The Striving Artist

The Striving Artist

By Striving Artist
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The podcast for creative people working towards BIG goals. Listen in on candid conversations that dive deep into making art, making a living and making it all work as a modern-day artist. We’re your hosts, Stefan Kunz and Lauren Hom. We’re lettering artists, entrepreneurs, and most importantly friends, and we’re so excited you’re here. So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation!

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The podcast for creative people working towards BIG goals. Listen in on candid conversations that dive deep into making art, making a living and making it all work as a modern-day artist. We’re your hosts, Stefan Kunz and Lauren Hom. We’re lettering artists, entrepreneurs, and most importantly friends, and we’re so excited you’re here. So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation!

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Episode 10: The Peaks and Valleys of the Creative Cycle
Welcome to the Striving Artist, the podcast for creative people working towards big goals. Sometimes your creativity is running high and you get a lot of stuff done, and other times you don't even want to get out of bed. In this episode Lauren and Stefan will be talking about how they individually deal with motivation and the peaks and valleys of the creative cycle. So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation!
34:07
November 18, 2019
Episode 9: Things I Wish I Had Known Part 2 - Things I Wish I Had Done
Welcome to the Striving Artist, the podcast for creative people working towards big goals. In this episode Lauren and Stefan will be continuing the conversation from Episode 8 and give advice and insight into what they wish they had done differently early on in their career, when they didn't know any better. So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation! Sign up to Stefan Kunz's Lettering Workshop here: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/stefan-kunz-27186779565
36:30
November 11, 2019
Episode 8: Things I Wish I Had Known
Welcome to the Striving Artist, the podcast for creative people working towards big goals. In this episode Lauren and Stefan will be talking about what they wish they had known early on. Things we wish for in the beginning of our careers, like reaching a far off goal or becoming an overnight success doesn't mean, all our problems will go away once we achieve that. There will always be new hills to climb and insecurities to tackle. So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation!
35:56
November 4, 2019
Episode 7: Likes on Instagram & How They Affect Us
Welcome to the Striving Artist, the podcast for creative people working towards big goals. In this episode Lauren and Stefan will be talking about Instagram and how likes affect our perception of our art. Should we pay attention to them, should we ignore them or is there something to learn from them? So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation!
29:35
October 28, 2019
Episode 6: Habits - How To Set Good Ones And Break Bad Ones
Welcome to the Striving Artist, the podcast for creative people working towards big goals. In the words of Lauren Hom: "If you decide to make art your career you still have to show up and do the work". In this episode Lauren and Stefan will be talking about setting good habits, keeping them and how to get rid of bad habits. So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation!
35:00
October 21, 2019
Episode 5: Copyright, Ownership, Being Inspired by Others vs. Stealing Work
Welcome to the Striving Artist, the podcast for creative people working towards big goals. In this episode Lauren and Stefan will be talking about copyright, keeping and protecting the ownership of your work and when the line between being inspired by other designer's work and stealing work is crossed. So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation!
37:18
October 14, 2019
Episode 4: Taking a Leap Into Freelancing & Estimating Pricing
Welcome to the Striving Artist, the podcast for creative people working towards big goals. In this episode Lauren and Stefan will be talking about what it was like for them to go freelance, the preparation it took and how they learned to estimate their prices for client work. So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation!
34:24
October 7, 2019
Episode 3: Pricing Your Work, Confidence in Your Skills & Trying Things Out Even If You Fail
Welcome to the Striving Artist, the podcast for creative people working towards big goals. In this episode Lauren and Stefan will be taking you through their journey of learning how to value and appropriately price their work, gain confidence in your skills and try things out, even if you fail. So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation!
25:05
October 2, 2019
Episode 2: The Origin Story of Stefan Kunz
Welcome to the Striving Artist, the podcast for creative people working towards big goals. In this Episode, Lauren will be diving deep into her co-host's past. You will hear the origin story of Stefan Kunz, how he came to be who he is today and what makes him tick. So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation!
30:31
September 27, 2019
Episode 1: The Origin Story of Lauren Hom
Welcome to the Striving Artist, the podcast for creative people working towards big goals. In this Episode, Stefan will be diving deep into his co-host's past. You will hear the origin story of Lauren Hom, how she came to be who she is today and what makes her tick. So pull up a seat in our virtual studio and join the creative conversation!
37:58
September 19, 2019
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