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The So Free Art Podcast

216 EpisodesProduced by Sophie Lawson, Transgender ArtistWebsite

Art is Powerful, it can change your life, like it has for Transgender Artist Sophie Lawson, who shares not only Drawing and Painting Tips, but how Art can help Heal your life, and allow you to start Facing your Fears.

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215 • ARTISTS BEWARE! THE MIND LIES!

May 15th, 2022

57:32

In this co-host lilDENNiS and I sit down and say Artists Beware! As we talk about how The Mind Lies.

Some of the topics covered on this one include:

Looking Over Your Old Art,
Drawing Negative Shapes,
The 'Awareness' Super …

214 • THE FEAR OF REJECTION

May 8th, 2022

30:20

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Walk and Talk about The Fear of Rejection.

While co-host lilDENNiS stayed inside, I got to play on the swings lol

213 • GOING BACK TO ART CLASS AND LIFE DRAWING

May 1st, 2022

52:46

In this one I talk about Going Back To Art Class, after I returned this week to Life Drawing with the Plymouth Arts Club.

Co-host lilDENNiS was here with me for this one, as we talk about stuff like:

Social Anxiety,
Life …

212 • FACING FEARS WITH DESIRE

April 24th, 2022

59:25

This 'About The Tings' episode is a sort of Walk and Talk about Facing Fears with Desires.

Co-host lilDENNiS stayed at home, as I talked about topics …

211 • WE NEED TO FORGIVE JIMMY SAVILE

April 17th, 2022

48:52

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Walk and Talk with me Mum about how We Need To Forgive Jimmy Savile.

Co-host lilDENNiS pops in for the second part, as I go a bit deeper on some of the topics.

Some of the stuff we talk …

210 • WHY I LOVE NATURE

April 10th, 2022

10:04

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Walk and Talk around Plymbride Woods, right on the outskirts of Dartmoor, where I discuss Why I Love Nature.

There was no co-host lilDENNiS on this one, but there were plenty of: …

209 • SOD THIS, WHAT DO I WANT?

April 3rd, 2022

40:02

This Attack of the Cows 'About The Tings' episode is a Walk and Talk around Saltrum, the local woods, where I ask What Do I want?, and talk about the …

208 • WHAT IS THE DREAM REALM?

March 27th, 2022

57:31

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Walk and Talk / Sit and Think, where I wonder, What is the Dream Realm?, Are Dream Figures Conscious, and How Do Dreams Link to The Shadow Self.

Co-host lilDENNiS stayed at home for …

207 • WHY LEARN THE ART FUNDAMENTAL LIGHT? : AN ART BOOK ART-ICKLE

March 20th, 2022

42:31

In this one I look at the Art Fundamental Light, which is the first of 7 from an ickle article entitled 'Why Learn The Art Fundamentals', from the art book Art Fundamentals: Theory in Practice, by 3dtotal publishing.

206 • THE WORLD’S GONE MAD AND MIND ATTACKS

March 13th, 2022

29:39

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Walk and Talk about how The Worlds Gone Mad, Mind Attacks, and Freedom of Speech.

Co-host lilDENNiS stayed inside today, but there were lot of birds out playing, as I walked around the …

205 • WHY LEARN THE ART FUNDAMENTALS? : AN ART BOOK ART-ICKLE

March 6th, 2022

58:17

In this one I look at an ickle article entitled 'Why Learn The Art Fundamentals', from the art book Art Fundamentals: Theory in Practice, by 3dtotal publishing.

Some of the topics covered on this one include:

Why Learn …

204 • FACE MASKS AND FREEDOM PART 6

February 27th, 2022

34:16

This 'About the Tings' Dump and Doodle spectacular, is part 6 of the Face Masks and Freedom series.

Co-host lilDENNiS was alongside, as we spoke about …

203 • OPEN AND CLOSED POSES WITH VICTORIA KOSHELEVA : A CDQ ART-ICKLE

February 20th, 2022

47:30

In this one I look at an article entitled 'Open and Closed Poses with Victoria Kosheleva', from issue 6 of the Character Design Quarterly magazine, …

202 • FACE MASKS AND FREEDOM PART 5

February 13th, 2022

59:59

This 'About the Tings' episode, is part 5 of the Face Masks and Freedom series.

Co-host lilDENNiS was by my side, as we spoke about Facing Fears, Standing Up For Yourself, and lots of other topics like:

The Canadian …

201 • LUCID DREAMING : MY RECENT EXPERIENCES PART 7

February 6th, 2022

1:01:49

This 'About The Tings' episode is about the Lucid Dream Realm, and some of my recent Lucid Dream Experiences.

Co-host lilDENNiS takes off his jumper, as I throw on my wig, for this jump down the Lucid Dreaming Rabbit …

200 • CELEBRATING 200 EPISODES

January 30th, 2022

2:36:11

In this 'About the Tings' episode, we're Celebrating 200 Episodes of The So Free Art Podcast.

Co-host lilDENNiS threw a surprise party, as him and the rest of the gang: wore party hats, set off party poppers, and even …

199 • THE MATRIX RESURRECTIONS REVIEW

January 23rd, 2022

59:46

In this 'About the Tings' episode, I talk about The Matrix Resurrections.

Co-host lilDENNiS enjoyed this one, but he did have to cover his ears from time to time to avoid spoilers.

Some of the topics include:

What My Mum …

198 • ARE ALIENS US FROM THE FUTURE?

January 16th, 2022

44:11

In this 'About the Tings' episode, I wonder, Are Aliens Us From The Past?

lilDENNiS took a time out to spend some quality time with Kitty, so the co-host for this one was an Alien :)

Some of the topics include:

The Event …

197 • DUMP AND DOODLE THE SHADOW SELF

January 9th, 2022

53:05

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Dump and Doodle The Shadow Self, where I do some Doodling, while Brain Dumping on various topics.

Co-host …

196 • GOALS, DEATH, AND VIDEO GAMES

January 2nd, 2022

25:44

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Walk and Talk about Goals, Death, and Video Games :)

It was a very Gloomy, Wet, and Windy day, so co-host lilDENNiS decided to stay indoors; Sorry if the wind gets a bit noisy at times!

195 • CHRISTMAS WITH MUM

December 24th, 2021

15:31

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Christmas with Mum.

Co-host lilDENNiS was with us, as we talked about stuff like:

Favourite Christmas Films,
Jesus,
Buying Presents,
Was God a Male?,
and there's a Christmas Sing Song :)

194 • DUMP AND DOODLE F1

December 19th, 2021

32:09

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Dump and Doodle F1, where I do some Doodling, while Brain Dumping on various topics.

Co-host lilDENNiS listens in, …

193 • CROP CIRCLES

December 12th, 2021

29:33

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Walk and Talk about Crop Circles :)

It was too cold for co-host lilDENNiS today, but some of the topics on this …

192 • WTF IS GOING ON? PSYCHIC ABILITIES, FEAR, CONTROL, & THE SOCIETY BUBBLE

December 5th, 2021

33:05

In this 'About the Tings' episode, I wonder, WTF is Going On? What is happening to The World?

Some of the topics me and lilDENNiS cover include:

How …

191 • THE PERSONALITY TEST WITH ILSE HARTING : A CDQ ART-ICKLE

November 28th, 2021

37:27

In this one I look at an article entitled 'The Personality Test with Ilse Harting', from issue 18 of the Character Design Quarterly magazine, by 3dtotal publishing.

Some of the topics covered on this one include:

The …

190 • DUMP AND DOODLE BOO

November 21st, 2021

28:21

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Dump and Doodle Boo, where I do some Doodling, while Brain Dumping on various topics.

