Episodes: 5 Columns

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...

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108: Golden Visions: Anna Gibbs on Nature and Gold Leaf Artistry

Anna Gibbs discusses her journey as an artist, including her upbringing in a creative household, her academic pursuits, and...

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107: One Bite at a Time: 20 Years of Comics, Illustration, and Design with Ryan Claytor, Cartoonist, and Professor

Today, we’re joined by the incredibly talented Ryan Claytor, a master in the realms of comics, illustration, and design....

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106: Drawn Together, Natural Pigments and the Many Faces of Dylan Sara

In this episode of Drawing Inspiration, I sit down with the talented Dylan Sara, whose passion for portraiture breathes...

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105: Capturing Light and Life: The Watercolour World of Shelley Prior

Mike reflects on his class from Wild Wonder Conference 2023 and upcoming changes. Shelley Prior joins the podcast to...

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104: Watercolors Meet Wanderlust on Alena Gastaldi’s Artistic Pilgrimage

Mike returns to the podcast after some time away, prepping for his presentation at Wild Wonder Conference 2023 and...

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103: Taking Time to Reflect, Brainstorm, Plan, and Create

Mike talks about a few upcoming events, some art pieces, and his plans for the summer. No summer homework!...

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102: Life in Art and Nature: Reflections on Nearly Four Decades of Exploration with Roseann Hanson

Mike embraces a new mindset to pull himself out of a slump. He also talks about some recent work...

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101: The Artistic Journey with Marc Taro Holmes: Urban Sketching (USK) and Beyond

Mike speaks to a recent workshop and shares news about upcoming fall events. Marc Taro Holmes joins Mike to...

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100: A Palette of 100 Episodes: The Journey of Drawing Inspiration

Marking a major milestone, Mike revels in the 100th podcast episode by reminiscing over past shows and introducing fresh...

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99: Artful Balance: Mastering Motherhood & Painting with Sarah Mckendry

Mike has had an exciting year developing outside his comfort zone and is nearing the completion of several works....

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98: The World of Urban Sketching: Architecture, Art, and Travel with Stephanie Bower

Mike has been busy with the road to 100 episodes but found time to create a cute baby sea...

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97: Wild Inspiration: Exploring the World of Animal Art with Kathryn Hansen

Mike shares a new course coming in the fall and a little ink work. Renowned colored pencil artist Kathryn...

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96: The Unlimited Art of the Limited Palette with Hazel Soan

Mike talks about a subject he rarely draws or paints and then practices some urban sketching. Hazel Soan stops...

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95: Painting Hope and Peace: Dr. Marisa Azad’s Vision for the Future of Art and Medicine

Mike launched his first drawing course and brought some blues into his recent pieces. Mike is then joined by...

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