Artist Resources | "Artwork Archive"
Artists need to keep track of their Inventory, Business Documents & Forms, along with where their artwork is Shipped. I believe "Artwork Archive" could benefit your business. Listen to details about their Services in today's episode and visit https://www.artworkarchive.com to learn more.
January 26, 2023
Poetry Reading | Chasing Dreams
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. pursued his dreams even while knowing he may not ever see them in reality. Because of him and the people that stood with him, my reality is what he dreamed of. However, my Journey didn't begin this way. I had to discover it for myself. I share the Story today.
January 17, 2023
Journal Entry | Prayers for Damar Hamlin
The Buffalo Bills Safety, Damar Hamlin, collapsed of the field during last Monday Night Football's game. He went into cardiac arrest and First Responders had to revive him by using a defibrillator along with administering CPR for over 9 minutes. Damar reached the ICU alive, but in critical condition. People around the world have been praying for his full recovery ever since. Do you believe that prayers help in a situation like this?
January 08, 2023
Voice X Vote
Sharing my Journey to Voting consistently and caring more about what happens in Washington, D.C.
November 09, 2022
PC to iPad Pro: Pros & Cons
In order to improve my Photo Editing experience, I decided to exchange my Dell Inspiron laptop for the iPad Pro 12.9 with the M1 Chip. While the obvious upgrade in processing speed is apparent, there are a few major drawbacks that I did not anticipate. If you have further questions about Specs or are thinking about transitioning from PC to Apple (or vice versa) that are not covered in this episode, feel free to leave your questions below and I'll do my best to answer them.
November 08, 2022
The look of your website is the foundation of your Brand. All of your Social Media outlets are an extension of the Style featured on the website. For Eric C. Jackson Studio, it was time to update the Style of the site in preparation for 2023. Viewers' first impression of the Studio Gallery is extremely important to me. After a few failed attempts of recording my first podcast video, I was finally able to capture the Studio website on my iPad to share with you.
October 23, 2022
Journal Entry | Broken World
After watching weeks of International News, I jotted down my thoughts in response to everything going on.
October 08, 2022
Creatives (i.e. Artists, Writers, Actors, etc.) are very passionate about what they're doing. Achieving their goals is the top priority that is not easily accomplished. In pursuit of this goal, it's easy to succumb to any opportunity that seemingly promises enormous success. However, these opportunities can also be misleading and leave Creatives feeling used and discouraged.
July 30, 2022
Poetry Reading | Together
Taking a closer look at the direction Society is heading.
July 14, 2022
The Power of Words
Words have the Power to lift up and tear down. To give Life and to take it. What will you do with your superpower?
June 22, 2022
Ep.33 | Copyright Protection
The final Episode of Season 1 dives into the details of copyrighting Projects with the Library of Congress. The final note discusses how we stay focused on Work when we do not feel like working. See you next Season.
December 03, 2021
Ep.32 | Gallery Representation
What are the benefits of being Represented by a Gallery? Today's podcast dives into my own experience with finding Representation in NYC.
November 04, 2021
Ep. 31 | Addicted to Hope
Often times, we view the word 'addiction' in a negative light. It reminds us of what to stay away from. Recently, I began to wonder what would happen if we were addicted to something positive. This could be helpful during the pursuit of bringing our dreams into reality.
October 19, 2021
Ep.30 | Finding Creative Inspiration
Understanding the Purpose behind your Work will help you find Inspiration when it seems to be lacking.
September 29, 2021
Ep.29 | Poetry Reading: "Redemption"
Excerpt from my third Collection of Poetry entitled, "Redemption".
September 19, 2021
Ep.28 | Screenwriting: Identify the Heart.
Early on in the Development Process of Screenwriting, it's important to identify the heart of the Story. At times, it may be different from what you planned on. However, when the Story naturally leads you in an alternate direction, follow it. Stories tend to have a mind of their own. Please Pardon the Background Noise. My apologies.
September 08, 2021
Ep.27 | Stretching Studio Boundaries
When you are an emerging Artist, how do you get the attention of Industry Leaders? Find out where the Industry Leaders gather and hang out there. No one will come knocking at your door or calling you for collaborations if they don't know your Studio exist. The Studio is now Verified on Pinterest Emerging Photography Awards. Hosted by Feature Shoot. Extended Deadline: September 3, 2021 emergingphotographyawards.com Visit the Studio on Etsy.
September 02, 2021
Ep.26 | Creativity in the Midst of Tragedy
While tragic event occur in places like Haiti and Afghanistan, the responsibilities of Life still loom. From Ordering test Prints to Submitting Art for Competitions, the Studio needs to continue forward. How do you balance the awareness and compassion for tragic world events while working towards career goals?
August 18, 2021
Ep.25 | Creativity vs. Complaints
Welcome to Episode 25. Along with sharing Art News about ArtDex.com and Art Mentor, Emily Jeffords, I talk about how attitude can effect creativity. With all of the interruptions and obstacles in Life, it does not help if the way you think is yet another challenge in the way of Success.
August 11, 2021
Ep. 24 | Art Competitions
Three Submission Opportunities are highlighted for this week's Podcast, which include Black Box Gallery, Create Magazine, and ViewBug. Research each opportunity to make sure it's right for you.
