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Down To Art

Down To Art

By Kristy Gordon

Conversations about the creative process, painting techniques and the professional practice of art.
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Dina Brodsky on Sketchbooks and Instagram
Dina Brodsky on Sketchbooks and Instagram
In this episode I chat with Dina Brodsky  about the new Instagram algorithm as well as her sketchbooks. To learn more about Dina’s work visit Dinabrodsky.com and follow her on Instagram at @dinabrodsky. To learn more about her classes visit insightsforartists.com. For more information about my art and my art classes visit kristygordon.com.
52:16
September 11, 2022
An Open Conversation with Naruki Kukita
An Open Conversation with Naruki Kukita
In this episode I chat with Naruki Kukita about the LGBTQ Art Scene in NYC, diversity in art as well as artistic integrity. To learn more about Naruki's work visit narukikukita.com and follow him on Instagram @narukikukita. For more information about my art and my art classes visit kristygordon.com.
27:09
August 15, 2022
Better Reels on Instagram for Artists with Tun Myaing
Better Reels on Instagram for Artists with Tun Myaing
In this episode Tun Myaing and I plot and scheme about how we can make  better reels for Instagram and TikTok as artists.   Check out Tun's work at tunmyaing.com and @tunmyaing on Instagram.  To  find out more about the courses he offers visit  MyaingProjects.podia.com.   For more info about my art and online courses visit kristygordon.com. In this episode we refer to a particular reel by Silver Francis which you can check out here: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CfITIjYFu3T/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link
01:25:19
July 19, 2022
Hypnosis for Artists with Anya Mayoss-Hurd
Hypnosis for Artists with Anya Mayoss-Hurd
In this video I chat with Anya Mayoss-Hurd, a certified clinical hypnotherapist to talk about applications of hypnosis for artists such as overcoming artists block and procrastination. To find out more about her work visit anyamayosshurd.com or on Spotify on her Adventures in Healing Podcast. To find out  more about my art and classes visit kristygordon.com.
34:25
July 02, 2022
An Open Conversation with Teresa Oaxaca
An Open Conversation with Teresa Oaxaca
In this episode I chat with artist Teresa Oaxaca about Carl Jung, art  schools and finding our voice as artists. To see her work visit  teresaoaxaca.com and follow her on Instagram @teresaoaxaca and  @houseofoaxaca. For more information about my art and my art classes  visit kristygordon.com.
43:01
June 14, 2022
Taking a Break from Social Media with Shannon Craig Morphew
Taking a Break from Social Media with Shannon Craig Morphew
In this episode I chat with Shannon Craig Morphew about taking a break  from social media. To learn more about Shannon's art visit  shannoncraigmorphew.com and follow her on Instagram  @shannoncraigmorphew.    For more information about my art and art classes visit  kristygordon.com.
51:30
May 24, 2022
Managing Our Energy with Kate Horowitz
Managing Our Energy with Kate Horowitz
Kate Horowitz and I chat about strategies for managing our energy as  creatives. You can find her at katehorowitz.net, on Twitter  @delight_monger, and on Instagram @kate_swriting.  For a full transcript of this episode, click here. For more information about my art and my art classes visit  kristygordon.com.
55:43
May 08, 2022
NFTs for Traditional Artists with Rafael Hoekstra
NFTs for Traditional Artists with Rafael Hoekstra
In this episode I chat with Rafael Hoekstra from Artist Catalyst  about some of the best ways for traditional artists to make and sell their first NFTs. To learn more about Rafael’s NFT Bootcamp and his other programs visit artistcatalyst.com and follow him on Instagram @artistcatalyst. For more information about my art and my art classes visit kristygordon.com.
51:51
April 24, 2022
Neuroplasticity for Creatives with Dana Smith
Neuroplasticity for Creatives with Dana Smith
In this episode I chat with Dana Smith about how to calm negative  thought patterns and rewire the brain to maximize our potential as  creatives. To find out more about her work visit DanaSmithWellness.com  and follow her on Instagram @dana_smith_wellness.   For more information about my art and my art classes visit  kristygordon.com.
30:07
April 09, 2022
Art Writing with Lily Koto Olive
Art Writing with Lily Koto Olive
In this episode I chat with artist Lily Koto Olive about art writing. To see her work visit www.lilykoto.com and follow her on Instagram @lilykoto. For more information about my art and my art classes visit kristygordoncourses.com.
34:08
March 27, 2022
Buket Savci on Art Fairs and Art Residencies
Buket Savci on Art Fairs and Art Residencies
In this episode I chat with artist Buket Savci about art fairs and art residencies. To see her work visit buketsavci.com and follow her on Instagram @buketsavci For more information about my art and my art classes visit kristygordon.com.
39:57
March 12, 2022
Teresa Oaxaca on Finding Inspiration
Teresa Oaxaca on Finding Inspiration
In this episode I chat with artist Teresa Oaxaca about how she feeds her inspiration and integrates it into paintings done from her imagination. To see her work visit teresaoaxaca.com and follow her on Instagram @teresaoaxaca and @houseofoaxaca. For more information about my art and my art classes visit kristygordon.com.
01:15:44
February 27, 2022
John Dalton on Art Podcasts
John Dalton on Art Podcasts
John Dalton and I discuss how to create great art podcasts!  Check out  his amazing podcast, Gently Does It, as well as his art and writing at  https://www.johndalton.me and @johndaltonart on Instagram.
51:26
February 13, 2022
Mural Festivals with Sydney Black
Mural Festivals with Sydney Black
Sydney Black and I discuss the Nelson International Mural Festival and tips she has for artists who want to get into painting murals. To find out more about the Nelson International Mural Festival visit www.ndac.ca/nelson-international-mural-festival To register for my Art Mentoring Program visit kristygordoncourses.com
34:42
January 30, 2022
Art and Teaching with Scott Maier
Art and Teaching with Scott Maier
In this episode I chat with Scott Maier about how to find your identity as an art teacher and balance being a practicing artist with being an art teacher. Scott leads live drawing lessons weekly on his popular livestream, “Drawing Together, with Artists Network,” on the ArtistsNetwork YouTube channel and is the author of the book “See, Think, Draw.” Check out his website at www.scottmaierart.com and follow Scott on Instagram at @scott.l.maier. For more information about my art classes and Art Mentoring Program visit kristygordon.com.
01:04:37
January 16, 2022
Creating Your Own Art Community with Nadya Goest
Creating Your Own Art Community with Nadya Goest
In this episode Nadya Goest and I chat about the creative ways she's developed a strong art community. You can follow her at @Nadya_Goest and @Greenpoint_Art_Circle on Instagram and listen to her podcast Expression Quest anywhere you listen to podcasts!
38:17
January 10, 2022
The Creative Process with Kate Horowitz
The Creative Process with Kate Horowitz
Kate Horowitz and I chat about the creative process and strategies for balancing inspiration with productivity. You can find her at katehorowitz.net, on Twitter @delight_monger, and on Instagram @kate_swriting. For more information about my art and my art classes visit kristygordon.com.
41:18
December 06, 2021