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!

Combining Lettering and Illustration in Procreate

In this class you’ll learn all the steps for combining lettering and illustration to create compositions that both tell a story and are visually interesting!

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Illustrating with Layered Texture & Color

Learn how to use layered texture and color to add depth and visual interest to your illustrations.  We’ll look at how to create overall textures, how to use texture to create highlights and shading, and how to use single and multi colored texture to bring out warm and cool tones in your illustrations.

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Design a Pattern Collection on Your iPad

Learn how to design a pattern collection on your iPad from start to finish.  I’ll show you options for making your repeat elements in both Procreate and Affinity designer, so you can choose which option works best for you!

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70s Lettering

Learn how to create 70s style hand lettering and decoration from start to finish.  We’ll cover everything you need to know to add the kind of bold color, drastic variation, and playful decorations that were so popular in the 70s and are now popping up all over in the design world on stationary, clothing, home decor.

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Limited Color Palette Illustration in Procreate

Learn how to create limited color illustrations and palettes on your iPad in Procreate.  We’ll cover every step of the process from building new palettes to creating illustrations that are ideal for limited palettes.

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Ink Illustration Techniques in Procreate

In this class, you’ll learn three different ways to use ink lines and dots to add shadow, highlights, and depth to your work.  We’ll look at tons of tips and tricks for hatching, crosshatching, and stippling, and talk about how to add bold color to your linework to add variation and contrast that makes your work stand out online and in print.