art for all

By Sketchbook Skool

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Creative inspiration and advice to help you stop procrastinating and start making stuff. Any kind of stuff. Hosted by best-selling author Danny Gregory. Brought to you by Sketchbook Skool.

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25. Stuck with a Bad Drawing
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A listener asks me for advice on how to deal with drawing disasters and find her own voice.

Apr 19, 2021
24 Why it doesn't look just like the photo
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What is the difference between the photos we take and the art we could be making?


I try to do my best to answer all emails people send me, especially those with pressing questions.  If you'd like to write to me, my email is dannygregory@sketchbookskool.com

Apr 12, 2021
23. The fears of a clown
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Sometimes the only way to deal with your fears is to embrace them. What's that like?

Apr 05, 2021
22. What should I study?
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It's a challenge to be in high school and feeling you are poised to make a decision that will determine the  course of your entire life.  In this episode I offer some perspective to a person in need.

I try to do my best to answer all emails people send me, especially those with pressing questions.  If you'd like to write to me, my email is dannygregory@sketchbookskool.com

Mar 29, 2021
21. On Beginning
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Creative block? Blank Page freeze?  Can't get started?  Let me give you a helping hand to get you  moving....

Would you like to get some creative inspiration sent to you each week? Sign up to get my Friday essays.  They’re thought provoking, funny, occasionally quite odd, and always free.  Tell me where I should send yours by signing up at dannysessays.com.

Mar 22, 2021
20. How I got lost and how I got found.
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I’ve struggled with my identity as a writer and an artist and maybe you’re doing the same. Perhaps this will help....


Would you like to get some creative inspiration sent to you each week? Sign up to get my Friday essays.  They’re thought provoking, funny, occasionally quite odd, and always free.  Tell me where I should send yours by signing up at dannysessays.com.

Mar 15, 2021
19. No one asked you
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Artists aren't idle dreamers.  They're workers and entrepreneurs.

"Being an artist means being a craftsman, a self-promoter, and productive without a boss, a company, a client. You are making a product no one asked to buy, sourcing your own materials, developing your strategy, and above all, shipping what you make."

Would you like to get some creative inspiration sent to you each week? Sign up to get my Friday essays.  They’re thought provoking, funny, occasionally quite odd, and always free.  Tell me where I should send yours by signing up at dannysessays.com.

Mar 08, 2021
18. What's Your Thing?
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If art making isn't clicking with you, it may just be that you haven't found your soulmate yet.

Would you like to get some creative inspiration sent to you each week? Sign up to get my Friday essays.  They’re thought provoking, funny, occasionally quite odd, and always free.  Tell me where I should send yours by signing up at dannysessays.com.

Mar 01, 2021
17. How to suck at anything
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Your inner perfectionist will tell you not to try — in case you fail.  
But failure can be awesome, if you know how to make the most if it.
Take it from me.  I fail all the time.  But hopefully not in this episode.  Hopefully.

Feb 22, 2021
16. How to get out of a Creative Slump
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Art for All is back with a brand new season to help inspire you to get right back to art making.
Danny gives you a quick and powerful pep talk full of ideas and practical exercises to get you creating once again.
Would you like to get Danny's weekly essay full of creative inspiration?  Sign up here.

Feb 15, 2021
15: The SketchBook Skool story
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The challenges and surprises of launching a successful creative business. A frank and in-depth discussion on the past five years of SketchBook Skool with co-founders Danny Gregory and Koosje Koene and Dean of Students Morgan Green.

NOTE: This is the last episode of Season One. We will return soon with the new season. For updates, please subscribe to the free Sketchbook Skool Zine.

Oct 11, 2018
14: Doing Your Thing
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How to avoid the labels that limit your creativity. A meditation on what happens when you follow your passion with loads of real life examples that may surprise you.

