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Artist | Professional | Traditional Art
United States
Current Residence: Palo Alto, CA
Favourite style of art: contemporary realism
My Podcast by turningshadow

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Episode 5 just went up on iTunes!

Description of what's currently available:

Episode 1: Painting with Presence

An introduction to the show. Main topic: Being in the present moment while painting.

Episode 2: Keep It To Yourself

Main topic: Over-sharing your creative plans. Q&A segment: Varnishing your oil painting; Knife painting; Favorite brands of oil paint and tools; Favorite paint medium; Maroger medium.

Episode 3: Intent and Still Life

Intent Part 1: My approach and advice for painting still life with intentional vision, purpose, and focus. A breakdown of tools for creating focus.

Episode 4: Intent and Going Pro

Intent Part 2: My thoughts on what it takes to become professional artist.

Episode 5: Transition to a Career in Painting

I answer a listener question about how I transitioned to a second career in painting. The summary of my transition with some thoughts and tips.

  • Mood: Zest
  • Listening to: this american life, the shining
  • Watching: agents of shield
  • Eating: pb
  • Drinking: coffee


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turningshadow Feb 22, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Awesome thanks!

kuraiken Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it's been years since I've seen a modern traditional artist this inspiring. You've got that old school oil painting feel with a modern twist and it's freaking awesome!
turningshadow Feb 22, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks!! :)
danyboz Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You have a stunning gallery with an incredible sense of light and colors !

Congrats :clap:
turningshadow Feb 22, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks dany!

TomboBombo Feb 14, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Wonderful still lifes!
turningshadow Feb 22, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
thank you!
yusefth Feb 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Beautiful gallery!
turningshadow Feb 22, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
I really like how you draw!!!!!
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