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EPISODE 54 - Represent Party

Talking Artist Representatives and Rejection Letters.

Post your rejection letters and your experiences with reps  in the comments on this blog!

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EPISODE 53 - Money Speculation Party Time

Speculating on money matters.

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EPISODE 52 - Changing Times Time

In this episode we answer an e-mail by listener Eddy Crosby. We discuss how freelance illustration has changed since we started, in issues of marketing, and finding clients. We then go off on Adobe’s lame subscription option.

Links to a few things mentioned on the show: Quarterly Stories, Vote for Josh’s T-Shirt Design, T-Shirt for Women’s Voices for the Earth

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EPISODE 51 - More Party Time!

Hey, we’re back after a two year hiatus! In this episode we talk about where we were when we first started the show and where we are now.

Drinking game for this episode: Take a drink every time one of us says “like” and “you know”. Take a shot when we say “interesting”. Have fun!

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EPISODE 50 - Fight Party

In this Episode, YES, It is indeed episode 50, we talk about the advantages to developing a thick skin as an artist, and putting up a fight when hardships come along by responding quickly and creatively. We also answer listener mail from Ryan “Straight Out of” Compton about dealing with the famine side of freelancing.

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EPISODE 49 - Dove Party

In this episode we are joined by Chris Kawagiwa to talk about interacting with clients, separating your private life from your business life, and t-shirt design.

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EPISODE 48 - The Party Wall

The main topic of this episode is how to pick your battles by having a more focused illustration career and breaking down the walls.

In the tips and tools department, Kevin shouts out The Grimace Project as a reference tool for facial expression and Josh outsources a problem he is having with the Pentel Pocket Bruch Pen.

The mail bag is opened, to conclude the show, with an email from Jori Bolton. He asks if art directors might be turned off by asking for critiques in public?

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EPISODE 47 - Theory Party

In this episode, we have two awesome guest hosts on the show; Illustrator/Painter/Teacher Rick Reese, and Cartoonist/Metal Genius/Podcaster Mark Rudolph, to talk shop and discuss the relevance of art theory and give tips for writing artist statements in response to an e-mail from listener Steven Silverwood.

We also ramble about the work week, collaboration, how to lay down the law when someone rips you off utilizing the interwebs, then get a bit highfalutin.

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EPISODE 46 - Man Vs. Party

"World’s collide and multiverses are in crisis as Man vs. Art’s  Raul Aguirre Jr. joins forces with Big Illustration Party Time’s Kevin Cross and Joshua Kemble to tear the art world a new one in an EPIC crossover event so rad it can only be called Man Vs. Party, or Party Vs. Art, maybe Art Vs. Party. Uhh, what the heck, Man vs. Party works!”

We had tons of fun doing this crossover with Man Vs. Art! Check out the first part of this awesome crossover on Man Vs. Art episode 44!

We’ve included an extra feature in this episode… play the BIPT Episode 46 Drinking Game! Every time someone mentions Jim Lujan, take a drink. Its that easy! Have fun!

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EPISODE 45 - Back to Party!

We are back to party! We spend most of this episode catching up on what happened during our year long hiatus. Then we answer an email from Sam Laggren about event posters.

Something that NEEDS to be mentioned is the crossover we will be doing with the most awesome Raul Aguirre Jr.and his podcast Man Vs. Art!  We are super stoked about this! The first episode of the crossover will be episode 44 of Man Vs. Art with the second part of the crossover happening here on BIPT episode 46. Here’s the pitch:

"World’s will collide and multiverses will be in crisis when Man vs. Art’s  Raul Aguirre Jr. and Che  join forces with  Big Illustration Party Time’s Kevin Cross and Joshua Kemble to tear the art world a new one  in an EPIC crossover event so rad it can only be called Man Vs. Party, or Party Vs. Art, maybe Art Vs. Party. Uhh, what the heck, Man vs. Party works!”

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