Man vs. Art
Art, Animation, and Comics podcast made to entertain and inspire Artists while they work in their studio.
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info_outline EP: 92 Intervention Con 2014! 08/13/2014
EP: 92 Intervention Con 2014! Internet + Convention = Intervention: The Premier Showcase of Online Creativity. Featuring Webcomics, Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Makers, and more. Intervention (a combination of the words "Internet" and "Convention")highlights independent artists from all spectrums of creative output (Comics, Music, Podcasts, Video, Blogging, Stories, etc.) who use the Internet as their primary distribution method. The convention hosts panels, workshops, movie showings, music concerts, open gaming, and dance events.
info_outline Man vs. Art Ep: 90 Disney, Copyright corruption and the rape of The Public Domain 04/28/2014
Man vs. Art Ep: 90 Disney, Copyright corruption and the rape of The Public Domain The Walt Disney Company has a history of taking from the Public Domain and not giving back. Instead they copyright what they take and then try to extend copyright on said properties indefinitely which keeps them out of the public domain forever. They have profited immensely from the Public Domain and legally pursuing any one who they feel threatened by. They do not give anything back. Only take.
info_outline Ep: 089 Dreamworks Director John Sanford HTTYD Riders of Berk 02/21/2014
Ep: 089 Dreamworks Director John Sanford HTTYD Riders of Berk Interview with Artist, Writer, Director, Story Artist and comic creator John Sanford who currently works as the Director of the Dreamworks Animated Series Riders of Berk . John is also the creator of the web comics Chippy and Loopus and K&J which his wife writes. John is originally from Denver Colorado. He attended Calarts and in 1993 started at Disney on the Hunchback of Notre Dame as a Story trainee. He also worked on Mulan, Atlantis, a little on Lilo, then co-directed Home on the Range.
info_outline Top 8 Art stories from 2013! Banksy, Picasso, George Dubya, and more 01/06/2014
Top 8 Art stories from 2013! Banksy, Picasso, George Dubya, and more First up, I'm sure I missed something. There were lots of big news in the Art World this year. Damien Hirst had another installation ripped off. Works of Fine art selling for record numbers, A&E the arts and entertainment channel finally went to shit. Anyway, sorry If I missed something this is just the stuff that really stood out to me. Bansky, Miyazaki, German Art Horde, Russian balls nailed to the floor, Bush paints kitty cats, Zimmerman painting, Picasso raffle. And now Here we go.
info_outline Ep: 87 Andrew C. Griffiths Animator and Children’s Book Creator 12/06/2013
Ep: 87 Andrew C. Griffiths Animator and Children’s Book Creator Welsh born Freelance Cartoonist Andrew Charles Griffiths drops by the Studio to talk about his new Children's Book Eddie the bad tempered Teddy. We talk Animation, Comics, Cartoons, Illustration and there's even a cameo by Alan Moore!
info_outline Ep:85 Former Disney Animation Artist turned Porn Cartoonist JAB in his first ever interview! 09/26/2013
Ep:85 Former Disney Animation Artist turned Porn Cartoonist JAB in his first ever interview! THIS PODCAST IS A CELEBRATION OF ART IN ALL IT'S FORMS. THE GOAL IS TO MAKE INTERESTING, COMEDIC, SOCIAL SATIRE AND TO INSPIRE ARTISTS THE WORLD OVER.
info_outline Ep:84 Intervention Con 2013! Cartoonists that distribute Via the web unite! 08/12/2013
Ep:84 Intervention Con 2013! Cartoonists that distribute Via the web unite! On Today’s show I talk to Webcomic Diva Onezumi Hartstein and her husband/producer James Harknell. We talk about how the Con has grown as well as helped so many artists. Plus we talk about my involvement in the 2013 show. That's right! I will be attending the show as a featured guest and speaker with 3 panel discussions scheduled for me to host!
info_outline Ep:83 The Man vs. Art 2013 San Diego Comic Con Wrap Up. 07/23/2013
Ep:83 The Man vs. Art 2013 San Diego Comic Con Wrap Up. Has the Comic Con jumped the shark? Should it even be called "Comic" Con? In this episode one old geek comes to terms with the fact that the comic con has become something else. It has mutated. No, Evolved. No, The comic Con has adapted. Can this old geezer geek accept the change?
info_outline Ep: 81 Dreamworks Animator Larry Flores 05/13/2013
Ep: 81 Dreamworks Animator Larry Flores Man vs. Art Podcast Episode 81. Raul sits down with old friend and colleague From Disney, animation artist Larry Flores who just got laid off from the Dreamworks ill fated "Me and My Shadow" film. Larry talks about his 20 plus years in and out of the Animation business.
