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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

316: STRETCH your creative imagination! (w/ Felix Semper)

12/10/2018
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Felix Semper is a Cuban American painter and sculptor. He gained popularity with his sculpture of the late rapper The Notorious B.I.G. which he crafted from thousands of layers of glued paper. Semper's work has been collected by global corporations and celebrities such as Business Insider, Marriott International, Champs Sports, A$AP Rocky, Wendy Williams, Elvis Duran, Ryan Seacrest, and Kelly Ripa from Live with Kelly and Ryan, as well as numerous private collectors and institutions. Full...

Duration:00:45:47

315: Follow your gut before your head stops you! (w/ Aimée Hoover)

12/3/2018
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Aimée Rolin Hoover is a contemporary animal painter who is originally from Philadelphia, PA but currently lives/works in southern California. Whether her subject is a canine, cow or a black rhino, her hope is that her work offers the viewer—in some small way—what animals have the power to do in person: to inspire us to be exactly where we are in the present moment. A space in which we don’t necessarily have to think or understand, but instead feel and connect. Her paintings hang in...

Duration:00:53:11

314: The MAGIC FORMULA for your creativity (w/ Adam Wilber)

11/26/2018
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Adam Wilber is a world-class magician, author, inventor, and keynote speaker who believes that creativity isn't a finite personality feature -- it's a skill that EVERYONE can master with the right mindset. As a keynote speaker and creative thinking workshop leader, Adam engages, challenges, and inspires audiences with the promise that everyone can learn how to be creative and his five books define the magic formula of creativity and are the must-have manuals for anyone that wants to improve...

Duration:00:56:13

313: Expanding your IMMENSE CREATIVE UNIVERSE (w/ Jordan Hill)

11/19/2018
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Jordan Hill is an illustrator and storyteller with a focus on characters and connections. She is the creator of The World of Immensum, which was born around seven years ago when an idea for a book series took on a mind of its own. Every short story, novel or illustration she creates take place in the same universe, with their placement in that universe depending on the planet, location on that planet, the time period it takes place in, or even the particular sub-timeline/alternate universe...

Duration:00:48:09

312: Planning, postmortem and avoiding paralysis (w/ Marco Bucci)

11/12/2018
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Marco Bucci began to study classical drawing at age 19, which led him to kindle a love for painting and illustration. He hasn't looked back since. His experience includes books, film, animation, and advertising. His clients include: Walt Disney Publishing Worldwide, LEGO, LucasArts, Mattel Toys, Fisher-Price, Hasbro, Nelvana, GURU Studio, C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures, Yowza! Animation Inc., Pipeline Studios, and more. Marco is also a passionate teacher, and currently teaches "The Art Of Color...

Duration:01:00:18

311: How to MAKE FRIENDS with yourself, your art and other adults (w/ Frannerd)

11/5/2018
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Fran Meneses aka Frannerd is a self-taught Chilean freelance illustrator who recently moved from Hastings, United Kingdom to New York City. She takes a deep interest in her followers and patrons and her work often reflects the things that they want to see. She also has a popular YouTube channel in which she talks about pencils, paper, illustration and her daily life. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/frannerd In this episode, Frannerd discusses: -Her recent move from the...

Duration:01:08:41

310: Take a deep breath and GO FOR IT! (w/ Joshua LaRock)

10/29/2018
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Joshua LaRock is internationally recognized as a preeminent figurative artist. His exquisite paintings are an ode to the past filtered through a contemporary life. LaRock’s portraits and figurative pieces alike are memorable for both their emotive quality and for evoking an eerily present feeling. Inspired by Bouguereau and other masters of the past, Joshua imbues a shade of the timeless, drawing the viewer deeper into his personal interpretation of how the world ought to be. Among Joshua’s...

Duration:00:41:26

309: Put on your mask and BECOME A ROCKSTAR (w/ Limbo)

10/22/2018
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Limbo is a musician from the Bay/Los Angeles area of California who is interested in creating sounds for your ears, minds and hearts. While she wears a cat mask to take her identity out of the equation, she opens her heart with her diary-like lyrics and beats. Her new album is called Lonely But Never Alone and is available here. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/limbo In this episode, Limbo discusses: -How she taught herself to play guitar and use Ableton via YouTube...

Duration:00:42:15

308: Getting through the UGLY STAGES of your art (w/ Fieldey)

10/15/2018
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Fieldey is a professional artist with over 16 years experience in art and design. She specialises in street art murals, portraits, painted surfboards and skateboards, and commercial illustration, all created with a style that combines realistic painting with a cheeky retro old-school tattoo flavour. She is well known internationally for her instantly recognizable iconic style and her popular YouTube channel, Fieldey TV, which features some of the best art tutorials on the web. Fieldey...

Duration:00:58:06

307: The Easy/Difficult/Important FIRST STEP (w/ Sophie Gamand)

10/8/2018
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Sophie Gamand is a French award-winning photographer and animal advocate living and working in New York. Since 2010, she has been focusing on dogs and our relationship with them. Sophie travels around the U.S. photographing shelter dogs for free, to help bring awareness to their fate, and help them get adopted. Her most known series are Wet Dog and Flower Power, Pit Bulls of the Revolution. She has won several prestigious photography awards for her work (including a Sony World Photography...

