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

58: Discovering Something Special with Nature Journaling

Mike has had some recent success in exploring nature journaling. He shares his tools, techniques, and some tips along the way. He also talks about some of his recent...

57: Cars, Coconuts, and Letting Go of Perfection with France Van Stone

Mike continues his work with watercolor by painting a tractor and some bees and then he draws some rocks. France Van Stone then joins the podcast to share her...

56: Birds, Bunnies, and Cars, Oh My! It’s Time for Creative Check-in

Mike reflects on the last few interviews and the year to date. He talks about his recent foray into watercolor with more detail around some recent pieces as well...

55: Creating Fantasy Landscapes Through Observation and Ink with Sam Gillett

Mike works with a new online drawing tool and plays with watercolor, again 🙂 Sam Gillett then joins the podcast as an early-career artist to share his journey so...

54: Chasing Your Dreams, Animal Crackers, and Painting Every Day with Scott Sava

Mike talks about an online collaborative tool for digital art as well as a couple of graphite pieces. Scott Christian Sava joins the podcast to talk about his journey...

53: Draw Your World with Samantha Dion Baker

Mike talks about some his recent works and morel mushrooms. Samantha Dion Baker then joins the podcast to talk about her evolving art practice from graphic design to illustration...

52: Color Versus Line and Demystifying Oil Painting with Kimberly Brooks

Mike talks about some colored pencil pieces and future plans. Artist and author Kimberly Brooks joins the podcast to talk about her journey and her new book, “The New...

51: Art Education, Creating Pigments and the Clubhouse App with Sunaina Buckshey

Mike follows up on some UFOs and shares some thoughts on his current art pieces. Mike is then joined by artist Sunaina Buckshey to talk about her creative journey....

50: Combining Digital Visual Journalism and Activism with Cartoonist Liza Donnelly

Liza Donnelly joins Mike on this episode to talk about her creative journey in becoming a cartoonist for the New Yorker, Medium, Cosmopolitan, and so many other publications. She...