Created with Sketch.
An Artist's Journey Podcast
33 minutes | Oct 11, 2018
Why is Art So Expensive? (#31)
Is art pricing out of line with what collectors are looking for? Do artists need to drop prices to sell art? Or are there other factors that are leading to less sales of art? I take a closer look at pricing art, society and how we value art today.
26 minutes | Sep 29, 2018
Your Art and the Time Bandits (#30)
Does lack of time get in the way of your art? What is the cause of this? How to spot the time bandits that steal your creative time? We also look at ways to get more time for art. Do you know how much time it takes to make art? You may be surprised by the answer.
74 minutes | Aug 20, 2018
Meet Joe Joubert Artist's Paint Maker (#29)
South African artist Joe Joubert is making the finest quality artist's paints in the Old Master tradition. Find out how Joe started this quest for affordable artist quality paint. His inspirational story against the odds to unravel the paint maker's secrets. Joe Joubert lifts the lid on the artist paint industry and finds much that can be improved to benefit artists.
21 minutes | Aug 11, 2018
Are You Afraid of Giving Away Your Art Secrets? (#28)
Some creatives still fear teaching and sharing their knowledge to competitors. Their art may be copied, photographed and this could undermine their business. In time past this was an issue, but is it still relevant today? Has the sharing of knowledge become expected and should we give freely?
32 minutes | Jul 31, 2018
How to Stop Fear from Killing Your Creativity (#27)
Ten tips to help you identify your work, get started and push on through to completion despite fear and anxiety. Why this is important for you and the challenges you will have to overcome. I cover many issues that we all face as creatives, but for each there is a way to get the work done. You owe it to yourself.
27 minutes | Jul 23, 2018
Why Artists Need to Take Control of Their Education (#26)
Are artists getting the education they need to make it as a business? It seems not. The opportunity for artists to educate themselves and take control of their careers has never been greater. Why is this more important now than ever before? I also chat about why you should start now.
26 minutes | Jul 7, 2018
Online Art Coaching and How to Find Your Unique Painting Style (#25)
How to diversify your art business through art coaching. I chat about my art coaching program and how this has helped artists and me grow. Plus we help solve an artist's dilemma. If you are stuck painting reproductions how do you break out of this cycle to produce your own unique work? Not as easy as you may think at first.
25 minutes | Apr 24, 2018
How Art Savings Club Brings Affordable Art Supplies to Artists (#24)
In this interview we meet Art Savings Club owner Andre Ruthven. Art Savings Club aims to bring the best art supplies to South African artists at reasonable prices. Their online approach to fast service and an ever growing line of art supplies enables them to reach this goal. Find out more about their approach and plans for the future.
26 minutes | Apr 9, 2018
How Pinterest Has Exploded My Artist's Blog Traffic (#23)
Episode 23 covers my main social media services. What works and what doesn't. Special focus is on Pinterest and how this service has exploded my artist website traffic. Tips on how to use Pinterest for your social media strategy.
20 minutes | Dec 1, 2017
How to Simplify the Holiday Season and Enjoy it More (#22)
Tired of the materialism of this time of year? Here is how to have a mindful holiday season filled with creativity, fun and more meaningful family time. You will also save a fortune and feel more calm. Plus I want to thank you for supporting this new podcast. Enjoy the season.
23 minutes | Nov 20, 2017
Growing Your Creative Business - Blogs, Social Media and Life Balance (#21)
What will grow your online business and what will hold you back? I take a look at my business this year and lessons that I have learned about my online art business. Blogs, social media and getting a balanced approach to life. What to focus on what to leave out. Plus keep an eye on your health too.
27 minutes | Nov 12, 2017
7 Beginner Mistakes Painters Make and How to Avoid Them (#20)
Over the years I have noticed seven fundamental mistakes beginner painters make. I have a few ways to avoid them that I teach in my art classes. Simple solutions that make a big difference. I also have a look at a master artist and teacher's solution to the challenge painters face. All part of making the most of your creative energy.
18 minutes | Nov 2, 2017
Why Your Creativity Has Meaning for Others #19
Nothing is constant except change. I take a look at why your art has impact for others. The importance of staying the course when you feel down about your work. Plus I talk about The Art Spirit and a reading from this book. Also my new book 52 Weeks of Creative Living is now published. Find out more on the show..
27 minutes | Oct 28, 2017
The Monkey's Paw Halloween Special (#18)
A classic spooky tale, The Monkey's Paw, by W.W. Jacobs is read in full in this special Halloween edition. First published in 1902 this story has a strong moral and a few creepy chills. Perfect for a dark and rainy night on Halloween.
16 minutes | Oct 18, 2017
Why You Should Start Your Creative Journey Today (#17)
What is standing in your way? Instead of blaming circumstances we need to look at ourselves, what resources we have now and make something happen. One step at a time. I take a look at common issues that hold us back and reveal how flimsy they really are. (http://www.malcolmdeweyfineart.com/blog.html)
49 minutes | Oct 17, 2017
Why this Art Store is Dominating the Fine Art Niche (#16)
What makes The Italian Artshop South Africa's top supplier of artist quality fine art materials? Skye Kennedy tells us about how the store began. what sets it apart and her biggest challenges. Find out what you can do to make your business stand apart from the the competition. Not to be missed. (more at www.malcolmdeweyfineart.com)
41 minutes | Oct 8, 2017
An Interview with South African Artist Magazine Editor Linda Hodnett (#15)
Meet Linda Hodnett, editor of South Africa's leading art enthusiast magazine. We will chat about how Linda started the SA Artist Magazine. The struggles and success of the magazine, her advice to artists and what it takes to succeed in the business of publishing. Plus we find out about Linda's favorite painting.
17 minutes | Sep 27, 2017
Artists Must Improve Their Business: Lessons from Lord Sugar (#14)
The autobiography of Lord Alan Sugar is filled with nuggets of business wisdom that I find relevant to artists and creatives too. In this episode I discuss a few of these lessons that you can apply to your business and see better results. These will also benefit your lifestyle too. Find more on my blog at http://bit.ly/artistsblog
11 minutes | Sep 18, 2017
Three Unfulfilled Artists and How to Avoid Becoming One of Them (#13)
What is holding many people back from their creative potential? I have noticed three typical categories of people who are blocked because of their self-belief. The mindset keeping them back. The solution is easier to put into action than they may believe. In this episode we take a look at how to recognize these issues and do something constructive about it. You can see more examples on my accompanying blog article at www.malcolmdeweyfineart.com/blog.html
45 minutes | Sep 12, 2017
An interview with Gavin Van Winsen of Winsen's Canvases (#12)
Winsen's Canvases is South Africa's leading artist's canvas manufacturer. Find out how they began trading in 1986. Plus their secret to business success, how Gavin Van Winsen became an artist's model for a day and much more. We also cover the art of canvas making, gilded frames and tips for looking after your canvas. Don' miss it!
Terms of Service
Do Not Sell My Personal Information
© Stitcher 2022