Nicholas Heilig is a festival touring live-painter who has been steadily gaining popularity as he works tirelessly to improve his skills. We talk about finding the balance between the New Age woo-woo and healthy skepticism, advice for budding artists who want to make a career of their creativity, and how to not be duped by the myriad political divisions of the world. Nicholas is a great guy with a grounded but open minded way of viewing the world and I know you'll love this chat!
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Topics (View on IP Website)⦁How artists can trade skill training with one another to empower both of their careers⦁Exploring digital programs to supplement one's graphic design abilities⦁Advice for getting into creating album artwork for musicians ⦁Creating cultures that value original thought by becoming more self-reliant⦁Maintaining healthy levels of doubt and skepticism while retaining an open mind⦁Ken Wilbur - Theory of Everything⦁Why budding artists should be fearless with experimentation and different mediums⦁"Just make stuff that's uniquely you, like crazy, all the time." ⦁Taking attention off the corrupt mass media and onto creating healing⦁Questioning the increase in youth suicide rates and the rise of heavy pharmaceutical prescriptions ⦁Sovereignty & Finding balance between collective co-dependency and personal responsibility⦁Seeing through political dialectics⦁Heilig's history as a festival hopping live painter ⦁Non-local psychic connections and auras⦁Link to Twiddles' Tumbledown - http://twiddlemusic.com/tumble-down-2017/ ⦁Advice for aspiring live painters from Heilig⦁Heilig's end goal of opening a live-in studio space for artists to share skills, tools, collaborate and utilize as a venue
PLUS EXTENSION+ (Subscribe!)⦁Why it matters to be surrounded by people who share a similar purpose to yours⦁Utilizing resources that are available to artists through local government grants that some cities provide⦁Heilig's story about a butterfly/moth sychronicity at Rootwire Festival and other sychronicities involving insects⦁Great contemplations on the nature of infinity the interconnectedness of all life⦁Ways to engage the right and left brain simultaneously⦁Ideas about how to help and influence your community without sabotaging yourself⦁considering what would happen to our national and religious differences if aliens invaded⦁Heilig is looking for fellow artists to join him as performers at his upcoming show: "The Juicy Art Market" June 1st - https://www.facebook.com/events/376730212832787/
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