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Inspirational art making interviews with artists, makers, manufacturers, and retailers of art supplies.

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    60: Pebble Stationery and Tomoe River Paper

    Pebble Stationery make affordably priced notebooks with Tomoe River paper. This paper is particularly well suited to drawing and painting with inks.

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    Ink & Sketchbook Bundle

    Announcement: We are putting together a bundle with 6 waterproof ink samples by three different brands, plus stapled sketchbooks by Seawhite of Brighton.

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    57: Find Your People with Naomi Bulger

    This interview with letter writing enthusiast, and all round creative person Naomi Bulger, is a realist’s take on becoming an artist. It’s very refreshing and inspiring.

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    55: All the Colours and Beyond - Tetrachromacy with Concetta Antico 🌈

    Kim Interviews Concetta Antico; an artist, art teacher and true tetrachromat. She can see up to 100 million more colours than almost anyone else in the world. Concetta’s abilities have been verified scientifically, and researched for six years, at the time of this interview.

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    53: Story Supply Co πŸ“˜

    Ana interviews Vito Grippi and Gabe Dunmire, the co-founders of Story Supply Co, and we announce our Patreon.

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    51: Inkcited - Fountain pen ink art with Nick Stewart πŸ’¦

    An episode featuring artist Nick Stewart. It’s all about making art using the unique properties of fountain pen inks. Shading, sheening, chromatography, and bleach. Also, how we plan to get involved in Inktober 2018.

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    50: Happy As Larry πŸ˜ƒ

    An interview with Jen Saunders of Larry Post – an art supply and stationery retailer near Sydney Australia on a mission to get people sketching and painting outdoors.

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    48: The Brad Finale πŸŽ‰

    We interview Brad Dowdy of the Pen Addict Podcast and say goodbye to Art Supply Posse, at least for now.

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    45: Art with Kids πŸ‘Ά

    Kathy and Heather make plans to learn more about New Mexico, and Kathy chats about making art with kids.

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    40: Back on the Horse 🐴

    Kathy and Heather get back on the horse after a couple weeks of sickness and exhausting road trips to chat about lots of mini topics and the April 2017 ArtSnacks box.

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    38: Colors and Quarks πŸ’₯

    Heather and Kathy discuss the fundamentals of human color perception and the history of color reproduction in dyes and pigments.

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    37: Paintbrushes 101 πŸ–ŒοΈ

    Kathy and Heather review critical follow up on weather and cats. β›ˆ 😺 Also, Kathy gives a 101 lesson in the history of paintbrush manufacturing and a review of all their modern shapes and sizes.

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    36: Cats and Weather 😺

    Kathy and Heather catch up on some cat and weather related topics before discussing gauche.

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    34: Disney Movies and Heart Beats πŸ’—

    Kathy and Heather chat about pink Apple watches, share their heart beats with each other, and discuss the tools and processes used in early Disney animation.

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    32: Printmaking 101 πŸ“œ

    Join Heather and Kathy to talk about Printmaking. Well, Heather talks about it and Kathy has some thoughts as well.

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    31: Fighting with Sharpies πŸ“’

    This week, Heather and Kathy talk about pen pals, listener submitted creative spaces, and making signs for the Womens March.

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    30: Art Journaling πŸ“”

    This week, Heather and Kathy talk about art journaling, the ArtSnacks January box, and Heather's upcoming trip to San Diego. Plus a tiny person Kathy knows pretty well makes a surprise appearance.

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    29: Mail Art πŸ’Œ

    This week, Heather and Kathy talk about Mail Art, how it works, some links to other things and what awesomeness it creates.

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    28: New Year, New Habits

    This week Heather is joined by Kathy Campbell to discuss end of year reflections and artistic ambitions for 2017. This is the last episode of 2016; Art Supply Posse will return on January 11th.

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    27: Explicitly Mike Hawthorne

    Comic book artist, family man and all-around good guy Mike Hawthorne kept Heather and I laughing with his wit and wisdom this week. Mike illustrates the wonderfully bawdy Marvel comic book Deadpool and our conversation may also include some PG-13 language.