Co-host lilDENNiS and Kitty are here, as we talk about stuff like:

My Relationship with Money,

189 • SMOKESCREENS

November 14th, 2021

27:10

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Walk and Talk about Smokescreens :)

Co-host lilDENNiS sat in me pocket for this one, as we talked about topics like:

Smokescreens,
Climate Change,
The Cycle of Earth's Seasons,
Black Lives …

188 • DUMP AND DOODLE POO

November 7th, 2021

25:56

This 'About The Tings' episode is another Dump and Doodle ... a Dump and Doodle Poo, where I do some Doodling, while Brain Dumping on various topics.

Co-host lilDENNiS is here too, as we talk about stuff like:

Eating …

187 • SPIRIT POSSESSION : DUMP AND DOODLE DOO

October 31st, 2021

59:04

This 'About The Tings' episode is another Dump and Doodle ... a Dump and Doodle Doo, where I do some Doodling, while Brain Dumping about the topic of Spirit Possession.

Co-host lilDENNiS was with us, as we talked about …

186 • THE EARTH ISN’T ROUND

October 24th, 2021

48:50

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Walk and Talk about how The Earth Isn't Round :)

Co-host lilDENNiS wasn't with us, he was at home in the warmth with Kitty, but I hope you enjoy this one.

Some of the topics include:
How …

185 • DUMP AND DOODLE TOO

October 17th, 2021

34:13

This 'About The Tings' episode is another Dump and Doodle ... a Dump and Doodle Too, where I do some Doodling, while Brain Dumping on various topics.

Co-host lilDENNiS sits with us, as we talk about stuff like:

Eating …

184 • WALK AND TALK

October 10th, 2021

20:28

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Walk and Talk, as I make my way to pick up some free Manga Books :)

Co-host lilDENNiS wasn't with us, but I hope you enjoy this one!

183 • DUMP AND DOODLE

October 3rd, 2021

40:10

This 'About The Tings' episode is a Dump and Doodle ... where I do some Doodling, while Brain Dumping on various topics.

Co-host lilDENNiS was here with us, as we talk about stuff like:

Nature and Balance,
Feeling Energy,

182 • TAKING BOBBY FOR A WALK

September 26th, 2021

11:36

This 'Walk and Talk' is more of a visual podcast, as Me and Mum Take Bobby the Dog Out for a Walk ... or rather, he takes my Mum out for a Walk :)

Hope you like this one.

181 • BEING INDECISIVE

September 19th, 2021

31:55

This walk and talk is about Being Indecisive ... I think :)

Some of the topics include:

Wondering how they stress test those rides with the springs in kids parks?,
Being Indecisive,
Car Boot Sales,
Listening To The Thoughts,

180 • YOU CAN’T DO EVERYTHING

September 12th, 2021

30:51

This 'Walk and Talk' is about how You Can't Do Everything ... well, at least I can't :)

Some of the topics on this one include:

The Value of Money,
Using Your Intuition,
The Fun of Reselling,
Art as a Passion,
Art as Your …

179 • CRAFTING ADORABLE CHARACTERS WITH FABIOLA COLAVECCHIO : A CDQ ART-ICKLE

September 5th, 2021

33:41

In this one I take a look at an article entitled 'Crafting Adorable Characters with Fabiola Colavecchio', from issue 12 of the Character Design …

178 • RETURNING TO YOUR CHILDHOOD HOME

August 29th, 2021

35:53

This spur of the moment 'About The Tings' episode is about Returning to Your Childhood Home, after a recent visit me and Mum had to the house I was born in 41 years ago.

It's been 30 years since we saw this house, and …

177 • SELLING YOUR SOUL

August 22nd, 2021

48:17

This 'Walk and Talk' about Selling Your Soul goes into some very strange topics, as we end up walking and talking through a graveyard.

lilDENNiS was …

176 • DISCIPLINE

August 15th, 2021

25:49

This walk and talk was recorded in the rain, as I splashed about with the topic of Discipline.

Some of the other tings covered on this one include:

Desire,
Determination,
How Children Are Fearless,
How Meditation Improves …

175 • THE GARDEN OF EDEN

August 8th, 2021

1:28:14

This 'About The Tings' episode may be a bit all over the place, but the main topic is The Garden of Eden.

I wonder:
Was the Garden of Eden a Paradise Prison?,
Who was God?,
Who is the Creator?,
Are we inside of some sort of …

174 • ANGRY CLOUD WITH EMMA CORMARIE : A CDQ ART-ICKLE

August 1st, 2021

43:35

A look at a lickle ickle article entitled 'Characterize This: Angry Cloud with Emma Cormarie', from issue 15 of the Character Design Quarterly …

173 • CONFRONTATION AND BAD HABITS

July 25th, 2021

37:11

This 'About The Tings' episode is all about Confrontation and Bad Habits. I thought at first they were two separate topics, but as I got into this one, I realised they're kind of linked.

lilDENNiS wasn't with us for this …

172 • STUDYING FROM ART BOOKS VS ONLINE COURSES

July 18th, 2021

38:11

Studying time! In this one, lilDENNiS and I talk about Studying, and why I prefer Studying from Art Books vs Online Courses.

This episode came about after I set the date for my Procreate studying, of the 1st of August …

171 • STORYTELLING AND ATMOSPHERE WITH RAQUEL VILLANUEVA : A CDQ ART-ICKLE

July 11th, 2021

1:11:35

A look at an ickle article entitled 'Storytelling and Atmosphere with Raquel Villanueva', from issue 16 of the Character Design Quarterly magazine, by 3dtotal publishing.

This was a brilliant article to study, I came …

170 • 15 TIPS FOR BETTER CHARACTER DESIGN WITH DAVID MELLING : AN IMAGINEFX ART-ICKLE

July 4th, 2021

1:14:44

A look at an ickle article entitled '15 Tips for Better Character Design with David Melling', from issue 201 of the art magazine ImagineFX.

This was …

169 • CATCH UP EPISODE: TIME AND MONEY

June 27th, 2021

34:06

In this Brain Dump Catch up episode, I talk about: the past 3 months, Moving, Routines, Time and Money, and Saying Yes or No.

What's the point of having loads of Money with No Time? I ask that, and talk about other …

168 • MORNING AND NIGHT TIME ROUTINES

June 20th, 2021

7:40

My Morning and Night time Routines are the topic for this one, as I talk about tings like: Automatic Writing, Dream Diaries, and Stretching.

The battery on my camera died right as I said bye on this one, which I thought …

167 • EARTH WAS ORIGINALLY THE REPTILIANS

June 13th, 2021

15:20

Dinosaurs, Extinctions, Intelligence, these are the main things I cover on this one, as I talk about how the Earth was originally the Reptilians.

I believe the Dinosaurs were way more intelligent than we're lead to …

166 • THE POWER OF PSYCHEDELICS

June 6th, 2021

21:58

Psychedelics is the topic for this one, as I talk about The Power of Psychedelics.

My Psychedelic experience, the Void, and ancient civilisations are the main topics, but I also wonder, What does God look like?

Hope you …

165 • NATURE VS TECHNOLOGY

May 30th, 2021

16:41

On this one I talk about Nature vs Technology, Fantasy Art vs Sci-Fi Art, and Colours.

Would you rather live on a planet of Nature, or a planet of …

164 • THE MICROCHIP WAS AN ADVANCED AI

May 23rd, 2021

9:38

On this one I talk about how The Microchip was an Advanced AI that purposely crashed on the Earth to seed the planet with technology, with the goal …

163 • ARE WE ALREADY DEAD?

