Episode from the podcastJeffery Saddoris: Everything

In Between 20: Getting Out of the Way and Into the Work

Released Wednesday, 22nd July 2020
Good episode? Give it some love!
At the end of May, I decided to take a break from social media so I could focus on making without the constant background noise that seemed to be sucking the life out the urge to create anything. It was a self-imposed blackout that I hoped would allow at least some of the creative light back in. Inspired by a recent documentary, I decided to work on a series of 12 paintings simultaneously rather than a single piece, and within a couple weeks I had completed twelve new pieces of work. Seeing them spread out on the bench was like fuel to keep going, so I set a fairly ambitious goal: to create 53 new paintings — including the first twelve — by my 53rd birthday on July 21st. Well, my birthday was yesterday and at about 4 o’clock, I put the final brushstrokes of black edging on the last piece, which was actually piece number 54. A week or so ago, when I still wasn’t quite sure I’d make the goal, I sat down with Jon to talk about the project.

Subscribe: Apple PodcastsSpotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Podcasts | RSS

CONNECT


You can find Jon on Instagram @jonwilkening or on his website at jonwilkening.com

If you have an interesting story to share, I’d love to hear from you. Email me at talkback@jefferysaddoris.com or connect with me on Instagram @jefferysaddoris.

Music in this episode: Take Me Higher (Jahzzar) / CC BY-SA 4.0

WANT TO SUPPORT THE WORK I’M DOING?


Subscribe & Review: Apple PodcastsSpotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Podcasts

Tell Your Friends & Share Episodes Online: You can even share a favorite show clip using the terrific Recast feature. I’ve made a video showing you how: Create Custom Audiograms with Recast by Simplecast…

Buy a copy of my book: Photography by the Letter

Check out: my Patreon account

Creators & Guests

We don't know anything about the creators of this episode yet. You can add them yourself so they can be credited for this and other podcasts.

Episode Reviews

This episode hasn't been reviewed yet. You can add a review to show others what you thought.

This podcast, its content, and its artwork are not owned by, affiliated with, or endorsed by Podchaser.
Rate Episode

Share This Episode

Recommendation sent

Join Podchaser to...

  • Rate podcasts and episodes
  • Follow podcasts and creators
  • Create podcast and episode lists
  • & much more

Episode Details

Length
53m 12s
Explicit
No

Episode Tags

Do you host or manage this podcast?
Claim and edit this page to your liking.