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Flying by the Seat of my Paints

Flying by the Seat of my Paints

By Jim Middleton

The weekly art entrepreneur podcast where multimedia artist Jim Middleton and guests discuss how we starving artists can turn our passion to paycheque. New episodes every Wednesday
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Creating Access - opening doors through Art w/ guest Ysabelle Vautour

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Creating Access - opening doors through Art w/ guest Ysabelle Vautour
Creating Access - opening doors through Art w/ guest Ysabelle Vautour
Ysabelle Vautour is a New Brunswick artist who has created a new showcase for her group, the NB Disability Art Collective on display now at the Playhouse through May 2022. Skip to 6:04 if you’d to get to our discussion immediately.
55:08
January 12, 2022
Art & NFT’s with Ryan Annett
Art & NFT’s with Ryan Annett
The expansion of the art world legitimately into the digital space is incredibly exciting. The potential is huge. Ryan helped me set up my 1st NFT’s. Maybe we can inspire you. Skip to main discussion at 8:24
01:09:10
August 12, 2021
Elevating the Artist and their Artwork
Elevating the Artist and their Artwork
So you have the basics down as an artist…How do we move to the next level? In this great conversation I speak to Katrina Slade about how we elevate our work and ourselves as artists. Skip to 9:45 to listen to just our conversation
01:10:28
July 19, 2021
Gatekeepers of the Art World - Part 2 with Ryan & Kennedy at Midas well
Gatekeepers of the Art World - Part 2 with Ryan & Kennedy at Midas well
Discussing Mural gate and creativity with Midas well. *please note there is an echo when I speak on the pod, but nice and clear in my guests side*
39:26
March 19, 2021
Gatekeepers and the old Guard part 1 of 2 - w guest Laura Forrester
Gatekeepers and the old Guard part 1 of 2 - w guest Laura Forrester
Today we discuss the business side of art, gate keepers and Fredericton’s Mural-gate with Laura Forrester. Part one of two
30:33
March 16, 2021
Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021. W/ guest Alison Veino
Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021. W/ guest Alison Veino
Passionate abstract artist Alison Veino joins me today as we recap our 2020’s and we look forward to 2021!
01:18:44
December 29, 2020
Perfectionism and Procrastination - Twin Sisters of depression
Perfectionism and Procrastination - Twin Sisters of depression
Today we talk about facing Perfectionism, Procrastination and Depression as an Artist. We also share 5 questions to ask yourself to arm yourself and to cope with our own negativity and self doubt. Skip to 8:15 for the main discussion and you can find my blog at www.jimmiddleton.art.com
24:45
October 23, 2020
Accepting Compliments and Critiques
Accepting Compliments and Critiques
Sometimes as artists, accepting a compliment can be just as hard or harder than accepting a critique. In today’s episode we explore both. Skip to main topic at 11:11
24:01
October 08, 2020
Defining and Achieving your Art Goals w/ Guest Penny Heather
Defining and Achieving your Art Goals w/ Guest Penny Heather
I’m joined today by the very talented Penny Heather who you can find on Facebook as “Penny Heather Artworks” on Instagram as @penaynayjane and on her website www.pennyheatherart.com. Penny is a great artrepreneur that I think it’s important for any artist wanted to turn passion to paycheque would want to check out
36:06
September 22, 2020
Finding your Art Parents
Finding your Art Parents
In this episode we explore how to find out who your art parents are and how you can learn from them! If you want to skip the “what’s flying this week” section and get to the main part of the episode, jump to 14:50. If you want to see the video of this episode visit my YouTube channel “Jim Middleton Art”
32:07
September 18, 2020
Can I borrow a cup of inspiration?
Can I borrow a cup of inspiration?
On today’s episode of the podcast I explore methods of inspiration. Some obvious and some you may not have considered. How do we fuel our creative fires?
26:20
September 09, 2020
Feeding your Creativity and finding your Voice
Feeding your Creativity and finding your Voice
Today on the podcast we are very excited to be joined by Alison Veino of “Alison Veino Art Studio”. We dive into what drives our creativity and the journey’s we’ve taken to find our voice. This was a fun one!
48:06
September 01, 2020
How do I make a living from my art?!
How do I make a living from my art?!
Skip to 13:15 to hear the Main topic of the day. We open on what’s flying in Jim’s world this week for art and how bullet journaling is getting me back in track. For our main topic today we are looking at the 3 essential keys of how you can make a living off your artwork
37:04
August 27, 2020
How do I price my work?
How do I price my work?
We open with a discussion on “What’s flying this week” with Jim. Skip to 18:42 to jump right into the topic of the day where we tackle the challenging subject of how to price your work. I dive into how I see others price, how I price and give suggestions on how to price your own.
42:58
August 21, 2020
What should I sell and where do I sell it?!
What should I sell and where do I sell it?!
We dive deep into the issue of what kind of art you should sell for you and how to decide. We then jump into how to find out where you should sell your work
35:48
August 12, 2020
How the heck do I even get started?!?
How the heck do I even get started?!?
On our 1st episode of the Flying by the seat of our paints podcast I’ll be talking about the 3 essential things you need to to do, to move from an hobby artist to a professional artist. SKIP past my back story by jumping to the 8:30 mark! Send us questions at @flyingbytheseatofmypaints on Instagram or by email to flyingbytheseatofmypaints@gmail.com
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August 05, 2020
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August 03, 2020