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The podcast at the intersection of art, travel, business, philosophy, and life in general. Artist Rebecca Crowell shares experiences and thoughts from three decades of painting, teaching and traveling, as well as her conversations with other artists. She is joined by her co-host, producer, and son, Ross Ticknor, who brings an entrepreneurial Millennial perspective. The conversations are broad and eclectic, focused on ideas, information and anecdotes that other artists may find helpful in their work and careers.

The podcast at the intersection of art, travel, business, philosophy, and life in general. Artist Rebecca Crowell shares experiences and thoughts from three decades of painting, teaching and traveling, as well as her conversations with other artists. She is joined by her co-host, producer, and son, Ross Ticknor, who brings an entrepreneurial Millennial perspective. The conversations are broad and eclectic, focused on ideas, information and anecdotes that other artists may find helpful in their work and careers.
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The podcast at the intersection of art, travel, business, philosophy, and life in general. Artist Rebecca Crowell shares experiences and thoughts from three decades of painting, teaching and traveling, as well as her conversations with other artists. She is joined by her co-host, producer, and son, Ross Ticknor, who brings an entrepreneurial Millennial perspective. The conversations are broad and eclectic, focused on ideas, information and anecdotes that other artists may find helpful in their work and careers.

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English


Episodes

Episode 42: Abstracting From Place Part 1

10/13/2018
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Rebecca returns from Spain and sits down with Ross to discuss the process of absorbing new places and experiences which can later be incorporated into artwork. www.rebeccacrowell www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:29:43

Episode 41: Workshops Abroad

9/29/2018
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Janice Mason Steeves joins Rebecca Crowell once again to discuss their workshop in Spain and the advantages of teaching, learning, and creating abroad. Janice also shares plans for her upcoming Workshops in Wild Places. Guest Website: http://janicemasonsteeves.com Flores del Camino: www.floresdelcamino.com www.rebeccacrowell.com www.squeegeepress.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast Special Guest: Janice Mason Steeves.

Duration:00:18:18

Episode 40: Creating on the Camino

9/22/2018
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Rebecca Crowell and Janice Mason Steeves discuss their adventures in Spain, the local art scene and spiritual culture, and the workshop they will be teaching. Guest Website: http://janicemasonsteeves.com Visit Castrillo de los Polvazares: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/18642410?location=Flores%20del%20Camino%2C%20Retreats%20%7C%20Pilgrimage%20to%20Santiago%2C%20Calle%20Real%2C%20Castrillo%20de%20los%20Polvazares%2C%20Spain&s=lQUCL84x www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com...

Duration:00:23:23

Episode 39: The Creative Pull

9/15/2018
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Rebecca and Ross discuss what draws people toward particular forms of expression and how to choose your own path. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:25:29

Episode 38: Creating in Series

9/6/2018
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Rebecca and Ross talk about important ways that working in series can enhance the creative process. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.squeegeepress.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:21:04

Episode 37: Self Assurance

9/1/2018
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Rebecca and Ross talk about building self assurance and confidence, especially for artists just starting out, or when creative blocks occur. . Previous episode mentioned: https://messystudio.fireside.fm/24 Books Mentioned: Free Play: Improvisation in Life and Art-- by Stephen Nachmanovitch Trust the Process: An Artist's Guide to Letting Go-- by Shaun McNiff The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Creativity--by Julia Cameron www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com...

Duration:00:38:23

Episode 36: Self Critique

8/25/2018
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What do you envision for your best work and what should your focus be in order to improve your work? Rebecca and Ross discuss looking at your work with a critical eye while treating yourself like a friend and enjoying the process. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.squeegeepress.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast Book mentioned, Trust the Process by Shaun McNiff

Duration:00:32:35

Episode 35: Creative Personalities

8/18/2018
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Another listener suggestion! What personality traits do artists tend to have in common? Rebecca and Ross discuss some typical characteristics of creative people. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.squeegeepress.com www.facebook.com@messystudiopodcast Articles referenced: The Creative Personality by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi/ Psychology Today https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/articles/199607/the-creative-personality 18 Things Creative People Do Differently by Carolyn Gregoire/ Huffington Post...

Duration:00:24:22

Episode 34: The Car Show

8/11/2018
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Rebecca has recently purchased a new car, and her Facebook post on the subject generated over 100 comments--suggestions, questions and testimonials. Who knew artists were so passionate about their cars? On today's episode, Rebecca and Ross give practical advice on choosing and buying both new and used cars. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:48:26

Episode 33: Crafting An Online Persona

8/4/2018
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Rebecca and Ross discuss the positives and negatives of living in the digital social media age, and the importance of curating your online presence. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:26:40

Episode 32: The Fortress Of Solitude

7/28/2018
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Rebecca and Ross discuss the importance of alone time and the role it plays in the creative process. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:29:48

Episode 31: The Artist Residency Experience

7/21/2018
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Rebecca and Ross discuss her experiences at various artist residencies, their importance to her work, and tips for people thinking about attending a residency. Website mentioned: http://www.resartis.org/en/ www.rebeccacrowell.com www.squeegeepress.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:31:19

Episode 30: Parenting As An Artist

7/14/2018
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Rebecca and Ross discuss the challenges of balancing parenting with an art career, both from the perspective of the artist and the child. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:26:19

Episode 29: Ginny Herzog's Architectural Abstractions: Success as an Independent Artist

7/7/2018
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Rebecca Crowell interviews Minnesota artist Ginny Herzog, an independent, self supporting artist for over 35 years known for her unique architectural abstractions. She discusses her journey into the art world and how she conducts business as an artist, with a focus on high end art fairs. https://herzogart.com/home.html www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.squeegeepress.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:35:39

Episode 28: Competition

6/30/2018
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Rebecca and Ross follow up their conversation on collaboration with a discussion on competition. They describe the positive and negative aspects of competition and how artists should judge their own success against others. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:56:10

Episode 27: Collaboration

6/23/2018
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Rebecca and Ross give advice and discuss their experiences in collaborating with others both in art and in business. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:36:38

Episode 26: How (Not) To Avoid Talking About Your Work

6/16/2018
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Rebecca shares some of the avoidance strategies she has observed in artists who don't want to talk about their work, and how to overcome these bad habits when talking about your work, or talking with another artist about their work. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:20:52

Episode 25: The Lisa Show...

6/9/2018
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Rebecca Crowell talks with her good friend Lisa Pressman about painting, teaching, and what you learn from years of making art. The interview takes place at the 12th International Encaustic Conference in Provincetown, Massachusetts. http://www.lisapressman.net/ www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast Special Guest: Lisa Pressman.

Duration:00:31:38

Episode 24: Cleaning Up Your Mindset and Attitude

6/2/2018
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Rebecca and Ross talk about maintaining a healthy attitude and mindset. Stay positive! www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:37:07

Episode 23: Finding Personal Path

5/26/2018
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Rebecca and Ross talk about finding your personal path in the art world and life. www.rebeccacrowell.com www.coldwaxbook.com www.facebook.com/messystudiopodcast

Duration:00:50:18