May 16th, 2021

24:35

On this one I talk about the Death Realm, the Tibetan Book of the Dead, and ask, Are we already Dead?

I'm convinced we are actually dead ... it's all in reverse, when we die in this illusion, that will actually be us …

162 • A STORM IS COMING

May 9th, 2021

10:47

A Storm is Coming is something Mooji said during one of his talks, and it's the topic for this walk and talk around Plymbridge Woods.

It's to do with how when you start to become more awake, and level up your positive …

161 • WHAT IS THE OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCE?

May 2nd, 2021

13:44

What is the Out of Body Experience? And how does the OBE state relate to Lucid Dreaming?

That's what I ask on this lil walk and talk around Plymbridge Woods.

Hope you enjoy this one.

160 • PROBABILITY BASED BEINGS AND THE POWER OF FREE WILL

April 25th, 2021

10:26

Probability Based Beings and The Power of Free Will are the main topics on this one, as I talk about how I believe we are each living without our own …

159 • BETTER TO NOT BE LUCID IN YOUR DREAMS?

April 18th, 2021

11:30

Lucid Dreaming is the topic for this one, as I talk about how Sometimes it's better to Not be Lucid in Your Dreams.

The main topics talk about the relationship between the waking and dream states, and Consciousness and …

158 • NOAH’S ARK WAS A DIGITAL DATABASE OF DNA

April 11th, 2021

17:03

On this one I'm talking about Noah's Ark, and how I believe it was a Digital Database containing the DNA of each species on the Earth.

I also talk about Flood dreams, and wonder, are we about to experience a great flood?

157 • JESUS – WHO WAS HE?

April 4th, 2021

13:22

Jesus! Who was Jesus? What did he do? Where did he go? And what would happen to him if he was alive today?

That's what we're talking about on this …

156 • FACE MASKS AND FREEDOM PART FOUR

March 28th, 2021

31:57

Out in nature for this one, as we continue with part four of our Face Masks and Freedom series.

Lots and lots of stuff on this one, but the mainly it's about Dealing with Conflict, Getting Dirty Looks, and Finding …

155 • GESTURE AND POSE WITH IDA HEM PART 2 : AN ART BOOK ART-ICKLE

March 21st, 2021

1:12:00

The second part of our look at the ickle article 'Gesture and Pose with Ida Hem', from the Art Book 'Creating Stylized Characters by 3dtotal Publishing'.

Last week we looked at - What is Gesture?, Squashing and …

154 • GESTURE AND POSE WITH IDA HEM PART 1 : AN ART BOOK ART-ICKLE

March 14th, 2021

1:31:21

What is Gesture? Let's find out, as we look at an Art-ickle called 'Gesture and Pose with Ida Hem', from the Art Book 'Creating Stylized Characters by 3dtotal Publishing'.

This is part one of two, and focuses on: What is …

153 • A WALK AND TALK : CHILD ABUSE, SPONTANEITY, AND ENGLISH ACCENTS

March 7th, 2021

55:31

This Walk and Talk episode sees me walking around the local woods of Saltrum, while talking about random topics.

lilDENNiS and Kitty joined me on this adventure, as we talked about various tings like:

Breaking my …

152 • THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID : CLIPS FROM INSPIRATIONAL PEOPLE

February 28th, 2021

1:45:54

This 'About The Tings' episode is the first installment of a new series I'm calling, That's What She Said, where I'll be sharing and discussing various clips from inspirational podcasts and videos like Leak Project, …

151 • THE POWER OF NOW BY ECKHART TOLLE : BOOK REVIEW

February 21st, 2021

44:40

This 'About The Tings' episode is all about a beautiful blue book called The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. A guide to Spiritual Enlightenment.

150 • PAINTING WITH GOUACHE WITH PERNILLE ØRUM : AN ART BOOK ART-ICKLE

February 14th, 2021

48:30

Mermaid time, as we take a look at another Art-ickle from the Art Book 'The Art of Pernille Ørum', this one's called Painting with Gouache.

Last week we studied a Pernille Ørum art-ickle called Clean Character Design, …

149 • CLEAN CHARACTER DESIGN WITH PERNILLE ØRUM : AN ART BOOK ART-ICKLE

February 7th, 2021

1:04:54

lilDENNiS and Kitty help us go through an Art-ickle called Clean Character Design, from the Art Book 'The Art of Pernille Ørum'.

Not only is the …

148 • OUR ANCIENT PAST

January 31st, 2021

50:59

This 'About The Tings' episode is all about Our Ancient Past; We don't know the full story of Our Ancient Past, our past is way more complicated and …

147 • TIME FOR ACTION

January 24th, 2021

31:16

This 'About The Tings' episode is all about how it's NOW time for ACTION, Time to Stand up for Freedom, and Time to Stand up For The Truth.

Topics …

146 • PSYCHEDELICS PART TWO : THE AFTER

January 17th, 2021

1:26:24

This 'About The Tings' episode is all about Psychedelics, as I talk about my first psychedelic experience with DMT.

What I've realised is, there is …

145 • PSYCHEDELICS PART ONE : THE BEFORE

January 10th, 2021

50:06

This 'About The Tings' episode is all about Psychedelics baby, yeahhh baby yeah lol Co-host lilDENNiS got his first Kitty kisses of the year, as I …

144 • 3 COOL FEMALE SHOJO FASHION LOOKS : AN ART BOOK ART-ICKLE

January 3rd, 2021

57:44

Time to look at a fun and inspiring Art-Ickle, about 3 cool female Shojo Fashion Looks, from the art book Shojo Fashion Manga Art School by Irene …

143 • CHRISTMAS MEMORIES

December 24th, 2020

33:59

This 'About The Tings' episode is all about Christmas Memories, as I wear a Miss Santa outfit, and Rodney the Reindeer joins us for a look back at Christmas Films, Toys, and Video Games.

Some of stuff we cover includes:

142 • NOT DRAWING ENOUGH

December 20th, 2020

26:49

A Talk and Walk around Plymbridge Woods, as I slip and slide my way around the topic of Not Drawing Enough.

Some of the tings that come up include:

Being an All or Nothing type of person,
Making Excuses,
Mind Games, and …

141 • IMAGINEFX ARTICLE ‘THE A-Z OF SCI-FI ART’ PART TWO

December 13th, 2020

54:50

Part two of an Art-Ickle from issue 65 of the ImagineFX Magazine, entitled 'The A-Z of Sci-Fi Art', was the topic for this weeks episode.

This episode covers N to Z, and was so much fun. I wore me lil Mass Effect N7 …

140 • IMAGINEFX ARTICLE ‘THE A-Z OF SCI-FI ART’ PART ONE

December 6th, 2020

1:14:34

An Art-Ickle from issue 65 of the ImagineFX Magazine, entitled 'The A-Z of Sci-Fi Art', was the topic for this weeks episode.

This is a beast of an Art-ickle, so I've split it into two parts, with this episode covering A …

139 • TALKING TO STRANGERS

November 29th, 2020

40:27

This 'About The Tings' episode is all about Talking to Strangers, as lilDENNiS joins me on a quest to talk to a random person about Paranormal Experiences.

This one was recorded while walking to Saltrum, which is the …

138 • ART SOUNDOFF : JOURNALING PODCAST CHALLENGE

November 22nd, 2020

37:55

Art Soundoff is an Art Journaling Micro Podcast Challenge run by the Lean into Art Podcast.

Last year I decided to try and do all 30 prompts in one sitting for episode 85, and thought I'd do the same again this year :)

137 • WE ARE HERE TO SAVE THE EARTH

November 15th, 2020

1:04:36

This is a proper brain dump episode, where I talk about how We are here to Save the Earth.

