Drawing Inspiration Podcast

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

89: Depicting Canadian Landscapes, Cottage Country, and Streetcars Using Acrylics with Kenneth Kirsch

Mike reflects on some recent watercolor pieces and also talks about his new experience with acrylic. Kenneth Kirsch joins Mike to share his journey from being a creative kid to graphic design and now a successful landscape artist. Ken talks about his tools, his...

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88: For the Love of Architecture on Land and at Sea with Pencil Artist Greg DiNapoli

Mike talks a little about what’s happening in social media and how to make sure you are seen, heard and protected. Greg DiNapoli joins the podcast to talk about his journey from playing with LEGO building bricks to a fascination with lighthouses and the...

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87: Illustration, Urban Sketching and Kickstarting Your Creative Obsession with Christina Wald 

Mike begins reflecting on 2022 and looks to 2023. He talks about recent pieces, including a new subject for some digital work. Artist, Illustrator, and writer Christina Wald joins the podcast to discuss her journey from industrial design to working with properties such as...

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86: Mixed media, Watercolor and Taking the Road Less Traveled with Tina Hotchkiss 

Mike talks about Inktober as well as other monthly challenges and shares some of his recent work. Tina Hotchkiss then joins the show to talk about her journey from a child who found creativity to help with her dyslexia to art teacher. She talks...

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85: Exploring Landscapes Around the World with Art ToolKit Founder Maria Coryell-Martin

Mike reflects on the Wild Wonder 2022 Nature Journal Conference and some art he has been working on. Mike is then joined by Maria Coryell-Martin to talk about her journey and how her job as an expeditionary artist led her to create her own...

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84: Draw Yourself Calm Using Patterns in Nature with Amy Maricle

Mike reflects on the life changes that can impact a creative and shares some of his recent works. Amy Maricle stops by the podcast to talk about her new book, “Draw Yourself Calm” which taps into those patterns all around us in nature. She...

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