July 28, 2021
Ep.23 | Studio Updates
From updating book covers to submitting Work to Competitions, today's podcast simply dives into a week at the Studio.
July 21, 2021
Poetry Talk: "Will I Ever Be?" and "Quiet"
Episode 22: Season 1 continues with another Poetry Talk. Whenever we have a goal, obstacles are sure to come along the way. Find a positive outlet for your fears, frustrations, and doubts. Then, face the challenges head on because they are not going away. What is the biggest challenge for you?
July 14, 2021
Independence: The Definition of Freedom
Looking back on the celebration of the Fourth of July, I found myself asking questions about Freedom. Did anyone really gain Independence on that day in 1776? Welcome to Episode 21.
July 07, 2021
Storytime: "Call Button"
Flash Fiction is one of the simplest ways to improve your storytelling skills. Today, I read one of my own flash fiction stories, which centers around trying to create good dialogue. I hope you enjoy this short Episode.
June 30, 2021
During the pandemic, the livelihoods of people, including our small businesses, have been severely impacted. I spent the weekend combing over information about how this tragedy began and was devastated with my findings.
June 23, 2021
Poetry Talk: "Skin"
In Episode 18, I talk about the importance of Balance when celebrating Race and why finding this Balance is crucial to developing your own Identity.
June 16, 2021
The Notoriety of Art Auctions
Episode 17 is a brief discussion about donating your Artwork to galleries and organizations for auction. I have found success through Beaches Fine Arts Series in Jacksonville Beach, FL. Also, a few business tips are shared from offering "Buy Now, Pay Later" to using PayPal in your Studio.
June 09, 2021
Pruning the Creative Tree
There needs to be a time when you face the creative mirror to prune the unnecessary fluff that may have grown into your Work. Is it time to take away the underwhelming pieces to allow more space for better Work?
June 02, 2021
The Response to Naomi Osaka
There are messages of compassion and hope when it comes to dealing with mental health. We are encouraged to speak up and speak out about our own struggles in order to get help. However, is that the response we receive when we actually reach out for that help?
June 02, 2021
Poetry Discussion: Hello Father
Welcome to Episode 14. Father's Day is less than a month away. Today, I talk about the role of a father in his children's lives along with how society nurtures boys into young men. Share your experiences.
May 26, 2021
Creating a Fine Art Photography Brand
From a professional website to Entering Art Competitions, a Fine Art Photographer needs to have a vision for how success will be achieved. Welcome to Episode 13. Today, I discuss several steps you need to take in order to attract galleries and Art Collectors alike.
May 19, 2021
Tribute to Mom
Episode 12 shares a poem written to my Mom who passed away almost three years ago. We also talk about how God's plan fits into moments when we lose someone we dearly love. The poem featured in this episode is also available as a blog post: https://ericcjacksonstudio.wordpress.com/2021/05/09/tribute-to-mom/
May 09, 2021
Short Story: "Little Bird"
Have you ever been in Love? How would you describe that feeling? What happens if that Love is not felt in return? Welcome to Episode 11. Today, we will discuss the topic of Love and Free Will after reading a short story focused on two principles.
May 05, 2021
Poetry Discussion: I Have a Picture.
Welcome to Episode 10. Today, we are talking about pros and cons of staying in your Comfort Zone. While we all want to build a place of Safety & Comfort in our Lives, is it possible for this desire to hinder us from becoming more than we are? Feel free to share your thoughts.
April 29, 2021
Poetry Discussion: The Noun
Welcome to Episode 9. Today's brief discussion talks about the differences and similarities people have and about why it's important to maintain a healthy balance between the two. Feel free to share your thoughts.
April 28, 2021
Can I Really Become a Photographer?
Every Career presents its own Challenges to pursue. Photography is no different. However, if you are filled with curiosity (and a bit of excitement) about the prospects of becoming a Photographer, I have eight points to share in hopes of helping you make an informed decision.
April 26, 2021
Welcome to the Podcast
In this Episode, I introduce myself and talk a bit about the previous Bonus Episodes already added to the Channel.
April 26, 2021
A glimpse into meeting a Driver from JFK Airport. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://ericcjacksonstudio.wordpress.com/2021/04/02/asian-descent/
April 24, 2021
Response to Difference
A Message about how we treat each other. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://ericcjacksonstudio.wordpress.com/2021/03/31/response-to-difference/
April 24, 2021
Highlighting the importance of whose Voice we are Listening to. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://ericcjacksonstudio.wordpress.com/2021/02/26/stolen/
April 24, 2021
Boys Don’t Cry
A favorite poem is read from my third Collection of Poetry. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://ericcjacksonstudio.wordpress.com/2020/10/14/boys-dont-cry/
April 24, 2021
The Results of Script Coverages
In this Episode, I share thoughts written down about my experiences with Submitting two Screenplays to Stage32. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://ericcjacksonstudio.wordpress.com/2020/04/30/the-results-of-script-coverages/
April 24, 2021
A21 | ..Until Every One is Free
In this Episode, I share written thoughts about the non-profit organization, A21. My goal is to continue spreading awareness about the global injustice of Human Trafficking. This episode is also available as a blog post: https://ericcjacksonstudio.wordpress.com/2021/04/22/a21-until-every-one-is-free/
April 24, 2021