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Art Ballad

Art Ballad

By Jon Miquel and Randi Thomas
We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada.
We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design.

Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies.

Come join us as we discuss these things with you!

linktr.ee/artballad

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BS - OUR BIGGEST ARTIST REGRETS

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33 - STS - PodChanges and Book Club?
We give you some news about how the podcast is changing and then talk about books a lot! And maybe... starting a book club?! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:10:45
February 23, 2021
BS - BRUTAL BLACK PROJECT
We discuss the Brutal Black Project. What is it? Why do people do it? Randi also gives Jon some info he wasn't aware of that changes everything! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
40:22
February 20, 2021
32 - LOGO DESIGN
We discuss the general hard work that goes into Logo Design and breaking it into steps. We also get into the weeds discussing a specific symbol that most people know, The Pride Flag. It's polarising for multiple reasons. Let us know what you think! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:01:49
February 16, 2021
BS - Aesthetic Differences/Ugly Pretty Things
We talk about things that most people think are wonderfully aesthetic that we do not - and vice versa! We also have a listener submission at the end. Don't forget to send us your suggestions and stuff! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
26:18
February 13, 2021
31 - VELVET BUZZSAW
Jordan joins us on the podcast as we discuss the movie, Velvet Buzzsaw! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:49:42
February 2, 2021
BS - HOLIDAY COLOUR PALETTES, GOODERS AND YUCKIES
We discuss holiday colour palettes, which are our favourites and least favourites and why. Also some history as to where they came from! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
22:54
January 30, 2021
30 - STS, STEALING LIKE AN ARTIST and SEWING
We get together to just shoot the shit about what we've been doing the past few weeks. We talk about good stealing and bad and how Randi is trying new things and getting back to some familiar things as well. Jon talks about his swipe file! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
59:57
January 26, 2021
BS - THIS OR THAT #2
We've got another edition of This or That! Just some fun art-related thought experiments. Feel free to give us YOUR This or That questions for a future episode! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
26:06
January 23, 2021
29 - HOW DO WE CHALLENGE OURSELVES AS ARTISTS?
We talk about some of the ways we challenge ourselves as artists and what some of our struggles are. We ALSO talk about the Reading Glasses Challenge for 2021. If you're a reader or want to challenge yourself to read more, come on this journey with us! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:15:41
January 19, 2021
BS - OUR BIGGEST ARTIST REGRETS
We discuss what our biggest Art regrets are - yes we believe in regrets. You don't have to learn things the hard way all the time! (Kids, don't do drugs. You don't need to DO crack to know it's not good for you...) https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
30:25
January 17, 2021
28 - EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP/MR. BRAINWASH
We thought we'd sit down and watch a documentary on Banksy - we were wrong. This dock... mock? -umentary is WILD. And conspiracy theories have been born to explain what this whole thing is really about and what's going on. Watch this movie! And strap in...  What are YOUR theories? Let's hear 'em! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:11:11
January 12, 2021
BS - THE BEST AND WORST COLOURS EVER AND WHY
We talk about the worst and best colours ever and why we feel that way. Who would've thought we'd get so angry at colours! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
26:51
January 9, 2021
27 - 2020 - YEAR IN REVIEW
We sat down to talk about some of our favorite Art things this past year, some struggles we've had, improvements we've made, and what we want to do this next year! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:03:18
January 5, 2021
BS - ARTWORKS, BY FAMOUS ARTISTS, THAT WE WANT
We talk about what artwork that we want to own and where we'd put it and why! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
30:35
January 2, 2021
26 - STS, TRYING CUBISM & BUCKET PAINT!
On this Shoot The Shit episode we talk about: our experimentation into cubism and bucket paints, Jon has another Reading Realisation, and the changes that have taken place in the studio lately! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:04:55
December 29, 2020
BS - WHAT WOULD YOUR ARTISTIC SUPERPOWER BE?
Jon asks Randi what her Artistic superpower would be and why. Also... There's a twist! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
18:51
December 26, 2020
25 - THE VALUE OF ART
We discuss the value of art. HOW it gets valued by the art market, how we culturally and personally value art, etc.  https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
58:19
December 22, 2020
BS - THIS OR THAT #1.5
We have our first  dedicated official This or That episode! We did a couple at the end of an STS one time and really enjoyed it so now we're thinking about doing them once a month on a BS episode. Give us some messed up Art-related This or That's! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
30:19
December 19, 2020