The world is corrupt, we are in the middle of a …

136 • 11 YEARS : A MYSTERY TOPIC

November 8th, 2020

23:13

lilDENNiS randomly selected this weeks topic, so it's a mystery topic called 11 years.

It's about an experience I had with my first gender therapist, which was super inspiring and really helped me see how changing your …

135 • SCARY STUFF: SCARY FILMS, SCARY VIDEO GAMES, AND SCARY ART

October 31st, 2020

33:32

I cosplay a not so scary cat for this one, as I talk about Scary Stuff like Scary Films, Scary Video Games, and Scary Art.

There's also a lil scary story, but the less said about that the better :)

Some of the scary …

134 • FACE MASKS AND FREEDOM PART THREE WITH SPIDER-MAN

October 25th, 2020

37:28

Spider-Man takes over this week, as we continue with part three of our Face Masks and Freedom series.

Lots and lots of stuff on this one, but the …

133 • BURNOUT, ADDICTION, AND THE POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF VIDEO GAMES

October 18th, 2020

45:45

Brain Dump time, as I talk about Burnout, Addiction and the Positives and Negatives of Video Games.

I really liked this, it does go all over the place, but the main topic really was trying to find Balance, and understand …

132 • 366 DAYS OF DRAWING? THE DRAW EVER DAY FOR A YEAR ART CHALLENGE

October 11th, 2020

50:42

I did it! I finished the Draw Every Day for a Year Art Challenge, which saw me showing up to draw for 366 days in a row. How was it? What did I learn? What did I like? What did I struggle with? Time to find out, in this …

131 • SKETCH EVERY DAY ARTICLE ‘ALL IN THE EYES, WITH SIMONE GRÜNEWALD’

October 4th, 2020

38:27

An Art-Ickle from the Sketch Every Day Art Book, entitled 'All in The Eyes, with the artist Simone Grünewald' was the topic for this weeks lil podcast.

This was really fun, lots of tips and advice about sketching Eyes, …

130 • ENTITIES IN DREAMS

September 27th, 2020

53:31

This 'About The Tings' episode is all about Entities in Dreams, as lilDENNiS and I talk about some of the various entities I've encountered in various Dream, Meditation, and Lucid Dream states.

Some of the tings we talk …

129 • SKETCHES VS FINISHED DRAWINGS

September 20th, 2020

32:47

Sketches are almost always more fun and exciting than finished drawings, which is the topic for this weeks episode, as lilDENNiS and I talk about Sketches vs Finished Drawings.

Topics include:

Gesture is Key,
How to Study,

128 • VIDEO GAME FAVOURITES, WITH LARA CROFT

September 13th, 2020

43:25

Lara Croft takes over the show this week, as I do a bit of cosplaying, and talk about my Favourite Video Game Characters, Stories, Games, Systems, and Memories :) This was a fun one.

Some of the topics include:

My Day …

127 • PLAGIARISM : JAKE PARKER AND ALPHONSO DUNN

September 6th, 2020

29:53

Hey that's mine! Plagiarism is the topic for this one, as I talk about my thoughts on the recent Jake Parker and Alphonso Dunn controversy.

This is a super interesting topic, because what one person calls plagiarism, …

126 • FACE MASKS AND FREEDOM PART TWO

August 30th, 2020

44:41

Thoughts are everything, that's what I discover on this weeks about the tings episode, which sees me talking about Face Masks and Freedom part two.

If your heart says it doesn't feel right, than it isn't right. Instead …

125 • ROUTINE AND SPONTANEITY

August 23rd, 2020

32:05

This be a brain dump episode about Routine and Spontaneity.

I talk about a lot of stuff on this one, but mostly it's about trying to get the balance between doing the tings you've got to, the tings you want to do, and …

124 • CDQ ARTICLE ‘DESIGNING FOR CHILDREN’S BOOKS WITH JULIA CHRISTIANS’

August 16th, 2020

47:24

An Art-Ickle in Issue 6 of the Character Design Quarterly Magazine, entitled 'Designing for Children's Books, with Julia Christians' was the topic …

123 • CDQ ARTICLE ‘PLAYING WITH COLOR, WITH JAROM VOGEL’

August 9th, 2020

39:39

An Art-Ickle in Issue 13 of the Character Design Quarterly Magazine, entitled 'Playing with Color, with Jarom Vogel' was the topic for this weeks fun …

122 • INTERVIEW WITH MAKEUP ARTIST JASMINE TAYLOR BEAUTY

August 2nd, 2020

55:35

Time to dive into the world of Makeup Artist Jasmine Taylor, who sat down with me and lilDENNiS for a chat about Transgender Makeup, Mental Health, and Sleep Paralysis.

This was Fun, Interesting, and Super Inspiring …

121 – DEATH AND LIFE

July 26th, 2020

44:09

This 'About The Tings' episode is all about Death, with a lil bit of Life, thanks to lilDENNiS and Kitty, who have been at it all week creating baby lilDENNiSES :)

The episode is a brain dump therapy type session, where …

120 • FACE MASKS AND FREEDOM

July 19th, 2020

19:28

No Kitty Kisses for lilDENNiS this week ... or are there? Face Masks and Freedom are the topics for this weeks episode, which sees me talking about the recent law that forces all UK people to wear Face Masks in shops.

Is …

119 • CDQ ARTICLE ‘FOUR-WORD CHARACTERIZATION WITH DUNG HO’

July 12th, 2020

35:42

An Art-Ickle in Issue 5 of the Character Design Quarterly Magazine, entitled 'Four-Word Characterization, with Dung Ho' was the topic for this weeks …

118 • GRAPHITE MAGAZINE ARTICLE ‘CREATING CREATURES, WITH BRYNN METHENEY’

July 5th, 2020

49:40

An Art-Ickle from Graphite Magazine Issue 2, entitled 'Creating Creatures: Sketching and Concept Development, with Brynn Metheney' was the topic for this weeks episode, which saw me and lilDENNiS pick up a lot of lil …

117 • LUCID DREAMING : MY RECENT EXPERIENCES PART 6

June 28th, 2020

45:02

This 'About The Tings' episode is about Lucid Dreaming, and some of my recent Lucid Dream Experiences.

The Sub Conscious is the main Focus with such Lucid Dreams as:
Are You My Sub Conscious,
What Are You Wearing?,
and …

116 • ACCEPTANCE

June 21st, 2020

36:19

This is one of them Therapy sessions, where I empty my Mind on the topic of Acceptance.

It's something that popped into my awareness this morning, after a dream I had last night where I was face to face with my Dad, …

115 • IMAGINEFX ARTICLE ‘THE NATURE OF FAERIE ART WITH MARC POTTS’

June 14th, 2020

1:02:37

An Art-Ickle from the ImagineFX Art Book Fantasy Creatures, entitled 'The Nature of Faerie Art, with Marc Potts' was the topic for this weeks episode, which saw me and lilDENNiS dive into the world of Fairies, and other …

114 • CDQ ARTICLE ‘DESIGNING A COVER WITH SARAH CONRADSEN’

June 7th, 2020

45:25

An Art-Ickle in Issue 12 of the Character Design Quarterly Magazine, entitled 'Behind The Cover Art - Designing The Cover, with Sarah Conradsen' was the topic for this weeks episode; Found this one to be Super …

113 – THE lil ANGELS AND DEMONS IN MY HEAD

May 31st, 2020

51:59

This 'About The Tings' episode goes pretty deep and made me cry, but I really enjoyed it. The main topics are Anxiety, the lil Demon and Angel inside my head, and the Power of Nature.

