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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 share his journey from BFA to concept artist and art direction in the gaming industry. Marc discusses how he got...

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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 clips. A special giveaway by Etchr can be found inside the podcast. He graciously shares received audio tributes from fellow...

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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. Sarah Mckendry then joins the podcast to discuss her exciting and inspiring art journey. Sarah is a self-taught, internationally recognized...

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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 turtle painting. Stephanie Bower joins the podcast to talk about her journey into urban sketching. Stephanie reveals the devastating event...

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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 Hansen then joins Mike to discuss her career. Kathryn’s incredible talent for capturing the spirit and beauty of animals, 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 by to talk about her new book “Art of the Limited Palette: A Step-By-Step Practical Watercolour Guide.” Hazel shares her...

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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 Dr. Marisa Azad, who is an infectious diseases orthopedic physician and researcher at the Ottawa Hospital and a gifted fine...

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94: Painting the Town: Exploring Urban Scenes with Shari Blaukopf

Mike talks about a new app helping with his art and how you can be part of upcoming episode 100. Mike is then joined by Shari Blaukopf, a Montreal-based painter, teacher, author, and art blogger. Shari is a renowned...

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