97: Wild Inspiration: Exploring the World of Animal Art with Kathryn Hansen

Mike shares a new course coming in the fall and a little ink work. Renowned colored pencil artist Kathryn Hansen then joins Mike to discuss her career. Kathryn’s incredible talent for capturing the spirit and beauty of animals, Kathryn has made a name for herself in the art world. Kathryn takes us on a mesmerizing journey into the world of animals and nature, sharing her artistic process and the stories behind her stunning creations. Her homework won’t have you going very far for a subject.

Etchr Class in Textures in Depth

Arlo in graphite (Mike)

Great Blue Heron in ink (Mike)

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design

Margot Lennartz

Cat napping on blanket

Strathmore Bristol

Pastel Matt by Claire Fontaine 


Luminance and Pablo pencils



Kum sharpener

Carl Angle-5 sharpener

Indenting tools

Slice Craft Cutter Knife

Tombow 4h or 6h pencil

Proporational divider

Da Vinci Eye app

Barred owl work (vellum)

Society of Animal Artists

Colored Pencil Society of America

Stuart Smalley on Saturday Night Live


Mike Sibley

Robert Bateman on Drawing Inspiration Episode #20

Terry Miler artist

Birds in Art – Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum

===== How to reach Kathryn Hansen =====

Facebook – Kathryn Hansen

Instagram @kathrynhansenpencildrawings

Web – kathrynhansen.com

===== How to reach Mike Hendley =====


Instagram @Mike_Hendley 

Twitter @MikeHendley

Mike’s drawing kit 

Show notes at DrawingInspiration.fm

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