24 - INTERVIEW WITH JORD SMOOSE
Jord sets down for a long interview where we get into some technical talk about airbrushing, adventures in tattooing, and pursuing all the opportunities in front of you!  https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:27:56
December 15, 2020
BS - ARTBLOCK
HEY! We discuss what it's like to have Creative Blocks and what we do about them. If you have any experiences to share, do it! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
21:47
December 12, 2020
23 - BASQUIAT
We talk about the artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat, mostly from the perspective of the biopic with some outside research done as well. Basquiat is a profile of a true Tortured Artist. https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:23:29
December 8, 2020
BS - FAVE AND NOT FAVE THINGS ABOUT COLLABING TOGETHER
We talk about what we really enjoy about collabing together and also what we worry about. https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
25:11
December 5, 2020
22 - STS, READING REALISATIONS AND COLLABS!
We get together in the studio and talk about collabs, reading realisations, and how Jon is a grumpy old man! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
55:01
December 1, 2020
BS - ARTIST BINGO
We play a round of Artist Bingo! Jon got a bingo! (That's not a good thing in this instance.) Tell us about some of your stories from Artist Bingo! Create your own! Use as an ice breaker! Share with friends! BINGO! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
33:30
November 28, 2020
21 - BAD ARTISTS COPY, GREAT ARTISTS STEAL!
We get into it with this quote that's been attributed to so many different people in many different disciplines. How to steal art? When is it cool and when is it uncool? . Give us your thoughts on this one, it's a polarizing issue! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
56:17
November 24, 2020
BS - WHERE DO WE FIND ART INSPIRATION OUTSIDE OF THE STUDIO?
We ask each other, and ourselves, where do we find Art Inspiration outside of the Studio? What places give you inspiration to create? https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
26:26
November 21, 2020
20 - INTERVIEW WITH AARON SAVAS of ARCANE STONE SCULPTING
We get to interview Aaron Savas and become humbled! Get out your notepads because he's a quotable guy; numerous times we had to pause and just ponder what was said. We loved processing with Aaron and talking about not only amazing horror monsters, metal music, and art - but also about mental health and the drive to continue to get back up despite the difficulties.  https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:04:35
November 17, 2020
BS - WHAT IS OUR DREAM ARTIST RESIDENCY?
We discuss what our Dream Artist Residency would be. And we are BOTH... headed to the same place in our dreams! Beautiful _______ ________ ! Have you ever done an artist residency? Where have you gone? Where would you like to go? What experiences have you had? What would you like to accomplish? https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
29:39
November 14, 2020
19 - STS - MAKE UP IS HARD, QUOTES, THIS OR THAT?
This week we talk about some Art Quotes, why doing make-up is so hard, and our first edition of This or That! If you ever had suggestions for a This or That for us, let us know! ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:03:42
November 10, 2020
BS - WHAT IS YOUR DREAM PROJECT?
We are at total ends of the spectrum on this one but we can find beauty in each other's dream projects.  What dream project would you create if you could do anything? And why!? https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
27:11
November 7, 2020
18 - ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM!
We talk about some of the history of Abstract Expressionism and what it means to us in the present day.  From WWII to a potential WWIII we go off the rails and into ditch on this one and it was one of the most fun and illuminating episodes we've done so far!
01:01:59
November 3, 2020
BS - WHAT NON ART THINGS DO YOU NEED TO MAKE ART?
We talk about the things we need in order to be productive in being creative. Not things like "art supplies" but mind states and non-tangible things for the most part. What things do you need in order be on your Art "A" Game? https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
26:18
October 31, 2020
17 - INTERVIEW WITH RANDI THOMAS
This week the tables turn on Randi, as she is put in to the hot seat by Jon. We get some great detail into Randi's personal history as an artist, she gives advice, recounts some beautiful thoughts about the artistic process itself, and tells us about her future goals! Take a listen, this is the most Randi has ever talked! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
53:26
October 20, 2020
BS - WHAT ARE THE MOST POWERFUL MEDIA TO CONSUME?
We discuss what media is the most powerful for us to consume. We get two each and come up with some differences and learn new stuff about each other! What media do you consume the most and why? What is most powerful for you? https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
30:17
October 17, 2020
16 - STS - Collabs, Commissions, Commitment with Jordan.
We had an interview fall through last second but we managed to get Jordan to do an STS with us!  ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:30:34
October 13, 2020
BS - HANNIBAL
This episode we talk about "Hannibal", the TV Show. We give some background via the books by Thomas Harris and get into the depths as to what makes this psychological drama/thriller so amazing. This is the most beautiful show you will ever watch and it's truly Art in the highest fashion! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
