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

91: The Art of Storytelling with Jared Cullum: Comics, Writing, Watercolor, and Plein Air Painting

Mike reflects on 2022 and highlights some of collaborations in addition to Patron supporters and listeners just like you. Jared Cullum joins the podcast to talk about his journey...

90: Unfolding Creativity: The Art of Lifting with Paper Artist Andrew Wong

Mike continues with cats in watercolor and acrylic. Andrew Wong (10past9) joins the podcast to discuss his creative journey from fashion design to paper artist. Andrew talks about how...

89: Depicting Canadian Landscapes, Cottage Country, and Streetcars Using Acrylics with Kenneth Kirsch

Mike reflects on some recent watercolor pieces and also talks about his new experience with acrylic. Kenneth Kirsch joins Mike to share his journey from being a creative kid...

88: For the Love of Architecture on Land and at Sea with Pencil Artist Greg DiNapoli

Mike talks a little about what’s happening in social media and how to make sure you are seen, heard and protected. Greg DiNapoli joins the podcast to talk about...

87: Illustration, Urban Sketching and Kickstarting Your Creative Obsession with Christina Wald 

Mike begins reflecting on 2022 and looks to 2023. He talks about recent pieces, including a new subject for some digital work. Artist, Illustrator, and writer Christina Wald joins...

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...