Episode Notes What does it mean to be in the “flow state” or “in the zone”? Probably the most common application is in the context of sports, but it’s something we all experience and it’s an important part of our creative practice. Ginger and Jonathan talk about our experiences with flow state and how we […]
The Creative DoubleShot Podcast
Glad you made it here! The Creative DoubleShot podcast is all about grabbing a jolt of inspiration. It's like knocking back a double shot of espresso so you can get back to your creative practice as soon as possible.
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Episode Notes Part 2 of Why We Create digs in to the yin to process’s yang: product. Try as we might, we can’t ignore product altogether in our creative practice, nor should we! In this episode we explore what product can mean outside of the standard definition of a marketable thing. We talk about bringing […]
Episode Notes: Ginger and Jonathan talk about the daunting task of facing the blank canvas/page/unmolded clay/etc. and whether we are really creating something from nothing. Talk veers into the quasi-metaphysical and things get weird… Wait, no. We discuss the difference between the physical blank page and all the stuff we bring to each project. We […]
Episode Notes: Jonathan takes you on a magical journey of how he developed his creative practice, the obstacles he faced (including the ones he created himself) and what has sustained him through the years. This episode is kind of like a case study of what we presented in Episode 4, Creativity on Your Own Terms. […]
Episode Notes: There is no right way to go about building and sustaining a creative practice. Whether it’s ten minutes at lunch or three hours on the weekend, working out of the garage or in the woods, the practice that works best with your specific life is going to be the most effective. Ginger and […]
Episode Notes: Ginger talks about how her creative practice has roots in the woods by her house and the natural world. We take a meandering journey — through no fault of Ginger’s — following Ginger’s path from exploring an interest in visual art to developing the full-blown practice and career she has today. As per […]
Episode Notes: Ginger and Jonathan discuss the myths of who gets to be called a “real” creative, everything from tortured geniuses to fame to education. We go down six or seven tangential rabbit holes all of which provide pearls of unparalleled wisdom or at least some useful/entertaining tidbits. We talk about ways to overcome those […]
Episode Notes: Ginger and Jonathan Danz, a couple of creatives (creative couple?) push the Creative DoubleShot podcast out of the garage into the sunlight for the first time and fire it up. The Creative Doubleshot (never mind that we call it the Art Garden podcast, that was a long time ago) is all about helping […]