VIDEO GAMES

200 •  CELEBRATING 200 EPISODES

200 • CELEBRATING 200 EPISODES

In this ‘About the Tings’ episode, we’re Celebrating 200 Episodes of The So Free Art Podcast.

Co-host lilDENNiS threw a surprise party, as him and the rest of the gang: wore party hats, set off party poppers, and even bought a Birthday cake!

We talked about all previous 200 episodes, so the topics were all over the place … it was like a big psychedelic trip down memory lane :)

I want to say Thank You so much for listening to ting … it really does mean a lot.

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You … hope you enjoy it :)

199 •  THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS REVIEW

199 • THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS REVIEW

In this ‘About the Tings’ episode, I talk about The Matrix Resurrections.

Co-host lilDENNiS enjoyed this one, but he did have to cover his ears from time to time to avoid spoilers.

Some of the topics include:

What My Mum Thinks of The Matrix Resurrections,
10 Tings I Love and 10 Tings I don’t Love about The Matrix Resurrections,
How the Film is Like a Piece of Artwork,
The Future of Virtual Reality,
Life and It’s Sprinklings of Humour,
Falling Back To Sleep within A Lucid Dream,
The New Agent Smith Actor,
Entangled Opposites,
The Red and Blue Pills,
Being Transgender,
Adventures of The French Bloke,
Face Masks and Freedom,
and I talk about Farts again :)

Hope you like this one.

197 • DUMP AND DOODLE THE SHADOW SELF

197 • DUMP AND DOODLE THE SHADOW SELF

This ‘About The Tings’ episode is a Dump and Doodle The Shadow Self, where I do some Doodling, while Brain Dumping on various topics.

Co-host lilDENNiS takes control of this one, as we talk about stuff like:

The Shadow Self is an Earth Bound Spirit,
Mums recent ‘More Real Than Real’ Dream,
Ink Scribbling Doodles,
How I was Wrong About Setting Goals,
Facing Your Fears is Hard,
My White Light Jesus Dream,
Feeling Overwhelmed By Your Goals,
Procrastinating,
The Power of Awareness,
Video Games,
Is There An End To Existence?,
Black Holes and Reptilians,
What Happens When You Go Into General Anesthesia?,
and I talk about My Plans for Episode 200 :)

Hope you like this one.

196 • GOALS, DEATH, AND VIDEO GAMES

196 • GOALS, DEATH, AND VIDEO GAMES

This ‘About The Tings’ episode is a Walk and Talk about Goals, Death, and Video Games :)

It was a very Gloomy, Wet, and Windy day, so co-host lilDENNiS decided to stay indoors; Sorry if the wind gets a bit noisy at times!

Some of the topics I talked about included:

Is It Worth Setting Goals?,
The Last Moments Before Death,
How Time Slows Down During A Car Crash,
Matrix Resurrections,
Passion Planners,
Gran Turismo 3 Wet Weather Sound Effects,
How I thought 2021 would be The End of the World,
Fall Guys,
Need For Speed Rivals,
Gran Turismo Sport,
and a lil Bird shows up at the end.

Hope you enjoy :)

194 • DUMP AND DOODLE F1

194 • DUMP AND DOODLE F1

This ‘About The Tings’ episode is a Dump and Doodle F1, where I do some Doodling, while Brain Dumping on various topics.

Co-host lilDENNiS listens in, as I talk about stuff like:

F1 Season Finale,
David Coulthard and Respect,
Lewis Hamilton and His Values,
Racing Instinct,
Legendary Rivals,
What Is Success?,
Max vs Lewis,
Senna vs Prost,
The FIA and Race Fixing,
How You Don’t Have To Win To Be A Winner,
Coloured Pencils from the 90’s,
Being Emotional,
Freedom,
Supernatural by Dr Joe Dispenza,
The New Matrix Film,
A Recent Semi Lucid Dream,
Video Game Addiction,
9 Year Time Loop of 2012 – 2021,
The Video Game Sayonara Wild Hearts,
and It’s Beginning To Feel A Bit Like Christmas :)

Hope you like.

190 • DUMP AND DOODLE BOO

190 • DUMP AND DOODLE BOO

This ‘About The Tings’ episode is a Dump and Doodle Boo, where I do some Doodling, while Brain Dumping on various topics.

