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Fueled By Death – #49 – Art Is Everywhere – Paul Harding

Sculptor and artist Paul Harding is the guest this week. Paul has made incredible stuff for Marvel, DC, Sideshow Collectibles, Gentle Giant and much more, depicting iconic heroes, villains, and monsters. He joins the show to talk about his career and how he started out and where it has led him. Plus he talks about some of his newest projects and his graphic novel creation, Beasts of the Black Hand, which features Ron Marz as the writer.

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 666 – COOP – Creep Week 2017 – Chapter II

Coop, real name Chris Cooper, is a hot rod artist working from Los Angeles. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1968, and describes his occupation as “Insensitive Artiste”. His work consists primarily of barely clothed Bettie Page-style 1950s soft pornography and/or B-movie monsters, with the female characters often taking the role of “Devil-Women”. The image most often associated with his work is however slightly more tame: the face of a grinning devil with a smoking cigar clamped in its teeth. Hear COOP hang out in his amazing studio space…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 666 – COOP – Creep Week 2017 – Chapter II

Coop, real name Chris Cooper, is a hot rod artist working from Los Angeles. He was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1968, and describes his occupation as “Insensitive Artiste”. His work consists primarily of barely clothed Bettie Page-style 1950s soft pornography and/or B-movie monsters, with the female characters often taking the role of “Devil-Women”. The image most often associated with his work is however slightly more tame: the face of a grinning devil with a smoking cigar clamped in its teeth. Hear COOP hang out in his amazing studio space…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 665 – Jess Schnabel of Bloodmilk – Creep Week 2017 – Chapter I

Bloodmilk was born of inspiration and desperation, imagine finishing school and entering the workforce right at the start of the most significant modern financial breakdown in US history. Now also picture at the same time losing an estranged parent that due to mental illness has been removed from your life but somehow shows up just to say goodbye. What would you do in this situation? Would you crack and crumble or would you find a creative voice that you never knew that you had? Would you take the unusual source…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 663 – The VACVVM Week – Chapter: IV – Vanessa Foley

Part One: Believe it or not but illustrator Vanessa Foley is a newcomer to the world of art and illustration. When Vanessa realized she had nothing to lose, she permitted herself to dive into her dream of being an artist. Hear how Vanessa found her confidence late in life to become a full-time illustrator and in the process earn 12 whole pounds. Leaving behind her day job she found the love of a lifetime illustrating day in and day out exploring her love and appreciation for birds through illustration. Learn…

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Revolver – Meet Richey Beckett, Reclusive Artist Behind Black Sabbath, Metallica, Mastodon Visuals

Baroness frontman and acclaimed illustrator John Dyer Baizley has teamed with Revolver for “Full Bleed,” a new video series profiling some of the best visual artists working in heavy music. The premiere episode finds Baizley heading to Wales to visit with Richey Beckett, whose dramatic, mythology-inspired work has been featured on posters and album covers for bands including Black Sabbath, Metallica and Mastodon. Watch the pair discuss their formative influences, creative processes and proudest achievements.

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 662 – The VACVVM Week Chapter: III – Brandon Holt

PART ONE: Broadcasting live from a fishing boat in the mighty Missipppi river floating down the banks of Minneapolis, Minnesota we learn the love and passion that today’s guest, a founding member of The VACVVM, Brandon Holt has for fishing, art, and tattooing. We follow along with early origins of Brandon Holt’s illustration career and learn about his first paying job doing a commercial illustration for his mom and then quickly after discovering the quick paced grind of being a tattoo artist. When Brandon was looking to find someone that…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 661 – The VACVVM Week – Chapter II – Teagan White

On a perfect fall day, Adventures In Design hit record with an artist that celebrates the seasons, change, death, decay and life as they are one in the same and always using her work to remind us that all of these themes are not too far away from one another. Often we find our guests after the Wikipedia is stocked full of accomplishments, today we’re grabbing our co-host on the way up and telling a story that has no ending at its humble beginning. As VACVVM Week continues on Adventures…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 660 – The VACVVM Week – Chapter I – Mike Sutfin

Part 1 We kick off a week of celebrating some of the most talented folks that we know in the world of illustration, painting, and printmaking with one of the newest citizens of Minneapolis Mike Sutfin. Mike moved his family and his career from Oakland a few years back to share studio space with other members of The VACVVM and to hopefully leverage this new opportunity into his ultimate goal as an artist to find more time for his self-initiated work. There was an adjustment period to going from working…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 659 – The Logo Show with Dan Stiles and Billy Baumann

Prost! This month it’s Oktoberfest on The Logo Show so Dan Stiles, Billy Baumann, and Mark Brickey all put on their lederhosen to look at logos found across the wide world of beer from the most obscure craft breweries to the macro brewers we’ve known since our dad’s asked us to grab them a can. With the success of Miller Lite’s retro rebrand, the boys focus in on the masterfully crafted marketing campaign that moved the needle so much for Miller that other brands followed suit shortly afterward. We’ve also…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 658 – The DKNG Show: Chapter 12

It’s time to conquer your lurking fear of Apple N and start showing that mesh tool who is boss because The DKNG Show is here for its twelfth chapter. Dan Kuhlken and Nathan Goldman join us once again for another in-depth, behind the scenes, all access tour of their studio to break down how a top tier design duo produces hit after jaw dropping hit. With Adobe Max on the horizon and another well received Skillshare Class under their belts, Mark asks the boys about their how they determine what…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 656 – Minneapolis Shop Talk with Burlesque Of North America, David Witt, and Ann Ryan

