an accomplished full time artist, he is also the 2 time world kickboxing champion! He's had an incredible creative journey and has lived many lives! It was a great treat to talk with him and hear about his path and trajectory.

    To see Lloyds work, please visit: https://lloydlewis92.wixsite.com/lloydlewisartist/ or on Instagram: @lloydlewisartist

  • Deano Cook is an extraordinarily talented dude living in Georgia in the United States. He's a tattoo artist specialising in underwater imagery. In addition to this he also paints in an exquisite realist style and takes all of his own underwater reference. This puts him in direct contact with creatures that many of us go out of our way to avoid, like SHARKS! Deano is out there living it and doing it, he approaches his dreams and goals with an intensity seldom seen. His success did not come easy however, he's been through his fair share of trails and failures. This is ultimately a story of overcoming and flourishing. Deano is an inspired guy; you'll love this episode!

    Check out Deano Cook's instagram page: @deanocook

    Deano Cook Website: https://deanostudios.com

    Sink or Swim Studio: http://sinkorswimstudio.com/

  • Lubomir Arsov is an artist and filmmaker based in Toronto, Canada. He's got an incredible graphic style; his art has an immediacy to it that communicates instantly. In this podcast we talked about many things from Lubomir's beginnings to his current projects and what inspires him today. Lubomir created "In Shadow" a short 13 minute film exploring the nature of reality and the society in which we live. The film challenged me on many levels and consequently I've been sharing it far and wide. It is one of the most POWERFUL pieces of art I've seen, period. In my opinion it speaks to the core of what's shaping our world today.

    Check out Lubomir on Instagram: @lubomirarsov "In Shadow"

    Website: https://www.inshadow.net

  • William Patino is an extraordinary photographer based in the South Island of New Zealand. He captures the landscape and environment with exquisite light and atmosphere. It takes hard work to be in the right place at the right time to get images that reach another level of impact; he shows the drive and passion necessary to making it work as a full time creative professional. William didn't always have his sights set on being a professional photographer - he fell into it after his personal struggles along his life's journey. He's a man on a mission and he now teaches his techniques and photography skills online.

    Check out his amazing images on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/william_patino/?hl=en

    William Patino's website: https://williampatino.com

  • John Coleman is an extraordinary artist based in Arizona in the United States. His works are inspired by Native American culture and in each piece he explores real human stories and emotion. John works across different disciplines creating breathtaking bronze sculptures, amazing charcoal drawings and masterfully crafted oil paintings. He became a member of the National Sculpture Society and the famous and prestigious Cowboy Artists of America. In this conversation we talked about a wide variety of things including his beginnings and philosophy on art as well as his views on the current global situation and how he plans to create his way through. Check out John Coleman's stunning art on:

    Instagram: @johncolemanart John Coleman's

    website: https://www.colemanstudios.com