Drawing Inspiration Podcast

Exploring what it means to be an artist. Join us for thoughtful conversations with creatives at all stages in their career working with various mediums.

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! The podcast will be back in late August for episode 104. Etchr YouTube video (blog post) Mike @Etchr Studio Wild Wonder 2023 YouTube Channel (Mike...

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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 and prep for courses and talks. Roseann Hanson joins the podcast to talk about her journey from an early exposure to nature and art to...

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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 into urban sketching, direct watercolor,...

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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 creatives, a testament to the...

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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 oil painter, art educator, and...

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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 that led to her first...

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