Drawing Inspiration Podcast

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

77: Google Doodles, Route 66 and the Animated Sketchbook Journey with Matthew Cruickshank

Mike has a productive couple of weeks and is set to appear as a guest on another podcast. Google Art Director Matthew Cruickshank joins the podcast to talk about his latest Google Doodle exploring Route 66. Matthew talks about his early days with Warner...

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76: A Journey from Fine Art to Urban Sketching with Paul Heaston

Mike continues with his entries in his perpetual journal and some other studies with ink and watercolor. Mike also creates an alternative for those interested in supporting him and the podcast. Paul Heaston sits down with Mike to talk about his journey from drawing...

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75: Breathing Life into the Pages of Vintage Books with Craig Williams

Mike talks about his recent perpetual journal entries, an Instagram reel, and celebrates some friends who have reached 100 episodes of their podcast. Mike also talks about his live draws, being kind to yourself, and using social media for your own needs. Mike is...

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74: Botanical Art and The Perpetual Journal with Lara Call Gastinger

Mike reflects on some recent live draws, discusses reference photos, and is ready for acrylics. Mike is then joined by Lara Call Gastinger to talk about her journey from nature to science and art. She talks about her award-winning botanical work as well as...

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73: Pencils, Polygons and Sculpting in 3D with Glen Southern

Mike continues his live draw sessions on Instagram and talks about how to become a guest. Mike is then joined by Glen Southern who has been working in 3D modeling for over 20 years. He shares his journey and then they dive deep into...

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72: Unleashing the Artist with Astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor

Mike creates a 3D render of his art for a visually impaired friend and continues his live draws. Mike is then joined by artist, poet, and astronaut Dr. Sian Proctor to talk about her creative journey. They explore her early interest in science and...

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