I had no idea where this one was …

112 • WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT DIARY : WEEK THREE

May 24th, 2020

28:54

The final Website Development Diary episode before normal service resumes :) was a Crazy week, but the most Important week.

I had so many notes for this one, I decided to throw them out the window and talk mainly about …

111 – WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT DIARY : WEEK TWO

May 17th, 2020

18:51

Down by the River we go for this one, as lilDENNiS and I talk about more Website Development Diary stuff, and watch lil Ducks bobbing along the water …

110 – WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT DIARY : WEEK ONE

May 10th, 2020

31:52

lilDENNiS and I talk about Website Development on this one, and do a lil bit of African Drumming :)

The month of May is all about Working on me Website, and this episode covers the main take away from the first week of …

109 – WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT DIARY

May 3rd, 2020

23:11

We're joined by special guest Funny the Cat for this one, who plops in to say hello as lilDENNiS and I talk about Website Development.

Me lil website broke months ago, and I decided it time to finally start bringing it …

108 – FALSE AWAKENINGS AND LUCID DREAMING

April 26th, 2020

35:50

This 'About The Tings' episode is about False Awakenings within the Lucid Dreaming state.

What Are they? How do they Feel? And What do I think is causing them?

That's some of the tings I talk about, as well as stuff like:

107 – VIDEO GAMES ADDICTION & GUILT

April 19th, 2020

50:52

This is one of them Therapy sessions, where I empty my Mind on the topic of Video Game Addiction.

It's something I've struggled with all my life; I thought I was over it, but it seems I'm still Trapped in the Cycle of …

106 – CDQ ARTICLE ‘THE LANGUAGE OF SHAPES, WITH TOM HÄNNI’

April 12th, 2020

40:10

An Art-Ickle in Issue 11 of the Character Design Quarterly Magazine, entitled 'A Quick Guide To Composing Characters, with Katarzyna Olbromska' is the topic of this weeks episode; and it's a super fascinating one about …

105 – COLOUR THERAPY

April 5th, 2020

1:13:09

This one was fun. I dive into the book Colour Therapy by Sue Lilly, and talk about all the different colours, and how they affect us on an energy …

104 – LUCID DREAMING : MY RECENT LUCID DREAM EXPERIENCES 5

March 29th, 2020

47:28

This 'About The Tings' episode is about Lucid Dreaming, and some of my recent Lucid Dream Experiences.

Entities are the main Focus with such Lucid Dreams as:
It's Nan! Part 2,
The Swamp,
and Smoke In Me Face.

I also talk …

103 – THE WAKE UP CALL

March 22nd, 2020

36:17

Wakey Wakey! Can you hear that? I never planned to talk about this topic, but it popped into my head, so I went with it ... on this episode I talk about the Virus, and how I see it as The Wake Up Call we all need.

102 – STARVING YOUR DISTRACTIONS

March 15th, 2020

47:15

What a weird week this has been. It's been a week of Distractions, and in this episode I talk about a lil article I found on Steemit.com, entitled 'Starving Your Distractions'.

This ends up being one of those Therapy …

101 – CDQ ARTICLE ‘A QUICK GUIDE TO COMPOSING CHARACTERS, WITH KATARZYNA OLBROMSKA’

March 8th, 2020

37:59

An Art-Ickle in Issue 11 of the Character Design Quarterly Magazine, entitled 'A Quick Guide To Composing Characters, with Katarzyna Olbromska' is the topic of this weeks episode; and it's a super fascinating one about …

100 – SAUSAGES OR FISH FINGERS? A CHAT WITH LORNA LAWSON

March 1st, 2020

24:34

It's episode 100! Woohoo, and to celebrate we have my lovely Sister Lorna Lawson on the show, for a fun lil interview type ting where we sat down and chatted about stuff like:

Facing Fears,
Managing People,
What Happens …

99 – NEGATIVE THOUGHTS

February 23rd, 2020

27:47

NO! That's what I said out loud during the recording of a YouTube video when I got hit with a wave of Negative Thoughts about my voice.

Once I had …

98 – WHAT’S ON ME BOOKSHELF? PART TWO

February 16th, 2020

1:03:03

Books! I love even more books in this episode, which is part two of looking at the Art and Spiritual Books currently on me bookshelf.

Part one covered mostly Spiritual Books, while this one is mostly Art Books.

Some of …

97 – WHAT’S ON ME BOOKSHELF? PART ONE

February 9th, 2020

49:57

Books! I love books, and on this episode I take a look at the Art and Spiritual Books currently on me bookshelf waiting to be read.

This one ended up running longer than expected, so I split it into two parts. Part one …

96 – SAYING NO

February 2nd, 2020

13:48

Hope you enjoy this talk about Saying No that goes completely off the rails by the end; I've so much more to say about this topic, but it will have …

95 – MYSTERY TOPIC

January 26th, 2020

23:41

This one's a Mystery! Thought it might be fun to keep the topic a Secret from you, seeing as I didn't know what I was going to be talking about until …

94 – A THEORY : ARE WE ALL EXISTING IN OUR OWN UNIVERSE?

January 19th, 2020

49:47

The Creators Creations are Creating the Creator. I came up with that Paradoxical thought, and it sums up the out there'ness of a Theory I talk about on this 'About The Tings' episode.

It covers a Meditation I had earlier …

93 – AN ADDICTION TO BUYING TINGS THERAPY SESSION

January 12th, 2020

41:29

Time for a Therapy Session, as I talk about an Addiction to Buying tings like Video Games.

Why is it so hard to stop Bad Habits?

Why do I feel this insane Desire to buy more Video Games, when I don't even play the ones …

92 – DRAWING EVERY DAY

January 5th, 2020

33:17

This one's about what I've Learnt, and Struggled with, after 90 days of a Daily Drawing Art Challenge where you have to do a Drawing Ever Day for a Year.

I talk about a lot of tings on this one, like:

The Importance of …

91 – LUCID DREAMING : MY RECENT LUCID DREAM EXPERIENCES 4

December 29th, 2019

1:38:46

This 'About The Tings' episode is about the Lucid Dreaming, and some of my recent Lucid Dream Experiences.

Including such Lucid Dreams as:
Mooji,
It's Nan!,
Dad? Dad? Daaaad?,
Wooden Birds,
and Bouncy Bouncy.

I also talk …

90 – CHRISTMAS SING ALONG

December 22nd, 2019

7:42

Join me and the boys, aka Dennis, Clive, Monty and Peter, for a lil Christmas Sing Along :)

Happy Christmas!

PS, what's happened to Phil Collins?

89 – GRAPHITE MAGAZINE ARTICLE ‘ETHEREAL PORTRAITS, WITH SARA TEPES’

December 15th, 2019

56:58

An Article in Graphite Magazine issue 9, entitled 'Ethereal Portraits, with Sara Tepes', is the topic of this weeks episode; I study how Sara Tepes walks through the process of drawing a Traditional Pencil Portrait from …

88 – STUDYING AND FINDING FOCUS & BALANCE THANKS TO VIDEO GAMES

December 8th, 2019

31:15

Who would have thought playing Video Games would result in better Focus, Balance, and Discipline?

That is what's happened though; I talk about the …

87 – SOCIAL ANXIETY AND VIDEO GAME ADDICTION

December 1st, 2019

49:27

This be one of them there Brain Dump episodes, where I just talk and see what comes out :) Main topics are Social Anxiety, and Video Game Addiction.

86 – LUCID DREAMING : MY RECENT LUCID DREAM EXPERIENCES 3

November 24th, 2019

56:21

This 'About The Tings' episode is about the Lucid Dreaming, and some of my recent Lucid Dream Experiences.

