Ep.164: Great tips for art gallery shows with Marc Scheff

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Marc Scheff, an artist, educator, and curator from Brooklyn. His work has been featured in ImagineFX, Spectrum, NY Times. He teaches figure drawing Bootcamp and intro Illustration course at Smart school.

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Featured course

Knowing how to use Color and Light in your artworks is one of the best skills to learn as an artist because it will help you take your artworks from good to great.

Key Takeaways

“Grit and mental toughness. Every day, make sure you are making something and pay attention to it. If you ever get frustrated, look where you were 5 years ago!”

  • Marc studied Computer Science at Harvard and got into thriving startup scene in San Francisco before it went bust in the early 2000s and he picked up art again and funded study at Academy of Art University from his severance package
  • Marc is very meticulous about time management and improving in that area. He uses a Kanban board to progress with his projects and he practices all the time, no matter what happens, even if it’s only for 10-15 minutes.
  • Marc’s art process is a process of constant evolution, exploration, and discovery.

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Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes for creative and curious people, on topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more.

Resources mentioned

Special thanks to Marc for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Marc Scheff, used with permission

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