Duration:01:12:36

306: Softly conquer the world! (w/ Cat Rabbit)

10/1/2018
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Cat Rabbit is a Melbourne-based textile artist and designer. She makes plush sculptural works of my imagined characters and the worlds they might live in. She also makes books for children and other fantastical artworks with her collaborator Isobel Knowles under the name Soft Stories. She have worked and collaborated with clients such as NGV, Soludos, Lunch Lady Magazine, Frankie Magazine, Odd Pears and Bakedown Cakery, and has work in permanent collections at Loreto Mandeville Junior...

Duration:00:57:30

305: It all starts with WORDS (w/ Miss Led)

9/24/2018
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Miss Led aka Joanna Henly is an artist, illustrator and art director based in East London. As an artist Jo works from portrait commissions to large scale complex works, this work is often in public spaces or a live performance as part of an event – or she is the event, also creating portraits of guests of responding to a gallery or theme. In addition she creates personal work which is exhibited globally, as well as selling prints online. Jo is also the author of two new books, Portrait...

Duration:01:01:17

Rest in Peace Nathan Carson

9/19/2018
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We lost a dear member of the Your Creative Push family. Nathan Carson aka Streetarthustle passed away a few weeks ago. In this update, Youngman pays tribute to the artist that made him rethink what it means be open and honest, yet still wonder why not open up? Rest in peace, Nate. You were an incredibly talented artist and a wonderfully kind person. Links mentioned: YCP Episode 54: When the path disappears, PIVOT PIVOT PIVOT (w/ Nathan Carson) YCP Episode 100: The Universe wants you...

Duration:00:13:38

304: Be a STEWARD of your FOCUS (w/ Matthew Miller)

9/17/2018
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Matthew Miller is an artist in Tallahassee, FL who likes to paint natural beauty and human activity from life. Creating live paintings at sports events, music venues, and more, he paints with an energy that can be seen in the final product. Matthew started painting seriously three years ago because it makes him feel at peace and confident. "I started self-medicating with art therapy," he says, "and ended up getting addicted." Matthew is currently finishing a PhD in Philosophy at Florida...

Duration:01:02:00

303: It’s never too late to COLOR OUTSIDE THE LINES (w/ Polly Guo)

9/10/2018
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Polly Guo is a storyboard artist, currently working for Dreamworks. She has previously been a storyboard artist for Adventure Time, and she has produced varied personal works such as Gawain's Girlfriend and the Green Knight and Houdini & Holmes. Polly lives in Los Angeles with her boyfriend, her rat Brown, and her dog Aggie. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/pollyguo In this episode, Polly discusses: -Her creative upbringing, from drawing Pokemon in middle school to...

Duration:00:45:06

302: Trust your initial creative energy (w/ Mike Lowery)

9/3/2018
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Mike Lowery is an artist and illustrator living Atlanta, Georgia. His work has been seen on everything from greeting cards to children’s books to gallery walls all over the world. His illustration clients include Hallmark, Random House, Nick Jr. Magazine, Viking, American Greetings, and Disney, just to name a few. He is also the co-founder of Paper Ghost, a gallery and studio space in Atlanta, and he is a Professor of Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design Atlanta. Full...

Duration:00:48:16

301: Cut 90% to get to the 10% that matters (w/ Sara Fabel)

8/25/2018
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Sara Fabel is a Finnish model, illustrator, tattoo artist and actress currently residing in Los Angeles, California. Sara lived her early and late teenage years in Helsinki, Finland. She worked as a primary school teacher (grades 1-9) until moving to Australia and pursuing a career as an illustrator and later transferring in to tattooing. Her tattoo work is well know for it's bold lifework and fine lines. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/sarafabel In this episode, Sara...

Duration:00:51:37

300: Create in a way that makes you smile! (w/ Christina Moyer)

8/20/2018
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Christina Moyer is an elementary art teacher from Pennsylvania. Her personal work includes oil painting, watercolor and paper art. She is also Youngman Brown's sister and the illustrator of their collaborative children's book, The Adventures of Tidy, Messy & VeryMessy, a project that has been in the works for a decade. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/christinamoyer In this episode, Christina discusses: -How she became interested in art. -Starting out as an Art Therapy...

Duration:00:50:57

299: All education is self-education (w/ Alexander Soukas)

8/6/2018
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Alexander Soukas is a contemporary realist painter from Denver, Colorado. His serious training in the fine arts began upon attending the Walnut Hill School for the arts, one of five high schools in the country dedicated to rigorous training in music, ballet, theatre, writing, and visual arts. Unsatisfied with his studies, and desiring to pursue a career as an artist, he began homeschooling as a way of earning his diploma while undertaking an apprenticeship with realist figure painter Jason...

Duration:00:41:33

298: LOOSEN UP and your art will too (w/ Koosje Koene)

7/23/2018
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Koosje Koene is an artist, teacher and co-founder of Sketchbook Skool. She has studied graphic design and worked as an award-winning photographer but it was her passion for drawing and painting that became her lifelong mission. Her enthusiasm as an illustrator inspired her to share her learnings online and became the basis for Sketchbook Skool today. Koosje lives in Amsterdam. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/koosje In this episode, Koosje discusses: -How she was encouraged...

Duration:00:55:09