109: Finding Beauty in Brokenness with Nathan Terborg

In this conversation, Nathan Terborg discusses his journey as an artist and the importance of family support. He shares how his children find his work cool and how creating with them is a rewarding experience. Nathan also talks about his use of fire and heat in his art, finding beauty in imperfections, and the value of experimentation. He emphasizes the need to overcome self-censorship and encourages artists to try new materials and techniques. Nathan also discusses the power of video in promoting art and the importance of finding time for creativity. In this conversation, Nathan Terborg shares insights on the importance of divorcing oneself from engaging with other people’s opinions, especially imaginary ones. He emphasizes the value of embracing one’s own creative space and allowing it to drive the work. 

Etchr class

Museum of Nature (Urban Sketcher Outing)

Chickadee sketch (Etchr Drawing Course)

Frogs with markers



“On Writing” byStephen King

Bernzomtaic propane


Angle grinder

Orbital sander


Jerry Saltz

“The Creative Act: A Way of Being” by Rick Rubin

“Catching the Big Fish” by David Lynch

“The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles” by Steven Pressfield

“An Immense World” by Ed Yong

“Just Make Art” podcast Nathan Terborg and Ty Nathan Clark

“That Which Remains” show at Another gallery in Denver

===== How to reach Nathan Terborg =====

Website nathanterborg.com 


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YouTube https://www.youtube.com/@MikeHendleyArt/

Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

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