Drawing Inspiration Podcast

Exploring the joy of drawing with graphite, colored pencil and digital

80: Finding Your Brand and Creative Success Through Twitch, YouTube and Hard Work with Cassy Draws

Mike creates some more watercolor on black paper. He then shares his plan for a solo art retreat. Cassy Draws joins the podcast to share her creative journey from being an early creative to graphic design, Twitch streamer and fine art. She talks about...

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79: Using Art to Build Awareness, with Artist and Bird-Nerd Hannah Shand

Mike reflects on a small flood as well as some recent artwork. Hannah Shand then joins the podcast to talk about her journey from fashion design to a becoming successful artist with a focus on rendering birds in ink. Mike and Hannah explore her...

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78: Creating Art Outdoors: Urban Sketching and Plein Air Painting

Mike Hendley shares a sketchbook tour on Instagram and talks about some of his entries in his perpetual journal. Mike visits a local tulip festival to create some sketchbook entries outside. Inspired by the outdoor experience, Mike does an overview of his current plein...

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77: Google Doodles, Route 66 and the Animated Sketchbook Journey with Matthew Cruickshank

Mike has a productive couple of weeks and is set to appear as a guest on another podcast. Google Art Director Matthew Cruickshank joins the podcast to talk about his latest Google Doodle exploring Route 66. Matthew talks about his early days with Warner...

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76: A Journey from Fine Art to Urban Sketching with Paul Heaston

Mike continues with his entries in his perpetual journal and some other studies with ink and watercolor. Mike also creates an alternative for those interested in supporting him and the podcast. Paul Heaston sits down with Mike to talk about his journey from drawing...

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75: Breathing Life into the Pages of Vintage Books with Craig Williams

Mike talks about his recent perpetual journal entries, an Instagram reel, and celebrates some friends who have reached 100 episodes of their podcast. Mike also talks about his live draws, being kind to yourself, and using social media for your own needs. Mike is...

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