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Burst and Bloom
29 minutes | a year ago
Episode 11 with Mary Haasdyk - illustrator extraordinare
Mary Haasdyk shares with us her journey as a full-time illustrator. She has a dedication to her craft and a really unique method. Her work can be seen all around Calgary and on book covers! She tells us about her challenge to keep business going and how she has to change gears to network more and open up to more and more connections in order to keep the work coming. To connect: https://www.jakejoyartist.com/podcast/interview-with-mary-haasdyk-illustration-artist From her website: Mary Haasdyk works from this cluttered desk in Calgary, creating illustrations for editorial, publishing and public art projects near and far. She brings a fresh perspective with her emotive and playful illustrations, and enjoys the challenge of finding unexpected visual solutions. Her work has been recognized by Spectrum Fantastic Arts, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators West and Applied Arts. She has worked with corporate clients, film producers, schools, community associations, non-profits and various magazines and publishers. If you have a project in mind, a question to ask or just want to say hi, she’d love to hear from you!
18 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 9 with Sean Baptist the Hair Stylist!
I shared an intimate moment with you, by bringing you on to the Salon Chair with me. I had a great discussion with Sean about fears, creativity, grey hair and just 'letting it happen' as he says. #talking #discuss fears #artists #creative #hairstylist
12 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 10 - visit to the launch party at the Glenbow museum
What inspires you? Do you get off your computer and your phone and go to see live shows? Music, slam poetry, visual art?.. In this episode I take you with me to the launch party at the Glenbow Museum. I talk to a few guests and get their take on the work. I actually talked to more guests then my microphone properly recorded! Darn! Hate when that happens. It was a wonderful evening. We were entertained by the Torchettes - a band that I think is going to take the world by storm. On this podcast we were listening to DOUG WAITE! I'm your host JAKEJOY - check out the Burst and Bloom Podcast page!
34 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode7 Mandy Patchin and tour of her mobile Glassblowing Studio
Mandy Patchin runs the only Canadian Mobile Glassblowing studio. GLASS HOUSE Xperience. You can find her and her crew at all kinds of events and many schools, sharing the art of glassblowing. It is a technical practice that requires not only patience, but a lot of materials and specialized equipment. Mandy tells about her start up business and how she keeps it going - 4 years strong so far! Plus I discuss a little bit about my own dragons and how they have kept me from my studio. I think this will require a full on discussion about Slaying the Dragon. Tune in, subscribe and review please! Thank you!
23 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 8 Interview with Doug Williamson - painter inspired by Rembrandt
Doug finished a new body of portraiture work. He is a humble guy with a great passion and talent for painting. I caught him at his opening and had a conversation with him in front of his work. He provides us with lots of details on his techniques, philosophy and his approach at SLAYING the dragon of RESISTANCE. Doug's artist statement: With each passing year, I find myself traveling further into the past; giving myself over to the classical traditions and pathos of bygone eras. Seeming to always be struck in a different century, I have found wonderful refuge in kitsch - the enlightenment to see and be seen. Devoted to painting, I have taught myself various approaches of old and new masters to formulate my mark. I mostly work with still life compositions, but recently I'm being drawn towards the figurative. Please like, share and review! Thanks so much!
31 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 6 - interview with Karen Klassen - an illustrator, painter, fashion artist and surface Pattern Designer.
Karen Klassen is a goal-setting creative who has found ways to slay her dragons of resistance. She invested in a personal coach and also in marketing classes. This is after finishing her bachelor of Design in Illustration at Alberta College of Art and Design. She is super down to earth and has her roots in her home city of Calgary. She doesn't plan on moving away anytime soon. Karen's biography of work is extensive and her style is very unique. She works hard to be a professional painter and I hope you will find our talk inspiring. Check out her website: KarenKlassen.com
31 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 5 with Eddie Nyikes - an artist, rocker and gallery owner
Eddie is old school, but he is a little new school too. He finished his fine arts degree and he also worked over 10 years doing seismic. His work is very serene, but his home decor is not. Eddie is full of contrast and I think that is what makes this interview interesting. Check it out. Also the New Edward Gallery. Send me messages to firstname.lastname@example.org. Would love to know what you think of the podcast so far.
43 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 4 - interview with Veronica Funk, painter and relationship builder
I had a wonderful conversation with Veronica Funk, professional artist living in Airdrie, Alberta Canada! In this conversation she shares so many tips and tricks to slaying the dragon of resistance. She shares with us where she gets her inspiration from and how to involve others in your work. You can see all of her work and get in touch with veronica at: https://www.veronicafunk.com/.
23 minutes | 2 years ago
Episode 3 with Amy Dryer
A glimpse at the artist life of Amy Dryer! Growing up as an artist, making here way through art college and creating a successful career before 40. It wasn't easy, and as she says, it is still a career path she has to commit to every day. Listen to our conversation about how she manages to SLAY THE DRAGON of resistance. You can find her on instagram and her website: fragments of soul.
7 minutes | 2 years ago
I dropped into the Blackboard Gallery and Studio in Cspace - King Edward School (Calgary, AB) to chat with Shona Rae - fine art jeweler extraordinaire. She agreed to have a little conversation with me about how she slays the dragon of resistance. JOY JOY JOY we talked a lot about joy, visioning and trust. Check it out!
8 minutes | 2 years ago
Burst and Bloom trailer
How do creatives tackle fear and resistance? Personally, I have struggled a lot with that and it is time I chat with some others about what that is all about. Fear is a bitch and it can stop you in your tracks. This is all about bursting through that and blooming into your best self. Again and again. This is my first episode. Will you join me in my exploration of beating fears?
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