COLOUR THERAPY by Sue Lilly : Episode 105 of the So Free Art Podcast, with Transgender Artist Sophie Lawson
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105 – COLOUR THERAPY

This one was fun. I dive into the book Colour Therapy by Sue Lilly, and talk about all the different colours, and how they affect us on an energy level.

There’s lil Art Tips too, like how Yellow and Brown are good colours to have around while Studying to help focus the mind!

Hope you enjoy this lil ramble about Colour Therapy, which covers stuff like:

The Power of Colour,
Society & Beliefs around Colour,
Feelings vs Colour Theory,
Balance,
Character Design,
Crystals,
Using Colour to Tell Stories,
Energy,
Chakras,
and Chocolate Cake :)

And that’s that lol

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Character Design Quarterly ARTICLE 'A QUICK GUIDE TO COMPOSING CHARACTERS, WITH KATARZYNA OLBROMSKA' : Episode 101 of the So Free Art Podcast, with Transgender Artist Sophie Lawson
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101 – CDQ ARTICLE ‘A QUICK GUIDE TO COMPOSING CHARACTERS, WITH KATARZYNA OLBROMSKA’

An Art-Ickle in Issue 11 of the Character Design Quarterly Magazine, entitled ‘A Quick Guide To Composing Characters, with Katarzyna Olbromska’ is the topic of this weeks episode; and it’s a super fascinating one about the importance and power of a Characters Backstory.

This one covers stuff like

Thumbnailing,
Creating Characters Backstory,
Shapes,
Balance,
Colours,
Silhouettes,
and Katarzyna Olbromska’s Cool Characters.

Funny the cat joined us for this one and decided to sit on the computer during recording lol, but I do hope you enjoy this one :)

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What's On Me Bookshelf? Part 2 - Mostly Art Books : Episode 98 of the So Free Art Podcast, with Transgender Artist Sophie Lawson
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98 – WHAT’S ON ME BOOKSHELF? PART TWO

Books! I love even more books in this episode, which is part two of looking at the Art and Spiritual Books currently on me bookshelf.

Part one covered mostly Spiritual Books, while this one is mostly Art Books.

Some of the Books and tings covered include:

Color And Light by James Gurney,
The War of Art by Steven Pressfield,
The Natural Way To Draw by Nicolaides,
Framed Ink by Marcos Mateu-Mestre,
Perspective Made Easy by Ernest R. Norling,
The Hero With A Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell,
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho,
Video Game Books,
My Perspective Struggles,
and Entities.

Hope you like it :)

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What's On Me Bookshelf? Part 1 - Mostly Spiritual Books : Episode 97 of the So Free Art Podcast, with Transgender Artist Sophie Lawson
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97 – WHAT’S ON ME BOOKSHELF? PART ONE

Books! I love books, and on this episode I take a look at the Art and Spiritual Books currently on me bookshelf waiting to be read.

This one ended up running longer than expected, so I split it into two parts. Part one covers mostly Spiritual Books, part two next week will be mostly Art Books.

Some of the Books and tings covered include:

Scrum by Jeff Sutherland,
Rebel Buddha by Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche,
Daily Rituals by Mason Currey,
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle,
Lucid Dreaming,
and Anthony Peake.

Hope you enjoy :)

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GRAPHITE MAGAZINE ARTICLE 'ETHEREAL PORTRAITS, WITH SARA TEPES' : Episode 89 of the So Free Art Podcast, with Transgender Artist Sophie Lawson
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89 – GRAPHITE MAGAZINE ARTICLE ‘ETHEREAL PORTRAITS, WITH SARA TEPES’

An Article in Graphite Magazine issue 9, entitled ‘Ethereal Portraits, with Sara Tepes’, is the topic of this weeks episode; I study how Sara Tepes walks through the process of drawing a Traditional Pencil Portrait from her Imagination.

The entire process, from Sketch to final Detailing is covered, including stuff like :

Art Tools,
Facial Feature Relationships,
Portrait Drawing Process,
Lee Hammond,
Art Paradoxes,
Realistic Pencil Drawing Skills,
Spirituality,
How Less is More,
and the Beautiful Portrait Drawings of Sara Tepes :)

Really hope you enjoy this one

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The So Free Art Podcast Episode 77 - Keep Going by Austin Kleon - Book Review
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77 – KEEP GOING BY AUSTIN KLEON BOOK REVIEW

In this one I cover the third and final Playful lil Austin Kleon Art Book called, Keep Going by Austin Kleon. Just like the previous two books, this one’s incredible; So Inspiring, Motivating and Fun. Each book is amazing on it’s own, but put them all together and you have a family of three lil beauties. The bright blue cover of Keep Going is nice and Simple, but very Sexy, just like every single page of the book. If you’ve struggled with staying Motivated, Enjoying the Creative Process, or even Keeping a Balanced Life … this book has tons of Fun, Practical Advice and Exercises on how to keep going. Hope you love this one as much as I do :)

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The So Free Art Podcast Episode 76 - Show Your Work by Austin Kleon - Book Review
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76 – SHOW YOUR WORK BY AUSTIN KLEON BOOK REVIEW

Another Beautfully Inspiring lil Art Book, this one’s Show Your Work by Austin Kleon! Just like last weeks book, Steal Like An Artist also by Austin Kleon, I’m thinking this is going into my list of my all time favourite art books … Super Fun and Inspiring it is. The bright yellow cover’s sexy too :) But the thing is, I’ve always struggled with sharing my stuff on social media for various reasons, and this book’s already helping me. I’m going to reread this one many times I think, because it’s full of so much practical knowledge. Hope you have fun with this one :)

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The So Free Art Podcast Episode 75 - Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon - Book Review
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75 – STEAL LIKE AN ARTIST BY AUSTIN KLEON BOOK REVIEW

What a Beauty this lil Art Book is! I love it, I have a feeling in years to come, Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon, will go down as one of my all time favourite art books … it’s So Simple, yet So Inspiring. For such a lil Art Book, it packs in so much wisdom; Every single page is full of Juicy Creative Goodness. Hope you have fun with this one :)

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The So Free Art Podcast Episode 72 - Lucid Dreaming Gateway To The Inner Self by Robert Waggoner Book Review - About The Tings
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72 – LUCID DREAMING: GATEWAY TO THE INNER SELF, BY ROBERT WAGGONER BOOK REVIEW

For this weeks episode, I takes a look at the book Lucid Dreaming : Gateway to the Inner Self, by Robert Waggoner. It’s a book I recently finished, and found to be a very fascinating deep dive into the world of Lucid Dreaming. I also talk about this cat that keeps jumping in the window bringing me dead mice and birds, a Dream where I’m sure I Saw the Spirit of a Dead Bird pass over, and there’s a bit about Automatic Writing too. Hope you enjoy :)

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49 – MY 48 HOUR FASTING EXPERIENCE

What’s it like to not eat anything for over 2 days? Time to find out, as I record my thoughts during a 48 hour fast. This was something I’ve wanted to try for ages, but it ended up being totally different to what I expected. I also talk about Realistic Pencil blending with Tortillions, Dreams, The Twits by Roald Dahl, and I share a tasty Hot Chocolate tip you won’t want to miss lol Hope you like this belly rumbling episode :)

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