Artist Interview #4 – Spray Paint Artist Bogdan Interview Is Cut Short By New York Police Due To Time Restrictions

I started this interview with badass spray paint artist, Bogdan, from Spart NYC so you guys can see how he does his interplanetary cityscapes but the interview got cut short because the New York Police asked him to close up his art stand due to some city time restriction or ordinance. Continue reading Artist Interview #4 – Spray Paint Artist Bogdan Interview Is Cut Short By New York Police Due To Time Restrictions

5 Huge Advantages Of Photshop vs. Traditional Art Tools

I recently had an interesting conversation with one of my commodities trading colleagues about the difference between creating music with modern electronic such as computers and keyboards versus traditional string instruments such as guitar, violin, piano, drums, flutes, etc.

We had a lengthy debate which inspired me to make this video about traditional versus modern art tools. Continue reading 5 Huge Advantages Of Photshop vs. Traditional Art Tools

Artist Interview #3: Earth Artist Gerald Katz – How To Create A Sustainable, Off Grid, Solar Powered, Rammed Earth Home

I was researching how to build a rammed earth house in the city of Dallas located in state of Texas and ran across Gerald Katz and his wife Sharon on YouTube.  I reached out to them and they invited my wife and I over to tour their rammed earth home in a small desert city called Perris which is slightly east of Los Angeles in the state of California.

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Rammed Earth House Construction Fig 37 – Tai Zen & Gerald Katz (Oct 2015)

In my opinion, being able to build your own house out of your own parcel of land is one of the greatest and highest achievements for any artist!

Below are some videos and photos of my tour and interview with earth artist Gerald Katz about his fascinating, off grid, solar powered, rammed earth house called “Solaterre”. Continue reading Artist Interview #3: Earth Artist Gerald Katz – How To Create A Sustainable, Off Grid, Solar Powered, Rammed Earth Home

Artist Interview #2: Street Artist “Para” – The Godfather Of Apparel Art – New York City

In this video, I want to share with you an interview I did with a street artist named, “Para”, that I met in Times Square which is the most popular tourist spot in New York City.

Para is recognized as the “Godfather” of apparel art in Times Square by his peers because he was one of the first street artists to begin creating and selling his art in Times square for the last 12 years. Continue reading Artist Interview #2: Street Artist “Para” – The Godfather Of Apparel Art – New York City

How To Sell Art #1 – How To Increase The Value Of Your Art With Women, Sex, & Celebrity Power

I was in Times Square in New York city and there were hundreds of businesses, ads, billboards, tourist merchandises, etc. using woman, sex, & celebrity power to market, promote and enhance the value of their products and services. Continue reading How To Sell Art #1 – How To Increase The Value Of Your Art With Women, Sex, & Celebrity Power

No More Starving Artist! #3 – Create Quality Artwork!

I was in Manhattan (which is located in New York city) and walking through Times Square and noticed an entire row of street artists lined up and anxiously waiting to create art and get paid by the thousands of tourists walking around.

Watching the street artists at work inspired me to make this third video in the series to help you avoid starving as an artist. Continue reading No More Starving Artist! #3 – Create Quality Artwork!

No More Starving Artist! #2 – Don’t Be A Sensitive, Emotional Little Bitch

I was down in Times Square in the Manhattan burrow of New York city and saw an ad of a girl in deep contemplation and she looked very emotional above the the H&M store…

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So it prompted me to make the following video to remind you not to be an emotional “little bitch” when it comes to creating your artwork: Continue reading No More Starving Artist! #2 – Don’t Be A Sensitive, Emotional Little Bitch