30 episodes

Two nerdy ceramic artists share the behind-the-scenes of their worlds of clay.

The Mud Peddlers: Ceramic Art Behind the Scenes Lindsey M Dillon and Donte Earth Nation

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Two nerdy ceramic artists share the behind-the-scenes of their worlds of clay.

    28. Productivity: "Get some ****ing sleep!"

    28. Productivity: "Get some ****ing sleep!"

    Lindsey and Donte discuss productivity. From weather to emotional downswings, they share what impacts their ability to be as effective as they want to be, and how they navigate it.
    (Just a note, this episode was recorded in early June, so references to "last month" refer to May.)
     
    About Your Hosts
    Lindsey M Dillon is an award-winning professional ceramic artist who makes nerdy mugs, cafe dishware, and creature sculptures. She has been working in clay since 2007, and doing so professionally since 2014. Her supernatural powers haven't manifested yet, but it's ok, she'll wait.
    Donte of Earth Nation Ceramics is a professional ceramic artist and Youtuber with over 50k artists in his community, all helping each other grow through their ceramic art journey one step at a time. He also has a massive addiction to boba milk tea and anime.
    Find Lindsey:
    Website (http://www.lindseymdillon.com/)
    Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lindseymdillon/)
    Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lindseymdillon)
    Etsy (https://www.etsy.com/shop/lindseymdillon/)
     
    Find Donte:
    Website and online store (https://www.earthnationceramics.com/)
    Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/earthnationceramics)
    Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/earth_nation_ceramics/)
    Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/EarthNationCeramics/)
    Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/Earthnationceramics)

    • 27 min
    27. Making Your Own Glazes: "Don't feel intimidated..."

    27. Making Your Own Glazes: "Don't feel intimidated..."

    Lindsey and Donte share how they started making their own glazes and some tips to help you get started making your own too. Why make your own glazes? What tools do you need to get started? How much water do you add? What do all those chemicals do? Am I even ready to start making glazes? What is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow? This episode helps you with, well, *most* of those questions.
     
    About Your Hosts
    Lindsey M Dillon is an award-winning professional ceramic artist who makes nerdy mugs, cafe dishware, and creature sculptures. She has been working in clay since 2007, and doing so professionally since 2014. Her supernatural powers haven't manifested yet, but it's ok, she'll wait.
    Donte of Earth Nation Ceramics is a professional ceramic artist and Youtuber with over 50k artists in his community, all helping each other grow through their ceramic art journey one step at a time. He also has a massive addiction to boba milk tea and anime.
    Find Lindsey:
    Website (http://www.lindseymdillon.com/)
    Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lindseymdillon/)
    Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lindseymdillon)
    Etsy (https://www.etsy.com/shop/lindseymdillon/)
     
    Find Donte:
    Website and online store (https://www.earthnationceramics.com/)
    Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/earthnationceramics)
    Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/earth_nation_ceramics/)
    Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/EarthNationCeramics/)
    Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/Earthnationceramics)

    • 42 min
    27. Mid-Year Review: "I had a timeline set up..."

    27. Mid-Year Review: "I had a timeline set up..."

    Lindsey and Donte talk about the year so far: how far along they are in meeting the goals they set in January, and what they're aiming for between now and the end of 2021.
     
    About Your Hosts
    Lindsey M Dillon is an award-winning professional ceramic artist who makes nerdy mugs, cafe dishware, and creature sculptures. She has been working in clay since 2007, and doing so professionally since 2014. Her supernatural powers haven't manifested yet, but it's ok, she'll wait.
    Donte of Earth Nation Ceramics is a professional ceramic artist and Youtuber with over 50k artists in his community, all helping each other grow through their ceramic art journey one step at a time. He also has a massive addiction to boba milk tea and anime.
    Find Lindsey:
    Website (http://www.lindseymdillon.com/)
    Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lindseymdillon/)
    Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lindseymdillon)
    Etsy (https://www.etsy.com/shop/lindseymdillon/)
     
    Find Donte:
    Website and online store (https://www.earthnationceramics.com/)
    Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/earthnationceramics)
    Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/earth_nation_ceramics/)
    Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/EarthNationCeramics/)
    Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/Earthnationceramics)

    • 32 min
    26. Gatekeeping: "I will eat those people..."

