Drawing Inspiration Podcast

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

64: Reflections, Creating with Mushroom Ink, and Social Media

Mike takes an episode to reflect on being a creative over the last couple of months. He explores some of the challenges we experience and considers how to build a recipe for recovery for your creative practice. He then answers questions about creating mushroom...

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63: Exploring Curiosity and Nature Journaling with Bethan Burton

Mike talks about a very special crossover episode of this podcast. He also talks about Inktober and an NFT drop. Bethan Burton, artist and host of the “Journaling with Nature” joins the show to talk about capturing and documenting the world around us. She...

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62: Scientific Illustration, Flying Trilobites and Social Media with Glendon Mellow

Mike talks about some recent work, podcast starter packs, and Inktober plans. Artist and writer Glendon Mellow joins the podcast to talk about scientific illustration also know as #sciart. He talks about his journey from a fine art degree, to retail and then writing...

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61: Connections, Embracing Challenges, and Enjoying the Present with Gayle Kabaker

Mike completes another page in his nature journal, visits a local historic site and talks about prompts like #sciartseptember and Inktober. Artist and teacher Gayle Kabaker joins the podcast to talk about her creative journey from fashion illustrator to portraiture and cover design. She...

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60: Connecting with Friends and Finding a New Creative Path with Artist Alvin Chong

Mike prepares some starter packs for those interested in a list of curated episodes around certain topics. He also shares a strategy in how to share your work. Alvin Chong joins the podcast to talk about his beginnings and his journey from creativity and...

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59: Turning a Passion into a Tool for Change with Wildlife Artist Sophie Green

Mike gets a little too close to a possessed 1936 Dodge and draws some more insects. Wildlife artist Sophie Green joins the podcast to talk about her creative journey from teacher to an accomplished and successful artist. Sophie talks about her recent pieces from...

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