Oct 04, 2018
13: Breaking Creative Blocks w/ Jill Badonsky
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This week author/coach Jill Badonsky gives host Danny Gregory sage and funny advice on breaking down creative barriers and getting to work.

Sep 27, 2018
12: The 7 Deadly Creative SIns
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Envy, wrath, pride, greed, lust, gluttony and sloth. Are you guilty?
This week host Danny Gregory explores the ways we sabotage our own creativity and work.

Sep 20, 2018
11: Austin Kleon: Steal Like an Artist
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Host Danny Gregory interviews best-selling author Austin Kleon on the creative process.

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Complete transcript of episode available here.

Sep 13, 2018
10: Long live paper!
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We love paper. Thick thin, smooth, chunky, and in this episode host Danny Gregory shares his passion for all its many wondrous forms.

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Sep 06, 2018
09: Let's Get Rid of Art Education
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Let's Get Rid of Art Education in Schools. A modest proposal to change the future of education.
In this episode, host Danny Gregory suggests that we make a radical change to the way we teach our children.
It's provocative — and meant to be so.
What do you think?

Aug 30, 2018
08: Water Color Road Trip
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In this episode, host Danny Gregory describes the many joys of keeping an illustrated travel journal with lots of tips on drawing and watercoloring on the road. He's joined by Sketchbook Skool co-founder Koosje Koene who shares advice on what to draw, how to fit sketching into a busy travel itinerary, and loads more.

If you'd like a copy of our new book, Jump into Watercolor, click here.

Danny also unveils a brand new kourse at Sketchbook Skool: Watercolor Rules! and how to break them — six fantastic artists will teach you the foundations of the medium then show you how to make them your own. Click to find out more.

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Aug 23, 2018
07: Making a living
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How do artists make a living? This week host Danny Gregory asks some of the creative folks who teach at Sketchbook Skool to let us in on their secrets. Topics include starting out, getting clients, self promotion, bookkeeping, agents, working alone, measuring success and much more.

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Want some help working through a big project, or just a push to tackle an idea you have? Check out our kourse Illustration Nation.

Transcript available here.

Aug 16, 2018
06: Call yourself an artist?
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Are you comfortable calling yourself an "Artist"?
A lot of creative people aren't.
In this episode, host Danny Gregory explores the reasons in conversations with two smart women: his mother, Dr. Hazel Kahan, and dancer and SBS Zine editor, Amanda Rentschler.

In this episode:

Aug 08, 2018
05: The seasons of creation
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Author Danny Gregory explains the creative process. How the brain recovers from a burst of productivity, the value of inspiration, how to tackle a giant project, coping with setbacks, and more.

Welcome to art for all, the Sketchbook Skool podcast. New episodes every Thursday.

Episode transcript available here.

Aug 02, 2018
04: The power of projects: Roz Stendahl
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Designer/artist Roz Stendahl on how to kickstart your creativity — by giving yourself a job.

Welcome to art for all, the Sketchbook Skool podcast. New episodes every Thursday.

Episode transcript available here.

Jul 26, 2018
03: The artist who couldn't
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Amazingly, there are so many wonderful creative people who are afraid to draw. Here's the story of one and how he overcame his fear.

Welcome to art for all, the Sketchbook Skool podcast. New episodes every Thursday.
Episode transcript available here

Would you like to start to draw? You can! Take Danny's fun, painless kourse, "How to draw without talent". It's launched thousands of people who couldn't draw a straight line into a passionate drawing habit, and it can get you going too.

Here's a special discount to make it even easier. Just go to SketchBookSkool.com and sign up with the coupon code "artforall" and you'll get a discount

Jul 19, 2018
02: Starting
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Starting something new can be challenging. In this episode, Danny explores how and why and suggests some solutions to help you start making great stuff, fearlessly.

For more information:

Welcome to art for all, the Sketchbook Skool podcast. New episodes every Thursday.
Episode transcript available here

Jul 12, 2018
01: Meet art for all!
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Jul 05, 2018