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 80: Interviewed by my own Intern Kristen Bell plus Minion Mailbag and I meet the FBI. 04/01/2013
Man vs. Art Episode 80: Interviewed by my own Intern Kristen Bell plus Minion Mailbag and I meet the FBI. My submission to the 2013 San Diego Comic Con Souvenir Book celebrates Superman's 75th anniversary. I drew an illustration with Sketchbook Pro on my Cintiq of Superman and submitted it. My intern from the animation studio I work at interviews me about being a storyboard artist, I give advice to a listener in the UK about drawing out of your head, and I have a run in with the FBI.
info_outline Ep: 79 Animation Legend Ralph Bakshi Kickstarter The Last Days Of Coney Island Wizards 2 tease and EPIC response to critics! 02/26/2013
Ep: 79 Animation Legend Ralph Bakshi Kickstarter The Last Days Of Coney Island Wizards 2 tease and EPIC response to critics! Raplh Bakshi needs our help
info_outline Ep: 78 Web Comic Ninja Krishna Sadasivam and the Yiynova MSP19u a low cost alternative to the Cintiq. 02/20/2013
Ep: 78 Web Comic Ninja Krishna Sadasivam and the Yiynova MSP19u a low cost alternative to the Cintiq. Today I'm joined by Veteran Web Cartoonist and Animation Instructor Krishna Sadasivam to discuss among other things, a $600.00 solution to the $2000.00 Cintiq problem. Have you always wanted a tablet monitor?, but couldn't spare the the 2 Grand needed? Tune in and get the scoop on the Yiynova MSP19 tablet monitor. It's about time someone gave a little wake up call to Wacom about their over priced Cintiq
info_outline Ep: 77 Animation Color Diva Carol Wyatt; stories, advice, and insight from 29 years at the top of the talent list. 01/30/2013
Ep: 77 Animation Color Diva Carol Wyatt; stories, advice, and insight from 29 years at the top of the talent list. On today's show I'm joined by my friend and colleague the phenomenally talented Carol Wyatt. In the span of her 29 year career in animation Carol has contributed greatly to countless productions with her expertise in color and design. She can draw, paint, supervise, develop, design, art direct, and juggle chainsaws. In addition to being a devoted wife and despite not being Latina, she is the mother of 5 awesome kids.
info_outline Ep 76 Canadian Animator Andrew Sharp eh. 2d Traditional Animation Production Pipeline and Holiday fun 12/25/2012
Ep 76 Canadian Animator Andrew Sharp eh. 2d Traditional Animation Production Pipeline and Holiday fun Traditional 2d animation artist Andrew Sharp from way up in the Yukon spends some time on the Man vs. Art Podcast talking about artistic influences, animation production pipelines, and home studio set ups!
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 75! Simpsons artist Luis Escobar, Crucial Art Advice, and an Epic Facebook Fail. 12/03/2012
Man vs. Art Episode 75! Simpsons artist Luis Escobar, Crucial Art Advice, and an Epic Facebook Fail. Luis is an old friend of mine from my art school days. We both got jobs in the animation business at about the same time in 1994. I went to Walt Disney Feature Animation and Luis got on the Simpsons where he still works today as a storyboard artist. Luis is obsessed with drawing and has developed his own theories about drawing at his new site The Drawing Website www.thedrawingwebsite.com , a place specifically created to help teach people how to draw. Then the next segment of the show is the story of a young artist in search of the answer to the eternal question of every artist. How do I become a better artist? His journey takes him to the ends of the globe where he meets the Old Wiseman of Art Mountain. Finally I wrap the show with a story about a bad experience I recently had on Facebook.
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 74! Homage, Parody, Pastiche and Fan Fic. Plus 50 shades of grey sucks 10/23/2012
Man vs. Art Episode 74! Homage, Parody, Pastiche and Fan Fic. Plus 50 shades of grey sucks Homage Parody and Pastiche. What gives? Are artists just stealing shit? Plus why Man vs. Art thinks 50 shades of grey blows. Not in the way you think.
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 73! Jesus restoration FAIL, Art Biz Lingo, and Performance Art riff. 09/04/2012
Man vs. Art Episode 73! Jesus restoration FAIL, Art Biz Lingo, and Performance Art riff. Somebody restored the fresco. By "Somebody" I mean an 80-something year old lady Cecelia Giménez who is NOT an artist, and by "restored" I mean totally fucked up beyond all recognition. Her attempt to "restore" a century-old oil painting of Christ in a Spanish church resulted in popular uproar, and amusement.