From the muddy banks of the Mississippi River to the oversized logos of the U.S. Bank Stadium comes a very special Minneapolis Shop Talk broadcasting out of CO exhibitions. Mark sits down to bang the drum with Mike Davis and Wes Winship from Burlesque Of North America, artist David Witt, and designer Ann Ryan. As each guest takes the stage we uncover their current struggles and successes from their own unique facet of a career in creativity. When is it all hands on deck over at Burlesque? How do you…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 655 – Dan Ibarra of Thriving Concern “The Exit Interview”

It is time for Dan Ibarra’s exit interview. After co-founding Aesthetic Apparatus over fifteen years ago, Dan now primarily finds himself as an educator of the arts in various modalities and continues to design at his latest endeavor, Thriving Concern. This pivot was slow in coming but eventually meant the end of his involvement with Aesthetic Apparatus as more and more of his time was spent teaching and filling an emotional gap design alone couldn’t fill. By pulling on that string Dan found a whole new side to how he would…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 654 – Hammer Time with Mike Hammer, Mark Brickey and Gustavo Jaimes

Mike Hammer, Mark Brickey and Gustavo Jaimes return with candy sacks of treats to ease your pain on the last Monday edition of Hammer Time. The boys review and critique what qualities create great limited edition treats and what qualifies for a quick holiday cash grab. Good laughs, great topics and a little consumer reporting is awaiting for you this morning when you dive into the 12th edition of Hammer Time.  In today’s Circle of Trust enjoy hearing live reviews as the guys do an on air taste testing and…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 653 – Shop Talk with Billy Baumann and OKpants

It’s that time of the week when we demand you break out the nearest drum and start banging while you devise plans to kill your boss because Shop Talk is officially here. Join Mark, Billy, and Pants as they get into a week’s worth of emails, invoices, and deadlines spanning the gamut of the creative profession. Billy is in the middle of calendar crammed week filled with plenty of late nights as he works on a project for McDonald’s while also preparing for the upcoming DDL art show, Duotone. Hear…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 652 – The DKNG Show: Chapter 11

Dan and Nathan return for Chapter 11 of The DKNG Show where we once again step behind the curtain of this design powerhouse and see what makes it work so well. For over a decade these two have led the way with their technical prowess and business acumen so every time they join us on AID you can bet you’ll be walking out the door with more chicken nuggets than you’ll know what to do with. This episode examines The Decemberists poster the boys just released from concept to completion…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 651 – Shawn Kirkham of Skybound

Shawn Kirkham is in charge of everything you’ve ever wanted own from Skybound Entertainment. Lunch boxes? Check. G.I. Joe-esque Walking Dead Shiva Force Toys? Check. That insane bat wrapped with barbed wire he’s holding on the cover? Yep! We can go ahead and define his day to day as a dream job and Shawn lets us through the doors of Skybound and into the world he helps create that spawned everything from The Walking Dead to Outcast to Saga. The American Dream is evolving into an entirely new beast centered around…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 650 – Hammer Time

Come eat some oats with your favorite roll dogs Mike, Mark, Gus, and special guest Biggie for the next episode of Hammer Time. The boys are in fine form to kick off your week with some serious hangtime that even got Mark to yell “Eagle.” Hammer dominates at a treat guessing game where only the ingredients are given as hints, Gus gets an apology from the boys, and Mark fields a world famous “Would You Rather?” that hits him where it matters most. Don’t miss the very first Postamtes Race…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 647 – Corbett Redford

Every movement has somewhere sacred renowned as its birthplace and for East Bay Punk, that is undeniably 924 Gilman. For years this club has been the epicenter of a community formed by outsiders, freethinkers, and cultural revolutionaries armed with nothing more than determination and a few power chords. Corbett Redford spent the last four years of his life pouring over footage chronicling Green Day, Rancid, NOFX, and countless others to create his documentary, Turn It Around: The Story Of East Bay Punk. Who better could properly encapsulate all these vastly unique…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 646 – Hammer Time

Hammer Time X is upon us and the cast is taking on the McDonald’s menu in all of its thirty two item glory. Mark, Tavo, and Hammer reminisce about the food that made them into men and use our tried and true system of democracy to determine which foods will advance and what falls by the wayside. Breakfast. Dessert. Sandwich. Snack. Division by calorie packed division square off in a food fight to the finish with only one true victor left standing when the carnage finally subsides. Along the way,…

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Joel Gausten – Words for Basil Gogos

Check out a sample of the article Joel wrote about the recently departed legend. When Jerry, Doyle, their brother Kenny (a.k.a. Rocky) and I walked into Basil’s office, the excitement was palpable. There stood Basil – a friendly, warm and likable guy whose nature could instantly remind anyone of their favorite cool uncle. You should have seen it when Basil unveiled that painting: Jerry jumped up and down and clapped his hands like a little kid at Christmas, while the rest of us stood in awe of Basil’s unparalleled mastery.…

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Adventures In Design With Mark Brickey – 645 – August Poster Countdown with Mitch Putnam

The August Poster Countdown is here with Mark Brickey and Mitch Putnam of OMGposters.com guiding you through a month chock full of raw talent and jaw dropping pieces. As we move higher and higher up the ranks, you can study how each artist harnessed their creativity to truly hone in on what each work attempted to communicate. These two captains of industry point out what makes each poster stand out from the rest and lend time tested, industry insight into the business behind creativity. Is a portrait or landscape layout…

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