High On Paint Fumes

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

17 episodes of High On Paint Fumes since the first episode, which aired on April 5th, 2018.

  • Episode 17: Generate Your Own Creative Breakthrough!

    March 17th, 2019  |  15 mins 32 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, inspiration, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, writer, writers, writing

    Are you in need of a creative breakthrough? Do you feel stuck in the same old habits? Maybe you want to take your work to the next level but haven’t figured out what that next level is. I’ve got a strategy for how you can generate your own creative breakthrough.

  • Dealing With a NO: Getting Stronger from Rejection

    March 10th, 2019  |  17 mins 51 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, inspiration, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, writer, writers, writing

    Let's be real, rejection hurts! I recently got rejected and share the steps I went through to work through it.

  • 15: The Gap Between Your Vision & Your Ability

    June 26th, 2018  |  10 mins 58 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, david bayles, inspiration, ira glass, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, ted orland, todd henry, vision, writer, writers, writing

    Do you ever experience disappointment because what you've made and what you WANT to be making aren't the same? Today's episode offers encouragement for coping with that gap.

  • 14: How to Keep Your Promises to Yourself (Part 2)

    June 19th, 2018  |  15 mins 34 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, goal setting, inspiration, jeff haden, motivation, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, writer, writers, writing

    When was the last time you have a 'win' on your journey toward achieving your goals? In this episode, we explore the importance of frequent, small wins to keep our motivation and engagement high. The science of animal training, offers a helpful model!

  • 13: How to Keep Promises to Yourself (Part 1)

    June 12th, 2018  |  16 mins 6 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, gary john bishop, inspiration, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, self mastery, writer, writers, writing

    When was the last time you kept a promise to yourself? Most of us have a poor track record at honoring our own goals, but that can change.

  • 12: Tom Jones is My Hero (and Could Be Yours Too)

    June 5th, 2018  |  8 mins 35 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, inspiration, leonard cohen, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, tom jones, writer, writers, writing

    What's new pussycat? Tom Jones' creative career is a reminder of what is possible for us as creatives: longevity, persistence and a desire to serve an audience with our creative gifts for an entire lifetime.

  • 11: How Well Do You Know Your Feelings?

    May 29th, 2018  |  16 mins 31 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, inspiration, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, writer, writers, writing

    Emotions can be tricky things! I share a special tool - and how naming specific emotions has made a difference for me as a person and an artist.

  • 10: Imagine Yourself As the Character in a Compelling Story

    May 22nd, 2018  |  12 mins 51 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, inspiration, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, writer, writers, writing

    Today we’re taking a cue from novelists and looking at ourselves as characters in the midst of a compelling story. If you’re feeling at all discouraged or frustrated with yourself this week, this strategy could really help.

  • 9: Starting Dating the Future You

    May 15th, 2018  |  15 mins 41 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, inspiration, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, writer, writers, writing

    Why is it that we struggle to make decisions now that will benefit our future selves? There’s research in psychology that seeks to answer this question and they’ve come up with some answers that can help us as artists.

  • 8: You Don't Have to Be Fully Formed to Engage

    May 8th, 2018  |  9 mins 51 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, inspiration, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, social media, writer, writers, writing

    Do you feel conflicted about engaging in social media? Do you feel like you need to be more or have it all figured out before you engage? I have some encouraging advice for you.

  • 7: Your Weapon Against Discouragement: Metrics

    May 1st, 2018  |  14 mins 13 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, discouragement, inspiration, metrics, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, tracking, writer, writers, writing

    Have you found that the middle of a project is where you’re most likely to get discouraged or give up? There’s a strategy that can help us get through that frustrating middle - but it’s one we often forget when it comes to our creative work.

  • 6: Don't Do Your Best

    April 23rd, 2018  |  17 mins 30 secs
    art, artist, creative, creativity, inspiration, musician, painter, painters, painting, performance, sculpting, sculptor, writer, writers, writing

    How do you define your 'best'? I share why aspiring to 'do your best' may be undermining your efforts to make more art.

  • 5: What's Your Manifesto?

    April 16th, 2018  |  13 mins 22 secs
    anne lamott, art, artists, creative, gretchen rubin, inspiration, manifesto, musician, painter, painters, painting, sculpting, sculptor, writer, writers, writing

    Do you have a creative manifesto - a document that lists the important creative truths you want to keep top of mind? If you were to create one, what would you write?

  • 4: What's in a (Paint) Name?

    April 8th, 2018  |  17 mins 53 secs
    acrylic, artist, bruce macavoy, color, color index name, color mixing, color theory, color wheel, handprint, oil, paint, painter, painting, pigment, pigment trade name, watercolor

    Do you find mixing the colors you want to be frustrating, elusive and inconsistent? Do you get overwhelmed at art stores, trying to decide what paints to buy? Get ready to have your mind blown.

  • 3: Tell Your Real Story

    April 7th, 2018  |  9 mins 55 secs
    artist statements, bernadette jiwa, branding, comparison, competition, conformity, individuality, marketing, narrative, story, story driven, strategy

    Do you equate marketing with telling people what you think they want to hear? Do you feel pressured to conform to artist stereotypes or what's trending? Author & global marketing expert Bernadette Jiwa has a welcome wake-up call for us!

  • 2: SCRUM! A Strategy From Software Development

    April 5th, 2018  |  9 mins 13 secs
    productivity, project management, scrum, software developers, software development, sprint, structure, time management

    Struggling with far-off deadlines? Need to jumpstart your productivity between projects? Take a tip from the way software developers work. Seriously, it could help!