59:37
October 10, 2020
15 - STS - Photographing Art/Disruptive Art
Jon rants about his trouble photographing a new piece and begs for assistance. We also take on some audience questions: How do we feel about disruptive art? How does classism effect art? Also, Randi joins Fight Club. Ssshhh. https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events, media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
56:58
October 6, 2020
BS - ADVICE TO OUR YOUNGER ARTIST SELVES.
This week we ask, what advice would we give to our younger artist selves? We come in with our own ideas and also reflect a bit on an audience answer too!  You can always DM us or follow our stories on Instagram for opportunities to contribute to our discussions, we love it! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
30:09
October 3, 2020
14 - ART AS A CATHARTIC PROCESS
We discuss different ways Art plays a cathartic role in our lives - past and present. Jon goes through a whole exhibition of his dedicated to the question and Randi questions her current artmaking practise.   What experiences have you had with Art being cathartic or the opposite? https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:05:32
September 29, 2020
BS - WHAT WE DISLIKE ABOUT ART THE MOST.
This week we discuss what we dislike about Art the most. For Randi, it's her higher standards and not being satisfied with her work lately. For Jon, it's surprise, surprise, dealing with other people on a business basis. https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
31:47
September 26, 2020
13 - STS - EVERYONE BORN AN ARTIST?
This week we catch up with what we've been doing artistically lately, questions whether or not all people are born artists, and Jon shares a poem. https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
49:04
September 22, 2020
BS - WISHFUL THINKING CAREERS IN ART
For this week's Bite Size we discuss what Artistic Careers we'd be interested in with our current skills and also with ones out of our depth. If you could make a career out of art, what would it be?! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
25:06
September 19, 2020
12 - INTERVIEW WITH ALEJANDRO ALVAREZ (JON)
This week, the tables turn on Jon, as he is put in to the hot seat by Randi. We get to learn who Jon is, how he became the artist that he is today, and where he would like his creativity to go in the future. We knew he was a talented artist, but the depth and beauty in some of his answers really floored Randi. Come take a listen and get to know Jon on a more personal level this week! Alternative description: Come listen to Jon flap his gums about his damn self this week! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
55:12
September 15, 2020
BSTS - ART IS NOT A CRIME
Randi is regaining her voice and I have a pet-peeve when people say, "Art is Not a Crime" so we have a little BiteSize Shoot The Shit!  https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
33:47
September 12, 2020
11 - STS - WHY ART IS IMPORTANT & IS ORIGINALITY EVEN REAL?
This week we Shoot the Shit with Jordan! (You may remember him from a previous interview.) We all happened to be in Saskatoon at the same time and came together to discuss why art is important and also the concept of originality - hint Randi doesn't think it exists! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:23:56
September 1, 2020
BS - IDEAL CREATIVE WORKING ENVIRONMENTS
Jon asks - "What is your ideal working environment for art?" And then we both answer. What do you need to stimulate your senses and get you in the right mood and head space for creating? https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
35:56
August 29, 2020
10 - FORMAL & INFORMAL ARTS EDUCATION
We discuss what experiences we've had with various types of Arts education and what we believe them to be worth. https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:10:42
August 25, 2020
BSTS - EXHIBITIONS!
Randi wants to talk about how we feel about Exhibitions so we have a little BiteSize Shoot The Shit! Our experiences with Exhibitions and some upcoming stuff! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
33:45
August 22, 2020
9 - PUBLIC ART & GRAFFITI
Randi and I discuss Public Art shortly before we get into GRAFFITI. What is it? Why do people do it? We use a lot of examples from my personal experiences as well as point to the greatest documentary ever, "Infamy". (INFAMY in full:  https://youtu.be/s3WUXA3V7nY ) https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:04:30
August 18, 2020
BS - FAVOURITE INTERIOR DECORATING STYLES!
Jon brings forth interior design/decor styles - which are our favourites and why? Will we be able to make it work when moving to a new place or will we just clash so much we may as well just break up!? https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
28:40
August 15, 2020
8 - INTERVIEW WITH TELLER OF THE TABOO, ERIK LABOSSIERE/WICKED TWIST MEDIA
We interview Erik Labossiere, photographer, musician, videographer, among several other great things. He talks about his history and present with art, his success in trying new things, and best of all: why it's SO important to express what others may see as taboo. Whether it be sexuality, depression, or anything under the umbrella of "darkness". Erik tells stories for empowerment and he tells us why.  https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:20:46
August 11, 2020
BS - IF WE COULD MASTER ONE ART STYLE/MEDIUM...
