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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

337: Ignorance is bliss when you're learning something new (w/ Nick Ulivieri)

6/27/2019
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Nick Ulivieri is a photographer who likes his verticals parallel, his skies wild, his colors bold, and hanging above Chicago. Shooting structures & architecture is his profession. He is a commercial photographer based in Chicago who specializes in shooting architecture, real estate, food & hospitality. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/337 In this episode, Nick discusses: -How a trip to Italy sparked his interest in photography. -His family friend asking him to take...

Duration:00:51:12

In Defense of Sabbaticals (Best of YCP: Karan Bajaj)

6/19/2019
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Karan Bajaj is a #1 bestselling Indian novelist with more than 200,000 copies of his novels in print, both optioned into major films. Karan's first worldwide novel, The Yoga of Max's Discontent was inspired by Karan's one year sabbatical traveling from Europe to India by road and learning yoga and meditation in the Himalayas. Karan has also worked in senior executive roles at companies like Procter & Gamble and the Boston Consulting Group and was named among Ad Age's "Top 40 Under 40...

Duration:00:34:09

Where has Youngman been? (and the future of YCP)

6/17/2019
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Just a quick update as to why there hasn't been a new episode in the past month and plans for the future of the podcast!

Duration:00:03:56

336: The creative act of working on YOURSELF (w/ Alatar)

5/15/2019
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Alatar is a genderfluid digital artist who creates character-driven adult illustrations. Their work includes both fanart and original content, and attempts to explore a wide range of body types, ethnicities, gender identities and sexualities (with perhaps slightly more attention paid to abs). They are also the host of the podcast Blue Magic, where they interview other creatives in the erotic field. In this episode, Alatar discusses: -What their Miracle Morning has looked like...

Duration:01:06:39

335: How to become ADDICTED to your art (w/ Nick Runge)

5/8/2019
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Nick Runge grew up in Colorado. Coming from a creative family of professional artists, he was always interested in drawing and imagining ideas visually. After working as an illustrator full time from 2004-2015 he shifted focus to more personal work using oils and watercolor. As a portrait/figurative painter, Nick works from life as well as photography, describing his art as something close to “abstracted realism”, with an objective of expressing as much of the realistic human element of...

Duration:00:55:43

334: NAME YOUR MONSTER (w/ Jeff Wright)

5/1/2019
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Jeff Wright is a storyteller and a podcaster. He specializes in “edu-tainments”: storytelling with depth and message AND presentations enriched through entertaining story. His podcasts, Odyssey: The Podcast and Trojan War: The Podcast are now available everywhere. Jeff's live show, "A Whack on the Side of the Head: A Concussion Story" tells the autobiographical story of his personal journey through concussion and invisible injury. The one-hour show comes complete with Jeff’s amusing...

Duration:01:40:00

333: TELL YOUR STORY

4/22/2019
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If there is one thing that Youngman has learned in the three years of creating this podcast, it is the fact that the best creative output comes when you share your own story. Often times, it takes time and effort to figure out what that story is. In today's episode we are going to explore the fact that your story doesn't have to reach a completion for you to start sharing it. You simply have to share what’s inside of you. The closer you can get to that message, the better it will be… not...

Duration:00:32:31

332: GUARD YOUR ATTENTION (w/ Daniel Robinson)

4/15/2019
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Daniel Robinson is a television writer for ABC’s hit drama How to Get Away With Murder. He’s self publishing his first novel, First They Ignore You, a deeply personal work of fiction that explores the decade it took for him to establish his career in Hollywood and the lifetime it continues to take for him to battle with his personal demons who mostly manifest as an intense desire to drown anxiety and self-loathing in a sea of fast food. Full shownotes:...

Duration:00:57:52

331: Planners and Pantsers and Plantsers, oh my! (w/ Suzanne Clay)

4/8/2019
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Suzanne is an asexual woman with a great love for writing erotic romance and enjoys spending her time confusing people with that fact. She believes there is a need for heightened diversity in erotic fiction and strives to write enough stories so that everyone can see themselves mirrored in a protagonist. Her new book, Playing Around, is available April 15! Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/suzanneclay In this episode, Suzanne discusses: -Writing erotic romance as a way for her...

Duration:00:54:43

330: Turn your list UPSIDE DOWN (w/ John Wentz)

4/1/2019
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John Wentz is a contemporary painter whose work is an exploration of process and technique. Working within the classical idiom of the human figure, his goal is to reduce and simplify the image to it’s core fundamentals: composition, color, and mark making. John was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has had 3 solo exhibitions in San Francisco and numerous group exhibitions both nationally and internationally. His works have appeared in many publications and have won multiple...

Duration:00:58:54

What you create is a part of people's lives (Best of YCP: Ron Pope)

3/25/2019
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In the ever-evolving landscape of today's music industry, Nashville-based independent artist Ron Pope has plotted his own course. Uncompromising and relentless, Pope has evolved into one of the top grossing independent acts in the business while garnering a legion of devoted fans the world over. Taking the industry-road-less-traveled and holding fiercely to his independence has proven fruitful for Pope; to date, he has sold out shows on three continents and in more than 20 countries, sold...

