Your Creative Push
About This Show
Your Creative Push is the daily podcast that pushes YOU to pursue your creative passion, even though you have a busy, full-time life. Every day, Youngman Brown interviews artists, musicians, writers, photographers, graphic designers, and other inspirational creative individuals in an attempt to get them to inspire you to put aside your excuses and START DOING WORK. Each artist opens up to YOU, revealing the things that hold THEM back on a daily basis, and how they FIGHT THROUGH IT. They then give you one final push, in an attempt to motivate you to start doing work as soon as the episode is over. If you have a full-time job or full-time responsibilities and WISH that you had the COURAGE and MOTIVATION to FINALLY do that thing that has been on your mind, this podcast is for you!
Most Recent Episode
176: Give yourself permission to MAKE YOUR OWN DREAM HAPPEN! (w/ Will Terry)
1 day ago
Will Terry is a freelance illustrator and children’s book illustrator who shares his 23 years of experience on his YouTube channel and his blog, where he offers advice, tips and tricks on digital painting, selling work, reps, agents, business, Photoshop, and setting up multiple streams of income. He also co-owns SVS Learn with (YCP Alum) Jake Parker and Lee White. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/willterry In this episode, Will discusses: -A brief summary of his career until today. -How he turned down his first children’s book three times, and how doing it changed his perspective. -How he used to draw for his audience, and now he mainly draws for himself. -The relationship between author, publisher, editor, and illustrator. -Channeling P.D. Eastman’s Go Dog Go in his latest children’s book. -Dyslexia, ADD, and the difficulties many people have learning in a system that rewards auditory learners. -How SVS Learn came to be and what they try to accomplish with it. -The improvements that he saw in his own art once he started teaching. -The story behind his book, Little. -The excitement and fear of doing something being a big clue that you are on the right track and that you should do it. -The Internet allowing anyone to wear all of the hats and go direct to market and give yourself permission to live your own dream. -The importance of building an audience on Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr, or Twitter as you create your art or product so that you have someone to sell to when it is complete. Will's Final Push will inspire you to not be afraid of bringing your idea out of “vision mode.” Quotes: “I never really planned on making art a career because I bought into that idea that if you do anything creative you’ll starve.” “I used to draw for my audience, and then over time I came to realize that I have to please myself first.” “My work got so much better after I started teaching. It’s one of the things I try to encourage every artist to do – to find a way to help people learn art.” “If you’re excitedly scared to do something,
Rated 4 out of
Do creative types need daily inspiration?
My first thought was- maybe not. I am a painter, my husband is a writer. We both have full time jobs, and was interested to see what's new with this new podcast. Curiously enough, the good mix of guests so far has made me wonder... do we need daily inspiration? I still think not, but this is a podcast I would like to catch up with every once in a while to see what the guests have to share.
Date published: 2016-01-22