The Drawing Inspiration Podcast

Each week, Mike Hendley explores all forms of drawing.  Graphite, coloured pencil and digital are all covered. Mike talks about his own journey in becoming an artist and shares some of his tips and tricks along the way.

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08: Sketchnoting with Mike Rohde

Mike tries watercolor, talks about the Linea Instagram contest and watches makeup videos on YouTube. Mike then talks with the designer, illustrator and author Mike Rohde, the creator of...

07: Are you a hobbyist, artist, student or teacher? Struggling with labels when you may feel like an impostor

Mike starts planning for a summer vacation, enjoys a meetup with local artists and does a live draw at an Apple Store as part of #TodayatApple. He also explores...

06: Creativity on the Go – My Drawing EDC

Mike attends a launch party, has a live drawing session coming up at an Apple Store (#TodayatApple), talks about his recent pieces, putting together a drawing EDC and shares...

05: Drawing Rainbows! It’s Time to Talk Colored Pencils

Mike talks iPadOS 13 beta, nail colors, drawing with an iPad Air 2, bunnies and flowers. He then does a deep dive into all things colored pencil from the...

04: Finding Inspiration

Mike begins by talking butterflies and touches on some of his recent sketches. He is pretty excited about what is coming in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. Mike then...

03: Drawing with an iPad

Mike finally finished the graphite drawing of the chickadee, watched a Disney artist create a Bob Ross painting and may consider doing a flipbook. He also does a deep...

02: What’s in my graphite toolkit?

Mike recovers from an injury, finds his creative type is that of “thinker” and signs up for the Adobe Photoshop for iOS beta. He also goes through everything in...

01: Beginnings

In this premiere episode, Mike explores the origins of his art as well as the podcast itself. He talks about his chickadee piece, some digital work as well as...