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Your Creative Push is the daily podcast that pushes YOU to pursue your creative passion. 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!

Your Creative Push is the daily podcast that pushes YOU to pursue your creative passion. 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!
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Your Creative Push is the daily podcast that pushes YOU to pursue your creative passion. 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!

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Episodes

293: EAT YOUR CREATIVE VEGETABLES (w/ Danny Gregory)

6/18/2018
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Danny Gregory is an artist, author, teacher and co-founder of Sketchbook Skool. He taught himself to draw in his mid-thirties after a tragic accident changed his life, bringing with it a new peace and perspective. One that informs his creative habit everyday. Danny has written nearly a dozen internationally best-selling books on art and creativity including Art Before Breakfast, Everyday Matters, The Creative License, Shut Your Monkey, An Illustrated Life and many more. Before starting...

Duration:00:47:58

Have you developed a SINGLE SENTENCE yet? (Best of YCP: David Talley)

6/11/2018
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David Talley is an internationally recognized photographer, director, and producer operating out of Portland, OR. His works exhibit the darkest moment before an explosion of light, a story broken, but changed for the better, and the ability to transform the present problem in to a prospering future. David is the founder and creative director of the world's largest photographic collaboration event, Concept Collaboration. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/davidtalleyreplay In...

Duration:01:06:15

292: Mystical or mindless, it's all part of the practice (w/ Carson Ellis)

6/4/2018
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Carson Ellis is the author and illustrator of the bestselling picture books Home and Du Iz Tak? (a Caldecott Honor book and the recipient of an E.B. White Read Aloud Award). She has illustrated a number of books for kids including bestsellers The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart, The Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket, and The Wildwood Chronicles by Colin Meloy (who happens to be her husband). Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/carsonellis In this episode,...

Duration:00:49:11

291: Be UNPREDICTABLE and make yourself UNCOMFORTABLE (w/ Shayne Taylor)

5/29/2018
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Shayne Taylor is an illustrator, designer and maker originally from Detroit, but now making her home in Chicago, Illinois. She attended The College for Creative Studies in Detroit and worked a variety of jobs in illustration, design and restoration before becoming a full-time freelance illustrator and designer. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/shaynetaylor In this episode, Shayne discusses: -The game-changing realization that she could actually make a living from her...

Duration:00:47:50

290: The INPUT is just as important as the OUTPUT (w/ Jan Urschel)

5/21/2018
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Jan Urschel is a freelance concept designer and illustrator working in the entertainment industry, designing for feature films and video games. Clients include: Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros, Lucasfilm, Marvel, EA, Sony, Ubisoft, LucasArts, Cloud Imperium Games, Psyop etc. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/janurschel In this episode, Jan discusses: -His decision to go to school for Japanese studies and what that did for his art. -Living and working in Singapore as a...

Duration:00:47:02

289: Choose WONDER over WORRY (w/ Amber Rae)

5/14/2018
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Amber Rae is an author, artist, and speaker whose work invites you to live your truth, befriend your emotions, and express your gifts. Her writing blends raw, personal storytelling with actionable aha! moments and has reached more than 5 million people in 195 countries. Her public art has spread to more than 20 countries, and she's spoken to and collaborated with brands like Kate Spade, Apple, Amazon, and Unilever. Her book, Choose Wonder Over Worry: Move Beyond Fear and Doubt to Unlock...

Duration:00:54:32

288: Treat your ART like a PLAYGROUND (w/ Iris Compiet)

5/7/2018
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Iris Compiet is an artist and Illustrator living and working in the Netherlands. She worked as a graphic designer for 16 years before making the decision to become a full-time freelance artist and illustrator. She draws inspiration from European folklore, mythology, fairytales, ghost stories and anything from tombstones, Victorian photography to popular movies and music. She explores the depths of darkness to find the light. Iris used Kickstarter to successfully fund her book, Fairies of...

Duration:01:01:02

287: Why I failed the #Cramuary challenge (yes, the challenge I created)

4/30/2018
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In this episode, Youngman explains why he decided not to do the #Cramuary challenge. Yes, the very challenge that he created. Was it fear? Self-sabotage? Laziness? Burnout? Bitcoin, even? He's not sure, and he's been too ashamed to talk about it, but by the end of the episode he gets a much better understanding of why, even after two years of constantly thinking and talking about it, Resistance can still hit you with fists of fury. And that's nothing to be ashamed of. Full shownotes:...

Duration:00:28:35

286: You can't say everything. So JUST SAY SOMETHING! (w/ Tom Hart)

4/16/2018
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Tom Hart is a cartoonist and the Executive Director of The Sequential Artists Workshop, a school and arts organization in Gainesville, Florida. He is also the author of the New York Times #1 Bestseller, Rosalie Lightning, a book about the loss of his daughter. Rosalie Lightning has been translated into French, Italian, Portuguese and Chinese, and was featured on many best of 2016 lists, and nominated for two Eisner Awards. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/tomhart In this...

Duration:01:07:49

285: How you do ANYTHING is how you do EVERYTHING (w/ Amy Dresner)

4/9/2018
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Amy Dresner is a former professional stand-up comic, having appeared at The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, and The Improv. Since 2012, she has been a contributing editor of the online addiction and recovery magazine TheFix.com. She’s also written for the Good Men Project, The Frisky, Refinery 29, and has been a regular contributor to Addiction.com and PsychologyToday.com, where she has her own addiction blog entitled “Coming Clean.” My Fair Junkie is her debut book. Full shownotes:...

