Drawing Inspiration Podcast

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

10: Watercolor with Anna Bucciarelli

Mike does some more outdoor watercolor work, prepares a new set of painting kits and finds out he may breathe like a creative. Mike is then joined by Canadian artist Anna Bucciarelli to talk about everything from watercolor to digital work, work/life balance, finding...

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09: Capturing and printing your art with Sam from Shoebox Studio

Mike provides updates on face painting, finding inspiration in PEI, Paperlike 2 and Inktober 2019. Mike then sits down with Sam from Shoebox Studio to talk about capturing and printing your art work. This is a must listen if you ever plan on making...

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08: Sketchnoting with Mike Rohde

Mike tries watercolor, talks about the Linea Instagram contest and watches makeup videos on YouTube. Mike then talks with the designer, illustrator and author Mike Rohde, the creator of Sketchnoting, about his journey from drawing cars as a kid to now inspiring others to...

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07: Are you a hobbyist, artist, student or teacher? Struggling with labels when you may feel like an impostor

Mike starts planning for a summer vacation, enjoys a meetup with local artists and does a live draw at an Apple Store as part of #TodayatApple. He also explores labels and impostor syndrome. This week’s artist is Lydia_Eliza on Instagram. ===== LINKS FROM THE...

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06: Creativity on the Go – My Drawing EDC

Mike attends a launch party, has a live drawing session coming up at an Apple Store (#TodayatApple), talks about his recent pieces, putting together a drawing EDC and shares details about his murse. He also introduces a new segment highlighting an artist on Instagram....

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05: Drawing Rainbows! It’s Time to Talk Colored Pencils

Mike talks iPadOS 13 beta, nail colors, drawing with an iPad Air 2, bunnies and flowers. He then does a deep dive into all things colored pencil from the various types of pencils, to paper and technique. While these aren’t your childhood Crayola crayons,...

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Latest from Instagram

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  • Built myself this little plein air sketch easel. Magnets hold two sizes of palettes (smaller one pictured), rag off one side and collapsible water cup on the other side. Completely adjustable. Thanks @jamesgurneyart for the video/plans. #urbansketching #pleinair
  • I am so excited to release this next episode of the Drawing Inspiration podcast with artist @anna.m.bucciarelli . We talk watercolor and digital art as well as inspiration, work/life balance and education. Anna has so many positive things to share. Link in my profile.
  • New quick sketch today from an artist meetup. It’s hard working with my new larger paint case. I should be done my @jamesgurneyart easel this week which should be helpful. #urbansketchers #urbansketching #danielsmithwatercolor #moleskine #sakuramicron #pleinair #stittsville
  • A quick dash of colour and I am done. Lovely view #almonte #sakuramicron #moleskine #urbansketchers #urbansketching #art #artist #watercolor #almontefibrefestival #fibrefest #danielsmithwatercolor
  • Super quick sketch from the bridge in Almonte overlooking @joesitalkitchen and @heirloomalmonte  Rain coming so adding colour at home. Sakura micro pen and Moleskine watercolour book #urbansketching #almonte #sakuramicron
  • It’s official. The @inktober 2019 prompts are out. Are you participating? I will be doing it again this year on the iPad #inktober2019 #inktober