Duration:00:39:59

329: Speak up, Stand out, Stay CREATIVE (w/ Johnny Anomaly)

3/18/2019
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Johnny Anomaly is a spoken word poet, author and public speaker who has been entertaining audiences with the emotionally charged storytelling of his life for the past six years. He is also the creator and host of The Creative Coping Podcast, where he and his guests discuss the trauma that has acted as a catalyst for their creativity. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/329 In this episode, Johnny discusses: -How he turned to writing and spoken word poetry after the loss of his...

Duration:01:06:51

328: Flagging DISTRACTIONS and focusing on GRATITUDE (w/ Andrew Tischler)

3/11/2019
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Andrew Tischler is an artist from New Zealand who has been a professional artist for the last fifteen years. He was born in the United States and moved to Australia when he was 10 years old, where he studied his craft for more than twenty years. He also has a popular YouTube channel in which he shares his knowledge of painting with people around the world. In 2019, he and his wife Rachel will be opening their gallary, Tischler & Co Studio Gallery. In this episode, Andrew...

Duration:01:18:11

327: Hustle + Hustle + Hustle = Opportunity (w/ Vanessa Vakharia)

3/4/2019
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Vanessa Vakharia is the Founder and CEO of The Math Guru, a boutique math and science tutoring studio in Toronto with a unique approach that works - like actually! She is also the co-founder of Goodnight, Sunrise, an indie-rock-and-roll-superfun-party band based in Toronto, Canada. Vanessa is also the author of Math Hacks, which is designed for kids (and their parents) struggling with math anxiety and looking for a new approach to homework, studying, tests and marks. Full shownotes:...

Duration:01:10:23

326: Clean out your DIRTY SOCKS (w/ Teresa Coulter)

2/25/2019
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Canadian emerging Artist, Teresa Coulter lives in Calgary Alberta Canada. She is known for her Abstract Expressionism. Her portrait series called “ Sock Drawer Stories” forged a new pathway to address the social stigmas associated with Mental Health in the workplace. What started as a small artistic venture to heal herself, as well as Paramedic colleagues, has since grown into a narrative on a national stage. Teresa has been awarded several awards such as: The ATB financial Healing Through...

Duration:01:03:50

325: What to do when things get interrupted (w/ Alisa Kennedy Jones)

2/18/2019
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Alisa Kennedy Jones is an American memoirist, blogger, novelist, and awkward public speaker. A regular contributor to NPR, her wildly popular blog Gotham Girl has amassed nearly 50K avid followers worldwide. She also writes for television and theater and lives with the absurdly titled "ecstatic epilepsy" which she's less than ecstatic about. In her new book, Gotham Girl Interrupted: My Misadventures in Motherhood, Love and Epilepsy, she shares a collection of comedic essays about life with...

Duration:00:56:08

324: Defining yourself as a MAKER (w/ Sada Crawford)

2/11/2019
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Sada Crawford is an artist and athlete who has always struggled with the question, "Am I an artistic athlete or an athletic artist?" as she strove for balance between passions. She moved from Pasadena to Teton Valley six years ago, healing from a divorce and personal issues as she buried herself in renovating a small horse farm in the wilderness completely alone, though she had wolves, bear, moose, elk, foxes, and huge barn owls in a standoff for dominance of the property. Sada now...

Duration:01:05:33

323: Make a mark to adjust a mark (w/ Jason Polins)

2/4/2019
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Jason Polins graduated from Boston University’s Visual Arts Program then attended Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy. After graduating, he returned to Boston area to pursue direct studies with notable painters such as Nelson Shanks, Thomas Dunlay and Gary Hoffmann. All of whom Jason remain closely connected to as mentors and friends. Moved by the beauty of nature and our modern world. His genre of expertise include portraiture, figure, still life and landscape/cityscape. Jason works...

Duration:01:03:16

322: Challenge your flaws HEAD ON! (w/ Ahmed Aldoori)

1/28/2019
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Ahmed Aldoori is a digital painter and illustrator who has worked on a range of projects from movies, theme parks and video games. He also has a popular YouTube channel where he shares tutorials, sketchbook tours, critiques and original artwork videos to his 200,000+ subscribers. Ahmed also has a bustling community on his Patreon page, where he not only shares his art, but also assignments for his patrons. In this episode, Ahmed discusses: -How he went to school for Computer Science...

Duration:00:54:32

321: The DOMINO EFFECT of starting your passion (w/ Lily Hevesh)

1/21/2019
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Lily Hevesh is a professional Domino Artist who produces weekly videos on her YouTube channel, Hevesh5, while also doing professional projects for companies, ad agencies, brands, schools, and others seeking Domino Art. She currently has over 600 million total YouTube views and 2 million subscribers, making her the #1 most subscribed Domino Artist on the web. Her videos have been featured on NBC, FOX News, Nickelodeon, CNN, CBS, MSN, the front page of Reddit, the front page of YouTube, and...

Duration:00:45:55