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Honest Art Podcast with Jodie King

Nov 28, 2023

Rejection: What can we learn from it?

THAT is the question we need to be asking, not “How can I avoid rejection?” Because we can’t — failure and rejection are just parts of life. It’s also a part of your journey as an artist.

Rejection doesn’t mean you suck. Hell, even the greats faced failure and rejection....

Nov 21, 2023

Ever heard the saying, “Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard?” As an artist, you might not think about your art as “hard work” — but it is. And hard work requires showing up consistently. 

If you want to improve your skills and create your best art, if you want to take things to that next...

Nov 14, 2023

WARNING: This episode is a juicy one. 

We’re going to be talking about something pretty taboo, so buckle up! 

Disclaimer: My only goal with the Honest Art Podcast is to help artists excavate their own authentic art and freedom through creativity. Never to judge, never to be the boss of YOUR life. 

And sometimes, that...

Nov 7, 2023

Offering commissions…is the effort worth the reward? That’s what I’m uncovering in this episode. As an artist who has worked on several commissioned pieces, I’ve got a lot to say! And a lot that I think you, as a fellow artist, will find helpful. 

Catch the full episode to hear about things like: 

  • Why...

Oct 31, 2023

Forget the rules! … except maybe these ones.

Art is deeply personal and I love seeing the expression that comes alive when we, as artists, let go of our inhibitions.

But when it comes to composition? Those are rules I can get behind. Because sometimes those rules are the very thing we need to turn our art in the right...