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 72! Tribute to Frida Kahlo 07/31/2012
Man vs. Art Episode 72! Tribute to Frida Kahlo Frida Kahlo was born July 6th 1907 in Coyoacán Mexico. Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo’s art is known for it’s pain,passion, and extremely vivid colors. Her work is recognized in Mexico as a symbol of indigenous tradition and worldwide by feminists for its powerful interpretation of the female experience. The culture [..see full post.]
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 71! Where do Artists get their Ideas? 07/07/2012
Man vs. Art Episode 71! Where do Artists get their Ideas? Where do artists get their Ideas? From their sketchbooks! By keeping a sketchbook you will always have a place to go when staring at a blank piece of paper!
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 70! Reviews of the Wacom Cintiq and The Avengers. 06/09/2012
Man vs. Art Episode 70! Reviews of the Wacom Cintiq and The Avengers. On today's podcast I talk about the Cintiq 21UX and how I am using it to do freelance storyboards from my home studio. Plus I give my review of the Avengers film.
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 69! Developing animation for TV vs. Creating your own animated short. 04/23/2012
Man vs. Art Episode 69! Developing animation for TV vs. Creating your own animated short. The flawed development system.
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 68! The Barnes Collection $30 Billion Dollar Art Heist. 03/30/2012
Man vs. Art Episode 68! The Barnes Collection $30 Billion Dollar Art Heist. It’s not just a bunch of pictures on a wall -- rather, the entire collection is itself a work of art.
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 67! Super Hero Movies and Saturday Morning Cartoons 02/27/2012
Man vs. Art Episode 67! Super Hero Movies and Saturday Morning Cartoons 2012 the year of the Super Hero Movies. Marvel has been dominating at the box office for the last couple of years. Warner Bros and DC are hoping to crush Marvel with Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated third and final chapter of his Batman Saga The Dark Knight Rises. Batman is going up against serious competition and going mano a mano a mano with Marvel's The Avengers and Sony's reboot, The Amazing Spider-Man.
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 66! The Thief and The Cobbler. 02/09/2012
Man vs. Art Episode 66! The Thief and The Cobbler. The Thief and the Cobbler was supposed to be the greatest animated feature film ever created! The film is master animator Richard Williams life's work, a highly revered legend in the animation industry.Williams labored on his dream project for over 30 years. Sadly, his masterpiece suffered a similar fat such as The Magnificent Ambersons and the unfinished Don Quoxite by Orson Welles. Imagine how much it sucks to have your life's work taken away from you because of money and then released to the public in a form totally different from that you intended. I call this artist's hell. That's the tragic and sad story behind The Thief and the Cobbler.
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 65! Assorted Tales of Art and Stuff. 01/16/2012
Man vs. Art Episode 65! Assorted Tales of Art and Stuff. Today's show is a collection of assorted tales about art and stuff. First, I share the true story of a Jewel performance I attended at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. In the second segment Minion Mike Garvey nominates the great Terry Gilliam for the Man vs. Art Pantheon of Awesomeness! In the third segment Minion Jim Richardson shares his thoughts on the 2011 CTN EXPO and on his quest to get hired by Disney. In the fourth segment I give some advice on things visual artists can do to sharpen their creativity.The Final segment is a bit I wrote called "Every Artist's Dream." It's a tongue in cheek look at what we all fantasize about when we're sitting at the coffee shop scribbling away in our sketchbooks!
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 64! Creator Harry Partridge 12/21/2011
Man vs. Art Episode 64! Creator Harry Partridge Mad man Harry Partridge is a UK based animator, writer, voice actor and musician who started his one man show of making cartoons for the web at 16. Since then he has directed shorts for the BBC, Playboy and Nintendo among others and has racked up over 50 million views on his youtube channel alone.
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 63! Conceptual Art and other forms of Bullshit. 12/03/2011
Man vs. Art Episode 63! Conceptual Art and other forms of Bullshit. This vague nature of the definition has made it possible for all types of twisted abominations to be labeled as art and sold at ridiculously inflated prices.
info_outline Man vs. Art Episode 62! Minion Opinion Art Buffet. 11/16/2011
Man vs. Art Episode 62! Minion Opinion Art Buffet. Get your ART ON! Hola Minions. Today's podcast has a bunch of really cool things going on! So put down that weak little salad dish, grab that big honkin' plate and belly up to the Man vs. Art Buffet! Today I read some listener email and we induct Rod Serling into the Pantheon of Awesomeness. Steve Seivers and Dahveed the creators of the independent animated web series Supa Pirate Booty Hunt drop by to talk about their kickstarter campaign.