    26. Gatekeeping: "I will eat those people..."

    Lindsey and Donte discuss gatekeeping. They define it, discuss it, and muse over how it shows up in the ceramic art world and in their own lives. And no, they don't mean the kind of gatekeeping related to the escape of Ulfric Stormcloak from Skyrim's capitol...
     
    About Your Hosts
    Lindsey M Dillon is an award-winning professional ceramic artist who makes nerdy mugs, cafe dishware, and creature sculptures. She has been working in clay since 2007, and doing so professionally since 2014. Her supernatural powers haven't manifested yet, but it's ok, she'll wait.
    Donte of Earth Nation Ceramics is a professional ceramic artist and Youtuber with over 50k artists in his community, all helping each other grow through their ceramic art journey one step at a time. He also has a massive addiction to boba milk tea and anime.
    Find Lindsey:
    Website (http://www.lindseymdillon.com/)
    Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lindseymdillon/)
    Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lindseymdillon)
    Etsy (https://www.etsy.com/shop/lindseymdillon/)
     
    Find Donte:
    Website and online store (https://www.earthnationceramics.com/)
    Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/earthnationceramics)
    Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/earth_nation_ceramics/)
    Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/EarthNationCeramics/)
    Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/Earthnationceramics)

    • 34 min
    25. Slow Drying: It's too darn hot...

    25. Slow Drying: It's too darn hot...

    Lindsey and Donte talk about to slow down -- or speed up -- the drying process. There's talk of trash bags and water-dunking, fans and space heaters, and how to (try) to save a piece when cracks appear.
    About Your Hosts
    Lindsey M Dillon is an award-winning professional ceramic artist who makes nerdy mugs, cafe dishware, and creature sculptures. She has been working in clay since 2007, and doing so professionally since 2014. Her supernatural powers haven't manifested yet, but it's ok, she'll wait.
    Donte of Earth Nation Ceramics is a professional ceramic artist and Youtuber with over 50k artists in his community, all helping each other grow through their ceramic art journey one step at a time. He also has a massive addiction to boba milk tea and anime.
    Find Lindsey:
    Website (http://www.lindseymdillon.com/)
    Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lindseymdillon/)
    Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/lindseymdillon)
    Etsy (https://www.etsy.com/shop/lindseymdillon/)
     
    Find Donte:
    Website and online store (https://www.earthnationceramics.com/)
    Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/earthnationceramics)
    Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/earth_nation_ceramics/)
    Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/EarthNationCeramics/)
    Patreon ( https://www.patreon.com/Earthnationceramics)

    • 34 min
    24. Chat w/ Ave Rivera (@averiverastudio)

    24. Chat w/ Ave Rivera (@averiverastudio)

    Lindsey and Donte chat with fellow geek and business-savvy ceramic artist Ave Rivera. There's talk of income streams, finding your people, expanding into Youtube and Patreon, learning business skills, convention goals, and also do you have a moment to discuss the great and powerful Bullet Journal?
    Website (https://www.averivera.com/#/) www.averivera.com
    Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/averiverastudio/) @averiverastudio
    Youtube (https://www.youtube.com/c/AveRivera/featured) Ave Rivera
     
    Ave's Podcast Recommendations:
    The Business of Making (https://www.thebusinessofmaking.com/)
    Create and Thrive (https://www.createandthrive.com/category/podcasts)
    Being Boss (https://beingboss.club/podcast)
     
    Other Recommendations:
    Printful (https://www.printful.com/) - Shirt and Printing
    Sticker App (https://stickerapp.com/) - Sticker Printing
    Cat Print (https://www.catprint.com/) - Prints
     
    Find Lindsey:
    Website: http://www.lindseymdillon.com/ (http://www.lindseymdillon.com/)
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindseymdillon/ (https://www.instagram.com/lindseymdillon/)
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lindseymdillon (https://www.facebook.com/lindseymdillon)
    Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/lindseymdillon/ (https://www.etsy.com/shop/lindseymdillon/)
     
    Find Donte:
    Website and online store: https://www.earthnationceramics.com/ (https://www.earthnationceramics.com/)
    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/earthnationceramics (https://www.youtube.com/earthnationceramics)
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/earth_nation_ceramics/ (https://www.instagram.com/earth_nation_ceramics/)
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EarthNationCeramics/ (https://www.facebook.com/EarthNationCeramics/)
    Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Earthnationceramics (https://www.patreon.com/Earthnationceramics)

    • 41 min

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