Randi asks what style/medium would we want to Master? Jon talks about photorealistic portraits with oil paints and Randi wants to get functional with glass blowing and claywork! What's a medium or style you'd really love to just Master without the painful process of practise?! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
22:31
August 8, 2020
7 - HOW WE HAVE DEVELOPED AS ARTISTS.
Today we talked about how we've developed as our artists over time, and what our present and future look like!  https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:14:14
August 4, 2020
BS - OUR GREATEST WEAKNESSES.
Jon brings us the topic of Our Greatest Artist Weaknesses.  His is drawing (and Impatience!). Randi talks about sharing her work with people. What are your Artist Weaknesses?  https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
32:58
August 1, 2020
6 - STS - COLLABORATION AND IMPATIENCE
We have out first Shoot the Shit episode where we sit down and just let it fly. We talk a lot about our collaborative work we're doing and Jon goes off on how impatient he is and how it's negatively impacting his art. https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:01:13
July 28, 2020
BS - NOT ART ART
Randi brings us the topic of Not Art Art. We discuss what we believe to be different forms of art that may not be seen as such from the masses or traditionalists: Hair Dressing/Styling and Floral Design.   Let us know what you think. Are these things art? What's a passion of yours that may be going unnoticed as art? https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
33:12
July 25, 2020
5 - INTERVIEW WITH STORYTELLER JORDAN WENDZINA
We have our First Interview with storyteller Jordan Wendzina - Saskatoon local who writes, plays guitar, and makes film.  We discuss his writing process, product, and ... the passion monkeys have for artmaking?  https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:40:51
July 21, 2020
BS - FAVORITE COLOURS TO WORK WITH
Jon brings in the question, what are your favorite colours to work with and why? He discusses the ever "Gentle but Strong" Teal,  and Randi talks about the significance of the colour Red! Next week we'll be talking about Not Art Art. What in the heck does that even mean?! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
26:01
July 18, 2020
4 - THE MARQUIS DE SADE/"QUILLS"
THE MARQUIS DE SADE! We watch his biopic, "Quills", give you some history on him, recap the movie, and dissect our favorite quotes! It wouldn't be an Art Ballad if it wasn't controversial! The Marquis de Sade was a french writer in the 1700's whom the terms, "sadism" and "sadist" are named after - this is a spicy one!  Next week we have a LIVING writer that will be the subject of our very first interview, stay tuned, it's going to be a fun one! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:22:12
July 14, 2020
BS - FAVORITE ART TOOLS!
OUR FIRST BITE SIZE EPISODE! Randi brings the theme of Favorite Art Tools! She discusses the Z Grip Flight Pen while Jon talks about Montana Spray Paint.  Next week we'll be sharing our Favorite Colours to Work With and Why! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
26:58
July 11, 2020
3 - INSPIRATION IS FOR AMATEURS...
We discuss the Chuck Close quote, "Inspiration is for Amateurs, the rest of us just show up and get to work."   It's just a wee bit polarizing and has us at odds a few times. We'd love to hear what you think of Artists and their need or not need for Inspiration! Next week we are discussing the movie "Quills" - a biopic of the Marquis de Sade. If you have time, find the movie and watch it before the podcast! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
52:39
July 7, 2020
2 - HOW HAVE SMARTPHONES CHANGED PHOTOGRAPHY?
We start off with a history lesson from Professor Randi as she catches us up on the innovations of the camera, starting back in 1826!  We slide back into a little - Is it Art - when talking about the abundance of Amateur Photographers that now exist. And once again, we find ourselves ending off with things a little more open that completely solved. If you've got thoughts on the matter - help us out! Next week, we pull apart the Chuck Close quote - "Inspiration is for Amateurs, the rest of us just show up and get to work....". Don't miss it! https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
01:19:44
June 30, 2020
1 - WHAT IS ART?
We discuss what Art IS and maybe what it isn't?  We open the conversation up and come up with more questions than answers!  What is Art to YOU!? We'd love to hear your ideas and continue the conversation in a later episode! Stay tuned for next week's episode where we tackle the subject of how smart phones have changed photography.  https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies. . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
52:31
June 23, 2020
0 - INTRODUCTION
In this episode we give a short introduction into who we are, a little about our backgrounds, and why we started the podcast! . https://linktr.ee/artballad ArtBalladPodcast@gmail.com . We are two artists based in Alberta, Canada. We love to create, view, discuss and challenge each other when it comes to all things Art and Design. Some of the things we will be discussing are: Art movements, specific artists, historical events,media, concepts, ideas and controversies.  . Intro/Outro Music: Original Composition by Jordan Wendzina https://www.youtube.com/user/10synapseMusic12
22:21
June 15, 2020
Art Ballad Teaser
We briefly discuss with you what Art Ballad is about and our plans for future conversations!
00:33
June 12, 2020