Drawing Inspiration Podcast

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

52: Color Versus Line and Demystifying Oil Painting with Kimberly Brooks

Mike talks about some colored pencil pieces and future plans. Artist and author Kimberly Brooks joins the podcast to talk about her journey and her new book, “The New Oil Painting”. They talk about her beginnings and how she took control of her own...

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51: Art Education, Creating Pigments and the Clubhouse App with Sunaina Buckshey

Mike follows up on some UFOs and shares some thoughts on his current art pieces. Mike is then joined by artist Sunaina Buckshey to talk about her creative journey. As a recent graduate of the London School of Arts with an MFA, Sunaina shares...

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50: Combining Digital Visual Journalism and Activism with Cartoonist Liza Donnelly

Liza Donnelly joins Mike on this episode to talk about her creative journey in becoming a cartoonist for the New Yorker, Medium, Cosmopolitan, and so many other publications. She talks about her mindset, tools and what it takes to become a successful cartoonist by...

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49: Exploring a Fantasy World of Charcoal and Graphite with Artist Eric Messinger

Mike shares a story about connections. Eric Messinger then joins the podcast to talk about his incredible charcoal and graphite fantasy art. Eric has a unique style and approach using abstract use of charcoal in prepping the paper for his characters to visit. He...

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48: Urban Sketching, Finding Your People, and The Power of The Fude with Marek Badzynski

Marek Badzynski joins the podcast to talk about his journey from Poland to Canada and architect to urban sketcher. Marek talks about his early days in Europe and how urban sketching saved him from a police incident. He then discusses his approach to using...

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47: Daily Doodles, TikTok, and Patreon with Artist Myriam Tillson

Myriam Tillson makes a return to the podcast to talk about her daily doodle exercise. Mike and Myriam then take a deep dive on a few of her pieces to explore the impact they have had on her as well as others. Myriam talks...

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