Co-host lilDENNiS and Kitty are here, as we talk about stuff like:

My Relationship with Money,
Playing Video Games,
The Endless Search For Our Creator,
Feeling Unsatisfied,
Old PlayStation Magazine Demo Disks,
Christmas Time is Video Game Time,
Xbox vs PlayStation,
Finding Balance,
Buying Too Many Tings,
and The Christmas Penguin Pops In to say Hello :)

Hope you like :)

143 • CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

143 • CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

This ‘About The Tings’ episode is all about Christmas Memories, as I wear a Miss Santa outfit, and Rodney the Reindeer joins us for a look back at Christmas Films, Toys, and Video Games.

Some of stuff we cover includes:

Funny TV Shows like The Office,
PlayStation Access Christmas Specials,
Throwing my Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures out the window,
Crying during The Snowman,
Gran Turismo Christmas Jazz Music,
My Dads Jam Tarts,
The Muppets films,
Being Transgender and Connecting with Lara Croft,
Breaking my Thundercats toys,
Female Clothes Shopping with my Mum,
Receiving Dangerous Ink Magazine Artwork Gifts,
and we have another Christmas Sing Song :)

Hope you have a nice Christmas!

141 • IMAGINEFX ARTICLE ‘THE A-Z OF SCI-FI ART’ PART TWO

141 • IMAGINEFX ARTICLE ‘THE A-Z OF SCI-FI ART’ PART TWO

Part two of an Art-Ickle from issue 65 of the ImagineFX Magazine, entitled ‘The A-Z of Sci-Fi Art’, was the topic for this weeks episode.

This episode covers N to Z, and was so much fun. I wore me lil Mass Effect N7 Dress again, and it was fitting, tight fitting lol, because one of the Artist we look at is Brian Sum who worked on Mass Effect 2 :)

Some of the other topics include:

Mixing Nature and Technology,
Designing the DeLorean from Back to the Future,
lil Art Tricks,
How Hands are Expressive,
The Psychology of Art,
Mass Effect Mako,
Coolness and Functionality,
Subtle Cues of Human and Animal Emotions,
Being Mindful in your Art,
Designing Sci-Fi Weapons,
Keeping it Real,
Video Game Art,
Creating a Sense of Scale,
and Morti does some dancing :)

Hope you like this one.

140 • IMAGINEFX ARTICLE ‘THE A-Z OF SCI-FI ART’ PART ONE

140 • IMAGINEFX ARTICLE ‘THE A-Z OF SCI-FI ART’ PART ONE

An Art-Ickle from issue 65 of the ImagineFX Magazine, entitled ‘The A-Z of Sci-Fi Art’, was the topic for this weeks episode.

This is a beast of an Art-ickle, so I’ve split it into two parts, with this episode covering A to M, and next week finishing it off with N to Z.

Really enjoyed this one though, and I even wore me lil Mass Effect N7 Dress to get in the Sci-Fi mood :)

Some of the topics include:

How to Create a Sense of Scale,
Mixing Reality and Imagination,
The Importance of lil Details,
Different Art Styles,
Reusing Assets,
How Everything Has a Story,
Combining Traditional and Digital Painting,
Always Thinking about the Viewer,
Having a Greater Appreciation of Designing Vehicles,
How Nothing is Ever Wasted,
Keeping it Simple,
How the Foreground and Background are both Important,
and we give the Mole a name :)

Hope you like this one :)

138 • ART SOUNDOFF : JOURNALING PODCAST CHALLENGE

138 • ART SOUNDOFF : JOURNALING PODCAST CHALLENGE

Art Soundoff is an Art Journaling Micro Podcast Challenge run by the Lean into Art Podcast.

Last year I decided to try and do all 30 prompts in one sitting for episode 85, and thought I’d do the same again this year :)

Some of the topics include:
The Tombow Mono Eraser Pen,
Mooji and David Icke,
Letting Go of Beliefs,
Being a Lone Wolf,
Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers,
The Struggles of Beginning,
Balancing Challenge and Chilling,
Beyond Good and Evil Video Game,
Characters,
Black Mirror TV Show,
The Power of Dreams,
The Power of Writing,
I set a Goal of Interviewing People in the Park this week,
and me camcorder’s still going all blurry :(

Hope you like this one.