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    26: All Up In Bind

    We spend this week trying to describe bookbinding basics using hand gestures and rattling tools you can't see. So we've got lots of links to videos to help illustrate our points. We also talk about the best basic tools for booksbinding like paper, string and pointy things. All super technical.

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    25: Gift Guide 2016

    We round up our favorite gift ideas to get you and your favorite artist inspired for 2017.

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    24: Muggin' with Kathy Weller

    This week Heather and I get a little goofy with the charming and effervescent illustrator, and lettering artist Kathy Weller. We talk about ugly sketches, Wacom tablets and CINTIQs and some of our favorite art supplies too.

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    23: The Pantser Episode

    This week, we fly by the seat of our pants and talk a bit about creative work spaces, follow-up and Ana's love for Jaime Hernandez and Mary Blair. No judgement.

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    21: Did Someone Say Letterpress?

    This week we are joined by Bob Atkins from Skylab Letterpress to talk about letterpress printing and the somewhat circuitous route to finding your calling.

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    20: Heather's a Bookie

    Ana and Heather are back from their trips out east. Heather corners Ana and asks lots of questions about bookmaking.

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    19: Leap Without A Net

    This week we discuss our Inktober projects, Big Magic, Learn-to-Draw books and reader feedback. We pour it all in, add ice, a dash of bitters, shake, and garnish with a lime. We serve it up in a Collins glass with snacks and a bowl of links.

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    18: Fountain Pens for Drawing

    In our first week of Inktober, we dive in with fountain pens for drawings. Want to swim in the inky sea with us?

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    17: Falling for Joey Feldman

    Rock n' roll and pop culture artist, Joey Feldman shares his origin story, how he met his mentor and what's on his utility belt. Batteries to power, turbines to speed... ready to move out!

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    16: Lettering 101

    This week, take two. Lettering 101, a little Upping, and some Inktober Spoilers. We discuss the difference between lettering, calligraphy and typography and then I stick a nib in my mouth. The things I do for art.

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    15: Owing a Lot to Marty Owings

    This week we chat with YouTube art supply reviewer and artist and art enabler Marty Owings of Owings Art who inspired and entertained us with his velvety voice and enthusiasm for all things creative.

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    14: Our Personal Color Agenda

    Pushing our color agenda for another episode with limited palettes, artists we love and some newsy bits to make your head spin.

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    13: Hue Do You Think You Are?

    Ana is back from the SF Pen Show with a gravelly voice, we talk about color theory and Heather thinks Pantone are just little "chippy things".

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    12: Fall Back To School

    This week we talk about back-to-school rituals, the smell of fresh pencils and do a little follow-up about the A-word. Not our most art supply-centric episode – we'll be back in our 1-subject notebooks next week.

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    11: Using the A-Word

    We start out this week, nerding out with Harry Potter and KC Comicon and then we tackle the serious topic of, if and when, we call ourselves "artists."

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    10: Once More, With Weirdos

    A little news, a little follow-up, and our last colored pencil segment, the weirdos, the misfits, and the ones that defy category.

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    8: Color Me Pencil

    The first in a new on-going series about colored pencils. This week we discuss wax- and oil-based colored pencil ad nauseum.

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    7: More Maura!

    This week we host our first interview with artist, illustrator and educator, Maura Cluthe. Meanwhile, Heather recovers from camping crud and Ana works too much.

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    6: Cats-Up and Bullying

    This week we discuss surviving bullying, being brave and a backlog of follow-up.

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    5: A Brush(Pen) with Greatness

    Part Two in our on-going series on markers. This week we discuss brush pens plus Heather gets her first "big girl" pan watercolor set and we try to figure out the difference between pigment, dye and ink.

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    4: You So Fine(liner)

    This week we cover a fair bit of follow-up, answer our first #askasp questions, and dive into the first part of our multi-part series on markers, starting with fineliners. And we got a theme song!

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    3: Gettin' Schooled

    Heather and Ana start their first week of "art camp" and talk about online art classes, creative workshops, and how to make time for art.

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    0: Pilot

    Just a quick episode to kick-off our podcast and tell you a little bit about who we are and what this show will be about, even though we didn't have a name when we started. Thanks for tuning in!

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