amazing artist Richey Beckett joins me on the Nod!
those who don't know, Richey is one of the most well known and
respected illustrators alive at the moment. He's made posters
for some of the biggest bands, movies and shows in the world as
well as some of the coolest! Converge, Mastodon, Metallica, The
Grateful Dead, Game Of Thrones, Lord Of The Rings... You get the
episode is deeply ironic in that when we first discussed doing it a
few months back, Richey was in the middle of some big big changes.
As you'll hear him explain in detail, he was basically living
a life of artistic isolation for the last 5 years and was about to
go completely nomadic indefinitely shifting to pop ups, residencies
and gallery tours. And while that doesn't seem to be in
the cards anytime soon this chat is a wonderful window into the
mind of a constantly evolving artist.
talk about COVID-19 some but mostly we talk a lot about the life of
an artist and the importance of change, challenge and
improvisation. We recorded this in the middle of March just
as everything really started to kick off. It was deeply
therapeutic to have a long conversation right at the beginning of
this wild time that is still currently unfolding. I hope it
gives you a similar light hearted escape that it gave to
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