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Art, Love, Life Podcast
The Podcast about anything related to art, love and life... it says it right in the title, with artist Corey Buckner and friends
1 day ago
Bonnets & Saggy Pants VS Suits & Dresses
There's simmering about the debate over suits, dresses, sagging pants & bonnets in public that REALLY gets under my skin.
2 days ago
Artists Are Not Scatterbrains
I get so annoyed when I hear someone refer to an artist who bounces from project to project or between creative outlets as scatterbrained or unfocused.
2 days ago
BONUS: Do Black People Appreciate Lenny Kravitz?
Following his eye-opening statements on BET never inviting him to anything, I think its worth asking if black people properly appreciate Lenny Kravitz?
3 days ago
Making Time for Your Art, Pt. 1
This is how I make time for my art amongst all the other things I do on a daily basis.
Nov 27, 2023
Who Artists Date/Marry Matters
One of the most important decisions an artist will make will be the significant other that they spend their life with.
Nov 24, 2023
Most Artists Don't Know How Good You Really Are
Even when we are assured of our abilities, most artists have no idea they really are
Nov 23, 2023
My Biggest Mistake I Made as an Artist
This is the story behind the biggest mistake I ever made as an artist, and what I recently did to overcome it
Nov 21, 2023
Don't Dumb Down Your Art to Fit In
Artists face a lot of pressure from society to dumb our artistry & creativity to fit into the acceptable cultural standards for community you live, but everyone loses out when we do that.
Nov 20, 2023
Artist Interview: 3D Artist in Japan, Chris Jones of Kerama 3D Designs
I had the pleasure of talking to my new friend, 3D artist Chris Jones of Kerama 3D Designs and we had the chance o chop it up about growing up drawing video game characters, transitioning from USA to Japan, transitioning from 2D to 3D art, being black in the tech industry, unity in the art community and more.
Nov 17, 2023
The Curse of Being a "Cool" Artist
Most aspiring artists want, at some point to be popular, well-known, or... COOL, but achieving those statuses comes at a cost. I want to talk to you about that on this podcast.
Nov 15, 2023
The Struggle of Reinventing Yourself as an Artist
I've been talking a lot on this podcast about how black men are pushed away from the creative arts by the way we're treated and talked about when we express our creativity. The current response to Outkast's Andre 3000's album announcement is a perfect, current day example of just that.
Nov 13, 2023
How Boys Get Pushed Away from the Arts
For all the talking I do about how young, male artists need to be treated, raised and supported; over the weekend I caught myself doing the very thing to q young man that I said was done to me and pushed me out of the arts
Nov 10, 2023
I'll Buy Your Art as NFT Scam
If you are an artist on social media you have likely had a few strangers slide into your DMs & offer to buy your art as an NFT or show your work in an upcoming gallery show. These are scams and here is what they're up to and how you can handle it.
Nov 8, 2023
Talent is Being Replaced by Technology
Talent and technology have been put in an unnecessary battle against one another
Nov 7, 2023
Is Photorealistic Art Worth the Effort?
My opinion on this one is probably wrong, but I have a hard time understanding the reason or need for photorealistic drawings & paintings. Maybe someone can change my mind in the comments?
Nov 5, 2023
Religion VS Artistic Freedom & Representation
Throughout the centuries art & religion have been at odds work one another, and I think its time to have a sensible discussion on the topic
Nov 2, 2023
Slow Down & Make Timeless Art
In the modern world we are currently being rushed to create content, finish projects or get to the next meeting. But, creating timeless art requires that you slow down and give each work of art the time it needs.
Oct 31, 2023
Artists Don't Have to be Activists
Far too often our artistic & creative gifts are co-opted by people seeking power & influence, and weaponized against others in culture wars that we, as artists, have no desire to take part in. I want to encourage and empower you to take back the right to use your art how YOU want to use it... even if I is JUST to be art for art's sake.
Oct 25, 2023
Find the Right Audience for Your Artwork
Before you give up on your art and start thinking that you aren't good enough or the people don't like your art, make sure you're getting your art in front of the right people & find the right audience for your work. #art
Oct 24, 2023
Stop Using Art As An Excuse To Be Weird
Artists are not "weird". True, we are different from other types of humans, but the idea that we are "weird" stems from the non-artistic "weirdos" who use the arts as an excuse to run from responsibility, refuse to fit in with society and have the freedom to offend people for the sake of offending them. That's not art, let's talk about it.
Oct 21, 2023
Should Non-Artistic People Be Allowed to Critic Art?
This was a question I asked the art community on social media regarding whether people who don't have artistic abilities should be "allowed" to critic our work or be authorities in the art community
Oct 17, 2023
Artists Will Tell the Future About Us
When you think about what we know about history, you realize that the history of the entire world has been captured by artists & their artwork. The same will be true of modern artists, so let's talk about that.
Oct 15, 2023
Earth is Less Beautiful Without You
Take a moment and think about where man-made beauty comes from. Then consider what the world would look like without artists making beautiful things in otherwise uninteresting spaces. Then you will realize that the earth would be a lot less beautiful without you... the artist.
Oct 14, 2023
Unity In the Arts CommUNITY
Art is just ART. While there may be reasons to celebrate certain cultures or eras of art, there is little to gain by segregating modern day art (in books and galleries) by race. #art #race #opinion
Oct 12, 2023
There's No Reason To Do Art
When you break it down, there's absolutely no reason to do art, so why do.we do it?
Oct 10, 2023
The Cultural Assault on Artistic Boys
It isn't easy being a young man in the arts, and people aren't always kind to young, male artists. This causes many of them to prioritize sports and other activities even when their hearts lay within the arts.
Oct 9, 2023
Interview with Forensic Sketch Artist Thurston Johnson
A look into the career and life of the only African-American full-time forensic Sketch Artist in Texas where we discuss his challenges growing up in the arts, how he got started in his career, and what his day-to-day activities are like.
Oct 7, 2023
I Blame Artists for A.I. Art
There are a lot of issues with artificial Intelligence art, but in my opinion the biggest problem has been caused by artists
Oct 5, 2023
Why There's No Art in Dystopian Futures
There's a reason why past & present day depictions of a dystopian future don't have the arts or artists in them. Be it consciously or subconsciously, there are reasons why part of our future's dystopia is absent if the arts. Let's talk about it.
Oct 4, 2023
How to Price Your Artwork
This is one of the biggest hurdles artists face, the question of how to get the right value for your artwork. You need to understand value in order to charge the correct amount for your artwork.
Oct 3, 2023
What I Love Most About Being an Artist
There are many reasons to love being an artist, but I find this one aspect of it more amazing than all others.
Sep 30, 2023
Stop Trying to Pay Artists with Exposure & Experience
Some people love to get free creative labor by offering artists experience or exposure. In most cases, it's time for that practice to come to an end.
Sep 29, 2023
Don't Accept Garbage "Modern Art" As Art
The Art Love Life Podcast. We live in a time when we are told that we have to accept everything as art & that we can't put "boundaries" on art. Well, I vehemently disagree with that notion, so let's talk about it.