Including such Lucid Dreams as:
Yeah, But Who Are You Really?,
Hey, I Know Him!,
and The Sing Along.

I also talk …

85 – ART SOUNDOFF : ART JOURNALING MICRO PODCAST CHALLENGE

November 17th, 2019

36:43

This one's about the Art Soundoff Challenge, which is an Art Journaling Micro Podcast Challenge run by the Lean into Art Podcast.

I decided to try and do all 30 prompts in one sitting, with only 30 seconds to Journal …

84 – BURNING MY 20,000 GESTURE DRAWINGS

November 10th, 2019

37:48

The Drawing exercise Gesture Drawing and Letting Go of Art are the main topics for this one, as I attempt to burn my 20,000 Gesture Drawings; Five years worth of Gesture Drawing go up in smoke, or do they? Dun dun dun …

83 – CDQ ARTICLE ‘CHARACTERFUL CREATURES, WITH HALEY JUSTICE’

November 3rd, 2019

32:14

An Article in Issue 7 of the Character Design Quarterly Magazine, entitled 'Characterful Creatures, with Haley Justice', is the topic of this …

82 – HOW IMPORTANT IS HAVING A WILLY OR A FANNY?

October 27th, 2019

51:10

This About The Tings episode see me talking about Willys and Fannys, or Cocks and Pussys lol

I talk about how different words for the same ting, have …

81 – CDQ ARTICLE ‘CAPTURING A CHARATER’S ESSENCE, WITH SIMONE GRÜNEWALD’

October 20th, 2019

32:33

Something a bit different for this one, as I go through an Article in Issue 1 of the Character Design Quarterly Magazine, entitled 'Capturing a Character's Essence, with Simone Grünewald'.

I talk about stuff like

80 – THE CHALLENGE OF ART CHALLENGES

October 13th, 2019

30:47

This one's all about the Art Challenges, and how I deal with some of the various Challenges that come along with doing an Art Challenge.

Minimising Overwhelm,
Simplifying the Art Challenge,
and Overcoming Perfectionism

Are …

79 – ME lil WEBSHITE … IT WENT KA-BOOM!

October 6th, 2019

33:44

Ka-BOOM! In this one I brain dump about me lil website that broke last week, and some of my feelings and Learnings from the experience.

Sadness, …

78 – MEDITATION EXPERIENCES

September 29th, 2019

41:54

In this About The Tings episode, I talks about some Meditation Experiences, including: Facing A Fear Creature that resulted in 24 hours of Panic …

77 – KEEP GOING BY AUSTIN KLEON BOOK REVIEW

September 22nd, 2019

54:11

In this one I cover the third and final Playful lil Austin Kleon Art Book called, Keep Going by Austin Kleon. Just like the previous two books, this …

76 – SHOW YOUR WORK BY AUSTIN KLEON BOOK REVIEW

September 15th, 2019

49:15

Another Beautfully Inspiring lil Art Book, this one's Show Your Work by Austin Kleon! Just like last weeks book, Steal Like An Artist also by Austin …

75 – STEAL LIKE AN ARTIST BY AUSTIN KLEON BOOK REVIEW

September 8th, 2019

52:07

What a Beauty this lil Art Book is! I love it, I have a feeling in years to come, Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon, will go down as one of my all time favourite art books ... it's So Simple, yet So Inspiring. For …

74 – LUCID DREAMING : MY RECENT LUCID DREAM EXPERIENCES 2

September 1st, 2019

1:12:17

This 'About The Tings' episode is about the Lucid Dreaming, and some of My Recent Lucid Dream Experiences. Including such Lucid Dreams as: The …

73 – OVERCOMING ADDICTION

August 25th, 2019

23:47

This lil Piggy went to Market, and ended up becoming Addicted to Buying Tings ... Addiction, that's the topic of this weeks episode. I talk about being Addicted to Buying Videogames, being Addicted to Buying Art Books, …

72 – LUCID DREAMING: GATEWAY TO THE INNER SELF, BY ROBERT WAGGONER BOOK REVIEW

August 18th, 2019

38:40

For this weeks episode, I takes a look at the book Lucid Dreaming : Gateway to the Inner Self, by Robert Waggoner. It's a book I recently finished, and found to be a very fascinating deep dive into the world of Lucid …

71 – ILLNESS

August 11th, 2019

21:32

What are Bogies? Just one of the questions I pose on this weeks episode, where I talk about Illness and tings like: How Lewis Hamilton having an illness inspired me, How even Monks get illness, The Universe is Always in …

70 – A NEW DIRECTION FOR THE SHOW

August 4th, 2019

28:57

The So Free Art Podcast is heading in a new direction, where it will be more Art and Tings, less Tings and Art :) This episode's about Focus, …

69 – STUDYING CREATURES

July 27th, 2019

25:10

Being with Nature Creates Memorable Experiences, and on this podcast, I talk about a few of the recent ones I've had Studying Creatures while Urban Sketching. Some of the tings I talk about include, How I've started to …

68 – THINKING ABOUT DEATH

July 21st, 2019

39:20

Death. On this one I talk about Why I think it's good to think about Death from Time to Time, How it can Help You Appreciate People in your Life More, How it can Help You Face Fears, Achieve Goals and Lead to you …

67 – LUCID DREAMING : SOME OF MY RECENT LUCID DREAM EXPERIENCES

July 14th, 2019

57:48

This one's about the Lucid Dreaming, and some of my recent Lucid Dream Experiences. Including: a Self Aware Taxi Driver who drove me into a Previous Dream, moving stone blocks with my Mind, becoming a Ghost in another …

66 – 30 DAY ART CHALLENGE – WHAT I LEARNT FROM CATS OF JUNE

July 7th, 2019

49:03

Inking, Sketching, Watercolouring and Digital Painting; I talk about all the tings I learnt from the Cats of June 30 Day Art Challenge. There was so …

65 – NATURE : FINDING BALANCE & FACING FEARS

June 30th, 2019

28:15

Get outside with Nature, the voice in my head kept saying, so I did, and I took lil Dennis with me to record this podcast while walking through the woods of Saltrum, before doing a spot of Sunbathing :) It ends up being …

64 – PSYCHEDELICS AND LUCID DREAMING

June 23rd, 2019

43:00

' Talk About Psychedelics ' was this weeks random topic, and it ends up being a right trippy episode talking about, Lucid Dreaming, Mushrooms vs …

63 – FROM ARSONIST TO ARTIST : ALL ABOUT CHANGE

June 16th, 2019

33:24

From Arsonist to Artist, this one's all about Change ... ' Read one of your Blog Posts ' was this weeks lil topic, until I decided naa, can't be …

62 – THE POWER OF AFFIRMATIONS

June 9th, 2019

32:30

' Read one of your Diary Entries - Experiences ' was this weeks lil topic, and it ends up being a pretty Deep conversation about the Power of Affirmations. I talk about going to Art Class as me for the first time, how …

61 – DOING AN ART CHALLENGE

June 2nd, 2019

25:21

'Read one of your Blog Posts - 30 in 30 Painting Challenge' was this weeks random topic, and it ends up being a talk about how Fun, Freeing and Messy Painting Is, How Art Challenges help make you more adaptable, …

60 – WHY DO HATERS HATE?

