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Posted by Nick Onken | September 19, 2018
147: Staying Creative and Paying Your Bills

"The game of money making and staying creative has always been the challenge of the artist's journey." We know the feeling of that amazing burst of inspiration. It's the feeling...

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Posted by Nick Onken | March 21, 2018
140: Gabriel Urist – How To Stay Disciplined In Your Craft

Jewelry is not an organic kind of art: it’s a lot of measuring and calculating. Today’s guest, Gabriel Urist, is a big name in streetwear world. A jewelry designer and...

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Posted by Nick Onken | February 15, 2018
136: James Goldcrown – How to Create a Brand Out of Your Art

I’m very lucky that I get to do something that has a simple message but reaches so many people. Today I’m talking to returning guest James Goldcrown. I had him...

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Posted by Nick Onken | July 26, 2017
127: Adam Ward – How to Make a Living Playing with Lego

I thought it was so cool that this toy could interact with all my other toys. Today I’m talking to a truly unique artist whose medium is Lego: Adam Ward....

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Posted by Nick Onken | March 17, 2017
117: Nick Onken – Trust Your Vision

It’s about being self aware of your own limiting beliefs that challenge your vision. Today’s topic was inspired by a question asked of a member of my Facebook group, Nion...

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Posted by Nick Onken | March 7, 2017
116: Eric Ray Davidson – How Collaboration Creates Success

The whole secret to being an artist and building a career is just being prolific. I’ve been thinking lately about creative momentum, and how important it is. It’s something I...

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Posted by Nick Onken | February 16, 2017
115: Nick Onken – One for Them and One for Me

You must use every asset of knowledge, every skill, everything that you can do to help generate time and money for you to create the sandbox for you to practice...

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Posted by Nick Onken | July 15, 2016
96: Shantell Martin – How To Find Your Unique Path As An Artist

Because I didn’t fit in and no one pressured me to fit in, I could be different and I could do art. I’ve been wanting to get today’s guest on...

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Posted by Nick Onken | April 13, 2016
85: Daniel Arsham – How to Twist People’s Expectations with Art

Since I’ve started making work it always feels like whatever idea I’m delving into in the present is the last good idea. Art is all about people’s expectations. Some artists...

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Posted by Nick Onken | December 3, 2015
72: Nick Onken – 3 Tips on Pushing Through Creative Plateaus

The creative block always happens, no matter where you are in your journey. If you’re an artist or a creative, chances are you’ve hit a creative plateau. Making it difficult...

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