Drawing Inspiration Podcast

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

30: Gifts, Trust and Generosity with Artist Matthew Burrows

Mike receives support for episode 29 and finds focus and challenges in some recent pieces and some new tools. Mike is then joined by Matthew Burrows who talks about his career as an artist, teacher, and mentor. Matthew talks about art as a gift...

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29: Looking In, Reaching Out and Tooling Up

In this reflection episode, Mike talks about the recent events around racism and police brutality and where we go from here. He then reflects on the challenges in trying to be creative through these difficult times having had some rather unproductive weeks. Finally, Mike...

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28: Pens, Ink, Paper and Business Advice with The Pen Addict, Brad Dowdy

Mike finishes a nuthatch and is overwhelmed with the response. He connects some art supplies with people who need it and then shares the artwork of some local students. Mike is then joined by The Pen Addict, Brad Dowdy, who shares his journey from...

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27: Character Design, Digital Brushes and The Power of Habituation with Artist Max Ulichney

It’s been a challenging few weeks with the pandemic but Mike was still able to make art a priority in drawing some animals, dinosaurs and humans. Mike is then joined by the talented Max Ulichney to talk about his creative journey. Having worked at...

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26: First Anniversary and the Year in Review

Mike reflects on the one year anniversary of the podcast. Mike also talks about what he has learned from the numerous guests on the show with a focus on tools, techniques, sharing your art, business and of course inspiration and motivation. This is has...

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25: Urban Sketching using the Hand, Eye and the Heart with Artist and Teacher Ian Fennelly

Mike receives a wonderful gift from a neighbour and does more live drawings. He also updates his online portfolio and talks about his tools and process on another podcast. He is then joined by world-renowned urban sketcher Ian Fennelly who talks about his experience...

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