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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All Episodes

86: Mixed media, Watercolor and Taking the Road Less Traveled with Tina Hotchkiss 

Mike talks about Inktober as well as other monthly challenges and shares some of his recent work. Tina Hotchkiss then joins the show to talk about her journey from...

85: Exploring Landscapes Around the World with Art ToolKit Founder Maria Coryell-Martin

Mike reflects on the Wild Wonder 2022 Nature Journal Conference and some art he has been working on. Mike is then joined by Maria Coryell-Martin to talk about her...

84: Draw Yourself Calm Using Patterns in Nature with Amy Maricle

Mike reflects on the life changes that can impact a creative and shares some of his recent works. Amy Maricle stops by the podcast to talk about her new...

83: Being Curious, Social Media, and the Joy of Watercolors and Acrylics with Alyssa Doggett

Mike talks about a few art updates and announces some YouTube videos are coming soon. Mike is then joined by Alyssa Doggett to talk about her creative journey. As...

82: From Murals to Miniatures, Supporting Conservation Through Art with Zoe Fitchet

Mike announces the winner of the Etchr sketchbook giveaway. Mike also has some conference tickets to share. Zoe Fitchet joins the podcast to talk about her journey from being...

81: The Practice and Journey of Art with Artist and Science Illustrator Mesa Schumacher

Mike announces a new partnership with Etchr and talks about the upcoming Wild Wonder Nature Journaling Conference. Mike is then joined by Mesa Schumacher who talks about her career...

80: Finding Your Brand and Creative Success Through Twitch, YouTube and Hard Work with Cassy Draws

Mike creates some more watercolor on black paper. He then shares his plan for a solo art retreat. Cassy Draws joins the podcast to share her creative journey from...

79: Using Art to Build Awareness, with Artist and Bird-Nerd Hannah Shand

Mike reflects on a small flood as well as some recent artwork. Hannah Shand then joins the podcast to talk about her journey from fashion design to a becoming...

78: Creating Art Outdoors: Urban Sketching and Plein Air Painting

Mike Hendley shares a sketchbook tour on Instagram and talks about some of his entries in his perpetual journal. Mike visits a local tulip festival to create some sketchbook...