10 episodes

Practice: The term refers to the ways in which an artist goes about his or her work. Artistic practice goes beyond the physical activities of making artistic products and can include influences, ideas, materials as well as tools and skills. Listen to their failures and successes. Everything is practice.

Everything Is Practice Steve Juras & Joshua Longbrake

    • Visual Arts

Practice: The term refers to the ways in which an artist goes about his or her work. Artistic practice goes beyond the physical activities of making artistic products and can include influences, ideas, materials as well as tools and skills. Listen to their failures and successes. Everything is practice.

    Episode 10: Shop Rules Pt. 1

    Episode 10: Shop Rules Pt. 1

    Joshua talks through the rules of his workshop.



    One bench top space dedicated to writing/sketching.
    Maintain an altar.
    Everything in the shop is replaceable. Nothing is precious. Use tools and materials with that mentality.
    Clean bench spaces and sweep floor at the end of every day in the shop.
    Keep a book library.
    Keep a materials library.
    A chair/stool should be clean and available for visitors. Also, seltzer water.
    It is good to say "thank you" when entering and exiting the shop.


    Exercises can be seen on Instagram @_everythingispractice

    • 31 min
    Episode 9: Saint Bibiana

    Episode 9: Saint Bibiana

    Steve makes an icon.


    Exercises can be seen on Instagram @_everythingispractice

    • 20 min
    Episode 8: This is not me. This is not what I do.

    Episode 8: This is not me. This is not what I do.

    Portraits and dandelions.


    Exercises can be seen on Instagram @_everythingispractice

    • 29 min
    Episode 7: It's art if you call it art.

    Episode 7: It's art if you call it art.

    Exploring the work of John Baldessari and the freedom to name art.


    Exercises can be seen on instagram @everythingispractice

    • 28 min
    Episode 6: Passion

    Episode 6: Passion

    Steve walks through his timeline.


    Exercises can be seen on instagram @_everythingispractice

    • 24 min
    Episode 5: 1.8 Miles of Ink

    Episode 5: 1.8 Miles of Ink

    Exercise: start making marks on paper until pen runs out
    Materials: one (1) new Bic pen, one (1) sheet of 8.5x11in paper
    Duration: exercise must be done in one sitting
    Note: must use a new pen


    Exercises can be seen on instagram @_everythingispractice

    • 25 min

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