Drawing Inspiration Podcast

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

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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71: Channeling the Old Masters in the Land of Enchantment with Eric Romero

Mike talks about his new role as an Artist Ambassador for Pentel Canada. He also talks about his recent works using a mix of different media including 3D printing. Mike is then joined by self-taught artist Eric Romero whose representational style embraces work that...

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70: Escaping Expectations with Vibrant Colors and Canvases of Dreams with Shima Star

Mike plays with colored pencils on black toned paper and revisits graphite with a wonderful photogenic gecko. Mike is then joined by Shima Star who is an amazing artist he met through Clubhouse. They talk about her journey from exploring creativity in secret to...

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69: Building Your Creative Brand with Cole LaBounty McNair

Mike reflects on 2021 and the success of the podcast. He also touches on some recent watercolor and colored pencil pieces. Cole LaBounty McNair then joins the podcast to talk about his journey in art from a young age to where he is now....

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68: Taming Inner Demons with Pencils and Magic with Marta Witkiewicz

Mike talks about a recent course, some new pieces in his online store as well as revealing his 2022 theme. Mike is then joined by Marta Witkiewicz who talks about her journey from the forests and meadows to Poland to a world of magic...

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67: For the Love of Watercolor and Observation with Ian de Hoog

Mike talks about a change to Patreon, some new artwork, and setting your theme for 2022. Mike is then joined by artist and educator Ian de Hoog who shares his creative journey that involves music and art. Ian goes into detail about his tools...

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