May 26th, 2019

42:30

Dennis had a week off this week, so instead of a random topic, I talk about Haters. Why do Haters Hate? It's a nice lil discussion that comes full …

59 – DEALING WITH DEEP MENTAL ISSUES

May 19th, 2019

25:32

'Read One of your Laurels Gender Identity Clinic Visit Diary Entries' was this weeks lil topic, and it turns into a discussion about Dealing with Deep Mental Issues, Social Anxiety, Ancient Civilisations, Do we have …

58 – SACRIFICE

May 12th, 2019

24:33

'Talk About Sacrifice' was this weeks lil topic, not the human kind, but the every day sort of sacrifice :) It ends up going all over the place talking about the Struggles of Pursuing a Passion, while still getting the …

57 – YOU DON’T NEED SOCIAL MEDIA … OR DO YOU?

May 5th, 2019

26:38

'You Don't Need Social Media' was this weeks lil topic, and I came away from this one thinking, Social Media is a Paradox, because as an Artist ... you don't need it, but you also do need it. Or do you? Maybe you only …

56 – INSECURITIES AND SELF ACCEPTANCE

April 28th, 2019

30:15

'Take off your Hat and Talk about your Hair' was this weeks random topic, selected by new employee Dennis the Doggy lol This was a scary episode, …

55 – THE STRUGGLES OF CURATING INSTAGRAM

April 21st, 2019

22:37

'What are you currently Struggling with?', is this weeks random topic ... and it ends up being an episode about the Struggles of trying to Curate and Focus an Instagram feed: How do you decide what to focus on, when …

54 – FAMILIES REACTION TO ME COMING OUT AS TRANSGENDER

April 14th, 2019

27:09

'Talk about your Families Reaction to you being Transgender' was this weeks random topic. I talk about my experience of Coming Out As Transgender with my Mum, Dad, Niece, Nephew, and Sister; even ringing my Sister up at …

53 – THUMBNAILS : SVSLEARN CREATIVE COMPOSITION STUDY NOTES

April 7th, 2019

24:43

This be the first of the new format, where I have 15 minutes to talk about a random topic :) The subject for this episode was ... 'Talk About My SVSLearn Creative Composition Study Notes'; it ends up mostly being about: …

52 – ITERATING IN PUBLIC : A NEW FORMAT FOR THE SHOW

March 31st, 2019

24:45

This one's about Iterating in Public, and how I'm going to try a new format for the show. I also talk a lil about my time at a recent Life Drawing class with the amazing Ian Barlow, and a few other bits and bobs. Hope …

51 – HOFSTADTER’S LAW : STUFF TAKES LONGER THAN YOU THINK

March 24th, 2019

8:39

This was a weird one! I was trying to record a different episode talking about some of my Inspirational People, but it was taking so long I thought ... let's make this weeks topic about how stuff takes longer than you …

50 – CHANGE, SACRIFICING FOR ART AND VIDEOGAME ADDICTION

March 17th, 2019

39:23

Something changed after last weeks fast of not eating any food for 50 hours, because ever since I've felt like a different person. It's Time for Change, and this episode is all about it, Sacrifice and dealing with …

49 – MY 48 HOUR FASTING EXPERIENCE

March 10th, 2019

52:41

What's it like to not eat anything for over 2 days? Time to find out, as I record my thoughts during a 48 hour fast. This was something I've wanted to try for ages, but it ended up being totally different to what I …

48 – AUTOMATIC DRAWING

March 3rd, 2019

25:44

On this lil episode, I start by sharing an embarrassing story, before jumping into the main topic of the drawing exercise Automatic Drawing. I also revisit a book I read in 2017 called Feel The Fear and Do It Away, by …

47 – IS GOD REALLY THE DEVIL?

February 24th, 2019

45:24

In this lil episode, I share a theory that's been on my mind for about a year now ... has our Reality been Sabotaged? Are we inside a Virtual Reality? Is God really the Devil? I also talk about Remote Viewing, …

46 – IT’S-A ME, MARIO! … A BRAIN DUMP EPISODE

February 17th, 2019

37:25

This lil episode is one of them brain dump ones, where I just talk about tings currently on my mind, like: Dealing with Burnout, Finding Balance, Playing Videogames, the link between Spirituality and Art, Meditation, …

45 – HOLOTROPIC BREATHWORK EXPERIENCES AND VISIONS

February 3rd, 2019

49:43

This one's a lil bit different and more about the tings, as I share a Holotropic Breathwork experience, which leads into: Ancient Civilisations, …

44 – STUDYING WITH SVSLEARN

January 27th, 2019

41:01

SVSLearn.com is the main topic for this weeks lil episode, as I talk about my experience studying with SVSLearn, the Society of Visual Storytelling. …

43 – LUCID DREAMING PRACTICE

January 20th, 2019

58:13

This lil ones about the Lucid Dreaming Practice, some of the tings I've found helpful in becoming Lucid, and also, the struggles of dedicating to the …

42 – PLANNING WITH A PASSION PLANNER

January 13th, 2019

53:23

This lil episode's all about planning, something I've been doing a lot of lately with my Passion Planner and Wunderlist App. I talk about some of the stuff that seems to be working, and tings that aren't going quite …

41 – PODCASTING, GOALS AND LONELINESS

December 30th, 2018

49:13

This is the first unedited podcast I've ever done ... well, there was a 5 second clip I cut out when I burped lol but apart from that, this was all …

40 – INTERPRETING DREAMS WITH AUTOMATIC WRITING

December 9th, 2018

26:51

This weeks lil episode is more about the tings, as I talk about Interpreting Dreams with Automatic Writing. There's also the Book Book, which is Understanding Dreams by Keith Hearne and David Melbourne, and for a bit of …

39 – SOCIAL MEDIA AS AN ARTIST

December 2nd, 2018

37:21

This weeks lil episode is another one of those brain dump ones, this time, about Social Media.

I talk about how Social Media is both good and bad, Curating content and the struggles of Focusing.

There's also the lil Art …

38 – THANK YOU SAUSAGES

November 25th, 2018

29:32

This lil podcast's about saying Thank You when things aren't going so well, a new Fun 8 Minute Drawing Challenge I've found, and Sausages ... this weeks lil Art Tip is actually a lil Sausage Tip :) There's also the BOOK …

37 – GESTURE DRAWING

November 18th, 2018

33:46

This lil one's all about Gesture Drawing; I talk about why it's my most fun drawing exercise, how online resources QuickPoses.com and Croquis Cafe can help improve your Gesture Drawing skills, and there's this weeks lil …

36 – QUESTIONS OF CONFLICT

November 11th, 2018

53:04

This weeks lil episode could be the last one before they put me in a Mental Asylum lol It starts out talking about how I think I need to go back to …

35 – ARE VIDEOGAMES BAD FOR YOU?

October 28th, 2018

37:43

In this weeks lil episode, I ask the question, Are Videogames Bad For You? You can replace Videogames with any hobby really, as I think it all comes down to finding balance and your beliefs. There's also the lil Art …

34 – PENCIL VS INK

October 21st, 2018

17:22

This weeks lil podcast is all about Pencil vs Ink, and what I've noticed so far after 20 days of Inktober 2018. I talk about the Paradox of Inks, how they're both similar and totally different to Pencils at the same …

33 – OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCES AND A THEORY … ARE WE DESTINED TO BE GOD?

October 14th, 2018

33:06

This lil episode comes to you live from the astral planes lol I talk about Out Of Body Experiences on this one, and a theory I have where I wonder if …

32 – INKTOBER: WHAT I’VE LEARNT SO FAR

October 7th, 2018

30:18

This lil one is all about Inktober, and some of the tings I've learnt over the first 5 days. I talk about how Scary it can be to Commit to an Ink Line knowing you can't Erase it, Some of my Smudging Struggles and how …

31 – LUCID DREAMING AND GENDER

September 30th, 2018

31:17

I think this is the most out there lil episode I've done so far lol Something that's always bothered me, is Why are some people born Transgender? I …

30 – WHY DO AN ART CHALLENGE?

