Upvoted by Reddit

Every day, hundreds of thousands of votes are cast across thousands of communities on reddit. reddit propels people and ideas to an audience of millions. We created this podcast so we can delve deeper and go beyond those upvotes -- to learn more about the stories that hit our frontpages and left a lasting impression. Hopefully, we’ll gain further insight into ourselves as well as the communities we love that make reddit so special.




037: Reddit in Watercolour

/u/shitty_watercolour is the focus of this week’s episode of Upvoted by Reddit. We discuss his upbringing, how he started doing paintings on reddit, welcoming celebrities on AMAs, how he started getting paid commissions, depression, growing as an artist, his recent novelty account art battle with /u/awildsketchappeared, and his upcoming project with /u/Poem_for_your_sprog.   This episode is sponsored by Squarespace and Ziprectuiter.   Relevant Links:

  • /u/Shitty_Watercolour’s AMA
  • /u/Shitty_Watercolour’s Wikipedia Page
  • Bryan Cranston AMA Thank You Video
  • /u/Shitty_Watercolour on CNN for his AMA Painting of President Barack Obama
  • /u/Shitty_Watercolour’s Website
  • /u/Shitty_Watercolour’s Most Recent Art Battle with /u/awildsketchappeared


 24 September 2015  36m