Duration:00:50:25

284: Self-Doubt, Mindfulness & Netflix (w/ Kan Muftic)

4/3/2018
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Kan Muftic is a London-based Animation Director and Concept Artist, who has worked on projects like Annihilation, Godzilla and Guardians of the Galaxy. He is also the animation director for the Netflix and Channel 4 show, Kiss Me First. Kan's first book, Figure Drawing for Concept Artists is a comprehensive guide for learning figure drawing techniques to aid every concept artist's skill set. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/kanmuftic In this episode, Kan discusses: -His...

Duration:01:01:09

283: Who are you to HIDE YOUR LIGHT? (w/ Cindy Hohman)

3/26/2018
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Cindy Hohman is the creator of The Art Marketing Project, which helps independent artists by teaching marketing and promotion skills so you can do what you love and make a living with your art. Her goal is to make art and creativity a viable, sustainable, and profitable career path. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/cindyhohman In this episode, Cindy discusses: -Her background working at the Art Students League of Denver and the Denver Art Museum. -How and why she started...

Duration:00:52:03

282: Put one foot in front of the other! (w/ Heidi Gustad)

3/19/2018
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Heidi Gustad is a knit & crochet designer, Midwesterner, & one-time Librarian who is obsessed with colorful knitting, crochet & yarn crafts. She is also the creator of Hands Occupied, which features dozens of free knitting & crochet patterns, over 250 step-by-step How-to posts, and 100+ inspiration posts to help you dream up your own DIYs. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/heidigustad In this episode, Heidi discusses: -How she got into knitting as a child as a way to...

Duration:01:03:27

281: Train yourself to enjoy the difficult work (w/ Alex Strohl)

3/12/2018
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Alex Strohl is a Madrid-born, French adventure photographer whose work is characterized by his extraordinary existence. Instead of creating contrived scenes, Strohl creates authentic moments and captures them as they unfold before him— continually blurring the lines between work and life. Strohl’s photography has been featured in prestigious publications such as Forbes, Vanity Fair, and Gentleman’s Journal and his client list includes dozens of household names. He is based in Whitefish,...

Duration:00:47:25

280: Taking calculated risks (w/ Dougie Hoppes)

3/5/2018
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Dougie Hoppes is a Dark Fantasy Artist living in Hillsborough, NC. During the daytime, he writes software for a neuroscience company, and at night and on weekends, he works on his art business and spends time with my family. He is also the creator of the ShadowMyths Cards, designed to inspire idea generation, and the upcoming Shadow Myth's book, Selik's Road. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/dougie In this episode, Dougie discusses: -How he got a later start in his art...

Duration:00:41:56

279: What's your "WHY?" (w/ Jennie Nash)

2/26/2018
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Jennie Nash is a book coach, a writer, and the founder of Author Accelerator, a strategic book coaching service that offers the sustained editorial support writers need to complete their projects and make a powerful impact on their target audience. For eight years, writers serious about reaching readers have trusted Jennie to coach their projects from inspiration to publication, landing top New York agents and book deals with houses such as Scribner, Simon & Schuster, and...

Duration:00:59:07

278: QUIT F*ING AROUND! (w/ Jeff Leisawitz)

2/19/2018
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Jeff Leisawitz is an award-winning musician/producer, a critically acclaimed author and internationally distributed filmmaker who has devoted his life to creativity. He burns with a mission -- to inspire writers, artists, musicians, filmmakers, entrepreneurs (and everyone else) to amp up their creativity, heal their hearts and shine in the world. Not F*ing Around: The No Bullsh*t Guide for Getting Your Creative Dreams Off the Ground is Jeff's first book. Full shownotes:...

Duration:00:46:16

277: Constraints, Limitations & Persistence (w/ Matt Madden)

2/12/2018
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Matt Madden is a cartoonist and teacher best known for his book 99 Ways to Tell a Story: Exercises in Style (Penguin), a comics adaptation of Raymond Queneau’s Exercises in Style. In addition to his personal work he has written two textbooks with his wife, Jessica Abel, Drawing Words & Writing Pictures and Mastering Comics, (First Second). Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/matmadden In this episode, Matt discusses: -How he got a later start with art and cartoons. -How he...

Duration:00:54:44

The GOALPOSTS keep moving (Best of YCP: Pascal Campion)

2/5/2018
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Pascal Campion is a prolific French-American artist, illustrator, concept designer, character designer and animator whose clients include: Dreamworks Animation, Paramount Pictures, Disney Feature, Disney Toons, Cartoon Network, Hulu, and PBS. Passionately inspired by his wife and kids, he is best known to his tens of thousands of fans and followers for “Sketch of the Day”, a ritual of drawing a new image first thing in the morning from his home studio in the San Francisco Bay...

Duration:00:39:18

276: Become UNSTANDARDIZED! (w/ Amber Kane)

1/29/2018
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Amber Kane is an educator, textile designer, entrepreneur, and stellar day dreamer. She received her Art Education degree from Messiah College, and earned her masters in Creativity Studies from Union Institute and University. She taught high school Art for 8 years in the public school system, while running her textile design business on the side. While teaching she learned that our schools are teaching creativity and dreams right out of our students, while developing an obsession for...

Duration:00:52:56