September 23rd, 2018

38:48

This weeks lil podcast is all about Art Challenges, and some of the reasons why I believe doing an Art Challenge could be one of the best tings you …

29 – FOCUSING ON ONE PASSION

September 16th, 2018

39:31

This lil episode is another one of those Art Focused Therapy Session ones, where I just empty the contents of my head into the microphone about the topic of Focusing on One Passion. I talk about the conflict of knowing …

28 – SLEEP IS KEY

September 9th, 2018

15:20

This lil episode is for us sleepyheads out there :) Due to some unforeseen circumstances, I had to sacrifice my sleep this week ... not cool. It's …

27 – MAKING ART SHOULD BE FUN

September 2nd, 2018

20:19

This lil episode is about how Making Art should be Fun, and a time to Play. I realised something this week, I don't enjoy realistic pencil drawings …

26 – WAKING UP EARLY

August 26th, 2018

17:17

This lil one's all about finding Focus and Balance by Waking Up Early, something I've just started doing, and so far, so good ... it almost feels like I've magically created extra hours in the day :) I also talk about a …

25 – SPONTANEOUS A TO Z OF ART

August 19th, 2018

58:39

This lil episode is all about Crap Drawings, well, part of it is ... this is my Spontaneous A to Z of Art, where I run through the alphabet and say the first art related word that springs to mind and talk about it. We …

24 – COPYING OTHER ARTISTS WORK

August 12th, 2018

20:01

This lil episode is all about copying other artists work, not the naughty kind of copying, but the drawing exercise that's a fun way to play and learn at the same time :)

We also have a new 'lil art tips' feature …

23 – KEYS TO DRAWING WITH IMAGINATION, BY BERT DODSON

August 5th, 2018

33:25

In this lil episode we take a peek inside the how to draw book, Keys to Drawing with Imagination, by Bert Dodson; an incredibly fun book, packed with tons of: sketches, exercises and wise words from the master that is, …

22 – SACRIFICE, DISCIPLINE AND FINDING BALANCE

July 29th, 2018

51:57

This lil episode's more like a therapy session about my struggles of finding balance between work and play. I talk about sacrificing Videogames, how …

21 – VIRTUAL REALITY, HEALING AND LUCID DREAMING

July 22nd, 2018

36:48

This lil episode covers a lot of topics, but mainly it's about my early experience of using Lucid Dreaming to help heal from Child Abuse ... I also talk about Virtual Reality with PSVR, are Videogames bad for you?, a …

20 – OVERWHELM

June 17th, 2018

30:59

This lil episode is all about something I got hit with recently ... Overwhelm. I talk about how I think I need videogames in my life for balance, how Transitioning takes up a lot of time, remembering why I started …

19 – SOCIAL ANXIETY AND FEAR

June 10th, 2018

22:06

In this lil episode I talk about an experience I had on the bus today that was both funny, and awkward at the same time … but it made me realise how Social Anxiety, Fears and everything in life can be viewed either …

18 – ABSTRACT PAINTING

June 2nd, 2018

22:40

In this lil episode I share some stories from my brief time throwing paint around while Abstract Painting for the first time; As someone whose really only done pencil drawings before, this was a totally different …

17 – SKETCHING PEOPLE IN PUBLIC

May 27th, 2018

22:46

It's that time of year again ... when the sun comes out to play, so do the drawing pencils :) It's time to start sketching people in public, something I was terrified to do at first, but it's one of the most fun ways to …

16 – IMPERFECT WORK

May 20th, 2018

19:13

There was supposed to be a new YouTube video this week, but it never happened because I wanted things to be perfect ... so instead of putting something out that wasn't perfect, I put nothing out :( This week I talk …

15 – FLOATING IN A FLOAT TANK

May 13th, 2018

38:40

This week I talk about my first time floating in a float tank ... one of the strangest experiences I've ever have. I recorded this one down the park, and just as I was finishing up, the episode got gate crashed by a …

14 – TREE FRIEND

May 6th, 2018

17:57

This weeks lil podcast is all about Trees; I think everyone should get themselves a little tree friend, they're like a pack of smarties ... they …

13 – STORYTIME

April 29th, 2018

46:18

Boo :) Time for another episode ... this one was recorded down the park, and it's storytime :) I share a short story I wrote the other night in bed, and a theory I've been thinking about to do with consciousness, death …

12 – MINIMALISM

April 22nd, 2018

17:34

On this lil episode I talk about minimalism ... how getting rid of all my tings and having more space, appears to bring with it a feeling of peace, …

11 – THE MEDITATING LIGHT BULB

April 15th, 2018

12:31

On this lil tiny episode, I talk about a strange experience I had last night while meditating with my eyes open for the first time. I saw something …

10 – LUCID DREAMING, WITH lilSOPHIE

April 8th, 2018

16:02

On this episode I talk about Lucid Dreaming again ... Lucid Dreaming and Art seems like it could be a powerful combination. I had a crazy idea of …

9 – FINDING FOCUS

April 1st, 2018

30:17

On this episode I talk about Finding Focus ... or at least I try to, it's funny, this podcast is about focus, yet it's the most unfocused one I've …

8 – WHERE DO THOUGHTS COME FROM?

March 25th, 2018

34:17

On this episode I talk about Thoughts ... where do thoughts come from? How comes while I'm drawing thoughts sometimes try to put me off? How comes thoughts have the power to either negatively or positively impact …

7 – AUTOMATIC WRITING, SWIMMING, AND THE ART OF SPIRITUALITY

March 18th, 2018

25:29

On this episode I dive into the topic of Spirituality ... Automatic Writing is a powerful tool that allows you to connect with, what I like to call, …

6 – SELF-AWARENESS AND ART

March 11th, 2018

29:09

On this episode I talk about Self Awareness and Art ... Learning how to Draw is all about Self Awareness, such as being aware of Negative Spaces, but it doesn't have to stop with the Art. This same Self Awareness can be …

5 – HOW TO OVERCOME SELF DOUBT … IT’S ALL MENTAL

March 4th, 2018

31:04

On this episode I talk about Self Doubt, and how I'm starting to realise, with the help of Lucid Dreaming and Automatic Writing, that Self Doubt is a …

4 – BEST DRAWING ERASERS FOR REALISTIC PENCIL DRAWING AND SKETCHING

February 25th, 2018

22:04

Drawing Erasers are not just for erasing mistakes, they can be just as much a drawing tool as a pencil :) Join me for episode Four of the So Free Art …

3 – BEST DRAWING PENCILS FOR GESTURE, SKETCHING AND REALISTIC PENCIL DRAWING

February 18th, 2018

27:28

What are the Best Drawing Pencils for Gesture Drawing? Sketching? or Realistic Pencil Drawing? No idea lol but join me for episode Three of the So …

2 – LUCID DREAMING AND ART

February 11th, 2018

25:01

A few days ago I had my first Lucid Dream ... since than, my mind's gone deep into the Lucid Dreaming Rabbit Hole. I've started asking myself: Is it …

1 – BEST DRAWING PAPER FOR GESTURE, SKETCHING AND REALISTIC PENCIL DRAWING

February 4th, 2018

17:55

What's the Best Drawing Paper for Gesture Drawing? Sketching? and Realistic Pencil Drawing? Join me for episode One of the So Free Art Podcast, to find out :)

0 – AN INTRODUCTION

January 28th, 2018

8:06

It's Alive! The So Free Art Podcast is go go go ... join me for this lil Introductory Episode :)

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