The Messy Studio with Rebecca Crowell

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

263 episodes of The Messy Studio with Rebecca Crowell since the first episode, which aired on December 28th, 2017.

  • Episode 39: The Creative Pull

    September 15th, 2018  |  32 mins 37 secs
    abstraction, art, creative process, medium, rebecca crowell

    Rebecca and Ross discuss what draws people toward particular forms of expression and how to choose your own path.

  • Episode 38: Creating in Series

    September 6th, 2018  |  27 mins 14 secs
    art, painting, rebecca crowell, series

    Rebecca and Ross talk about important ways that working in series can enhance the creative process.

  • Episode 37: Self Assurance

    September 1st, 2018  |  30 mins 11 secs

    Rebecca and Ross talk about building self assurance and confidence, especially for artists just starting out, or when creative blocks occur.

  • Episode 36: Self Critique

    August 25th, 2018  |  28 mins 25 secs
    art, rebecca crowell, self critique

    What do you envision for your best work and what should your focus be in order to improve your work? Rebecca and Ross discuss looking at your work with a critical eye while treating yourself like a friend and enjoying the process.

  • Episode 35: Creative Personalities

    August 18th, 2018  |  31 mins 20 secs
    creativity, personality types, rebecca crowell

    Another listener suggestion! What personality traits do artists tend to have in common? Rebecca and Ross discuss some typical characteristics of creative people.

  • Episode 34: The Car Show

    August 11th, 2018  |  40 mins 1 sec
    art, cars, rebecca crowell

    Rebecca has recently purchased a new car, and her Facebook post on the subject quickly generated over 100 comments--suggestions, questions and testimonials. Who knew artists were so passionate about their cars? On today's episode, Rebecca and Ross give practical advice on choosing and buying both new and used cars.

  • Episode 33: Crafting An Online Persona

    August 4th, 2018  |  27 mins 51 secs
    art, rebecca crowell, social media

    Rebecca and Ross discuss the positives and negatives of living in the digital social media age, and the importance of curating your online presence.

  • Episode 32: The Fortress Of Solitude

    July 28th, 2018  |  25 mins 38 secs
    introversion, rebecca crowell, solitude, solo travel

    Rebecca and Ross discuss the importance of alone time and the role it plays in the creative process.

  • Episode 31: The Artist Residency Experience

    July 21st, 2018  |  28 mins 57 secs
    art, rebecca crowell, residencies, tips, travel

    Rebecca and Ross discuss her experiences at various artist residencies, their importance to her work, and tips for people thinking about attending a residency.

  • Episode 30: Parenting As An Artist

    July 14th, 2018  |  33 mins 45 secs
    art, parenting, raising children, rebecca crowell

    Rebecca and Ross discuss the challenges of balancing parenting with an art career, both from the perspective of the artist and the child.

  • Episode 29: Ginny Herzog's Architectural Abstractions: Success as an Independent Artist

    July 7th, 2018  |  37 mins 8 secs
    art, art fairs, business, entrepreneurship, ginny herzog, painting, rebecca crowell, selling work

    Rebecca Crowell interviews Minnesota artist Ginny Herzog, an independent, self supporting artist for over 35 years known for her unique architectural abstractions. She discusses her journey into the art world and how she conducts business as an artist, with a focus on high end art fairs.

  • Episode 28: Competition

    June 30th, 2018  |  29 mins 13 secs
    art, competition, rebecca crowell, success

    Rebecca and Ross follow up their conversation on collaboration with a discussion on competition. They describe the positive and negative aspects of competition and how artists should judge their own success against others.

  • Episode 27: Collaboration

    June 23rd, 2018  |  32 mins 3 secs
    art, collaboration, rebecca crowell

    Rebecca and Ross give advice and discuss their experiences in collaborating with others both in art and in business.

  • Episode 26: How (Not) To Avoid Talking About Your Work

    June 16th, 2018  |  29 mins 8 secs

    Rebecca shares some of the avoidance strategies she has observed in artists who don't want to talk about their work, and how to overcome these bad habits when talking about your work, or talking with another artist about their work.

  • Episode 25: The Lisa Show...

    June 9th, 2018  |  32 mins 50 secs
    art life, lisa pressman, painting, rebecca crowell, teaching art

    Rebecca Crowell talks with her good friend Lisa Pressman about painting, teaching, and what you learn from years of making art.

  • Episode 24: Cleaning Up Your Mindset and Attitude

    June 2nd, 2018  |  32 mins 18 secs
    advise, attitude, critique, mindset

    Rebecca and Ross talk about maintaining a healthy attitude and mindset. Stay positive and motivated!