Daniel Flores aka DTM aka Da Creative Genius, is not just a man of many names, but a man of many talents. These talents include graphic design, drawing, painting, and tattoos. Daniel also hosts the Art is King podcast, where he interviews other artists about their craft.
In this episode, DTM discusses:
-Why he started the “Art is King” podcast and what it brings to his life.
-How putting a microphone in front of someone is a great way to get them to talk to you.
-His creative origins, and his journey until today.
-How he kept true to the things that he wanted to draw, however it came to him.
-How he came to find an community of artists in Atlanta.
-How he didn't have the support for his art from an early age.
-Drawing sessions with other artists.
-His advice to individuals with TONS of different creative ideas who hasn't started any of them yet.
-How you should follow artists that you want to become like.
“That passion that nags at you when you're not doing it. That's Art.”
“You always feel like you're falling short, I don't know. I feel that way. I have those doubts in my mind even though I've been a professional artist for twenty years.”
“Get out of the house. Go somewhere. Be around other artists.”
“Find the real people who care and are passionate about that same thing that you are about. You need that.”
“If you really want it, you'll find the time.”
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