62 Truth vs. Beauty?

November 29, 2018

Do you create art to show the big ugly truths of human existence or to glorify the beautiful?  On today's episode we discuss whether truth is more or less important than beauty in art pulling from the thoughts of art philosophers John Ruskin and Oscar Wilde as well as Aesop, Perrault and the Grimm Brothers.

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary painter, art teacher, author and public speaker. Find out more at http://studioalchemy.art/ Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

00:0000:00

61 Interview with Muralist Jules Muck

November 5, 2018

Today's episode features an interview with muralist and graffiti artist Jules Muck.  We discuss her work and the recent controversial bunnies mural in Indianapolis.  Find out more about Muck's work at:  www.julesmuck.com

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary painter, art teacher, author and public speaker. Find out more at http://studioalchemy.art/ Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

 

 

00:0000:00

60 The Art of Self Expression

October 24, 2018

Today's episode features Addie sharing late night thoughts on art as a means of self expression.  

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary painter, art teacher, author and public speaker. Find out more at http://studioalchemy.art/ Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

00:0000:00

59 The Starlight Journal Interview with Photographer Elise Rorick

September 25, 2018

Today's podcast features an interview with fine art photographer, Elise Rorick.  Find out more about her work at https://www.lusicovicreative.com/ 

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at http://studioalchemy.art/ Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

 
 
00:0000:00

58 The Art of the Dream Interview with Teresa Vazquez

August 1, 2018

Today's podcast features an interview with artist and dream expert, Teresa Vazquez.  Find out more about her work at https://www.teaviedreamaworld.com/  Together we will be teaching a course in fall of 2018 on dream analysis and dream art at Studio Alchemy!  Join us by registering at:  http://studioalchemy.art/classes/art-of-the-dream-class

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at http://studioalchemy.art/ Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

00:0000:00

57 What do you call yourself? A Rose By Any Other Name

July 3, 2018

Today's podcast episode "A Rose By Any Other Name" features chat about labels and names for art and artists.  How do we label ourselves as artists?  How do we label our pieces?  How important is a name?

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

 

00:0000:00

56 Interview with Visionary Painter Naomi Brodner

June 1, 2018

Today's podcast features an interview with visionary painter Naomi Brodner.  Brodner combines painting and collage using surrealist automatic methods to create scenes that are rich with symbolism.  Find out more at http://naomibrodner.com

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

 

00:0000:00

55 Interview with Intuitive Painter, Flora Bowley

May 10, 2018

Today's podcast features an interview with intuitive painter, author and teacher, Flora Bowley.  Bowley blends her background as a yoga instructor with her healing approach to teaching intuitive painting.  I highly recommend her books, "Brave Intutive Painting" and "Creative Revolution."  Find out more about Flora Bowley at: https://florabowley.com/

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

 
 
00:0000:00

54 Interview with Gardening Artist Kelly Johnson

March 12, 2018

Today's podcast features an interview with gardener, author, teacher and artist Kelly Johnson.  Johnson uses art making to teach about the wonders of nature in her workshops and online classes.  Find out more at https://www.wingswormsandwonder.com/

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

00:0000:00

53 Art as a Spiritual Practice with Stephanie Smith

February 12, 2018

Today's podcast features an interview with the artist Stephanie Smith.  Smith uses art making as a spiritual practice and has created more than 10,000 Mandalas.  She shares her processes, practices and personal stories in her workshops.  Find out more at www.biffybeans.com

On the Alchemy of Art podcast we interview artist from a wide variety of mediums about their creative process and art philosophy.  Each episode includes folktales and true stories about artists to inspire you and keep you going.  Hosted by Addie Hirschten, a contemporary impressionist painter, art teacher, author and public speaker.  Find out more at www.azhirfineart.com Take Hirschten's new online classes on www.alchemyofpainting.com 

00:0000:00