99 episodes

Every week Shane, Sonia and a guest talk about the realities of running an art business, navigating different art scenes and living life as artists.

Drawing From Experience Sonia Leticia and Shane Izykowski

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 43 Ratings

Every week Shane, Sonia and a guest talk about the realities of running an art business, navigating different art scenes and living life as artists.

    Episode 121: The Impostor Monster with Rick Kitagawa

    Episode 121: The Impostor Monster with Rick Kitagawa

    This episode tackles the ever-popular topic of Impostor Syndrome, and Rick Kitagawa's unique approach to dealing with it. Rick is an artist, an author and a leadership coach for creatives, as well as larger corporations. He has a business for leaders and creatives called "Kaiju Coaching," which launches a new course called "Wrangling Your Impostor Monster" in September. Listen in to find out how you can enroll and get an exclusive DFE discount.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 120: Incantations with David Van Gough- Part 2

    Episode 120: Incantations with David Van Gough- Part 2

    Join us for the second part of our interview with David Van Gough, master Necro-Surrealist painter. This episode chronicles David Van Gough's journey into creating "Infernal: The Denouement," the third and final series to complete an overarching story that has spanned over the better part of a decade.

    • 45 min
    Episode 119: Incantations with David Van Gough- Part 1

    Episode 119: Incantations with David Van Gough- Part 1

    This episode chronicles David Van Gough's journey into creating "Infernal: The Denouement," the third and final series to complete an overarching story that has spanned over the better part of a decade. Part one of a two part interview covers some very personal and insightful reflections on working in a series, reference points and the philosophy of art making.

    • 53 min
    Episode 118: Tricking Myself with J.L. King

    Episode 118: Tricking Myself with J.L. King

    This episode is a fantastic interview with the amazing realist/surrealist oil painter J.L. King. Shane gets a chance to hear about why she chooses what she chooses in her art, and to talk about her upcoming featured art show at Luna Rienne Gallery in SF.

    • 49 min
    Episode 117: Future Forward Fashion with Haley Lynn of Five and Diamond

    Episode 117: Future Forward Fashion with Haley Lynn of Five and Diamond

    This episode is with Haley Lynn of Five and Diamond, a fashion brand based in San Francisco, showcasing unique, dark and alternative fashion. This episode outlines the details of the HEADGEAR IX :: the Art Show, where Shane will be unveiling three brand new, exclusive paintings from a collaboration with the brand. The Headgear IX show is opening in person and online June 18th from 5-8 p.m.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 116: Direct to the Source with Courtney Bridges

    Episode 116: Direct to the Source with Courtney Bridges

    This episode wraps up the 2021 Pro Team Takeover Series with Trekell, with an interview with the President of the company, Courtney Bridges! Shane and Courtney have a deep conversation about the history of the company and the value of going direct to the source of creativity. They also talk about the future of Trekell and how they've been sustaining during Covid-19. Courtney also gives valuable advice if you have aspirations of becoming a Trekell Pro Team Artist.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
43 Ratings

43 Ratings

Perkcasso ,

An entertaining look into creative minds

Shane is a skillful interviewer. His questions are interesting and relevant to his subjects but are not often dry like much of the standard interview fare that’s out there. He does not frequently interrupt as they speak or talk over them but rather, adds to the conversation, which is what a good interview show should do. He allows the person to be the star of the show, not making every reply or comment about something he did or how something affects him. The creative minds he speaks with are usually engaging and candid about their work and quite often charming characters that are easy to listen to. There is great “back and forth” between him and the guest. A great show for those truly interested in artists of all sorts; always engaging.

TangerineSketches ,

Makes a self taught artist feel less alone

This podcast feels like my own personal art therapy, so many of my creative anxieties are eased hearing more experience artists speak about the very same worries. So much good advice and great interviews, I highly recommend to any artist of any level of experience!

Krissy Whiski ,

Great podcast!

Some of the interviews are awesome. The DFE community is worth joining and I really dig hearing the different perspectives of the different artists Shane interviews.

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