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. They talk about education, skill, inspiration, and building your brand. Cole shares some insights around his success and his approach to running a creative business. Cole’s homework will give you pause.


Black swallowtail





The Cooper Union (New York)

Maryland Institute College of Art

Art Institute Chicago

Vanessa Foley 

Eurasian Buzard on tree stump

Tricoloured heron

Faber Castell Polychromos

Caran d’Ache Pablo

Staedtler Lumograph black

Afmat sharpener

Tombow mono zero

Arches hot press

John Singer Sargent

Fabriano Artistico

Max Packs (Retro Maxpack)

Aaron Blaise brush sets

Nomad Sculpt

Epson P900

Hahnemuhle William Turner printer paper




Da Vinci app (iOS)

Etchr Sketchbooks

The Last Vermeer (movie)

Sylvie Mahdalova (artist)

Hannah Shand (artist)

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Web site https://www.clmwildlifeart.com/

Tiktok @clmartistry

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Twitter @MikeHendley

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